Call for Entries - 2013 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative place making solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities.

One Gold Medal of $50,000 and four Silver Medals of $10,000 will be awarded. Projects must be a real place, not just a plan or a program, and be located in the 48 contiguous United States. Award winners may use prize money in any way that benefits the project.

To apply:
Visit to learn more about the award (including a digital archive and case studies of past winners) and to download the application. For more information, questions or to request a copy of the application or Call for Entries poster, email us at

The deadline for the 2013 Award is December 10, 2012.

For more information, contact:

Anne-Marie Lubenau, AIA, Director
Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence
Bruner Foundation
130 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139
(T) 617.492.8404
(F) 617.876.4002