Winners for Excellence in Planning
We were excited to announce the winners of PIBC's annual Awards for Excellence in Planning and Awards for Individual Achievement. Due to COVID-19, this year’s PIBC award winners were announced online and formally celebrated and acknowledged during our online World Town Planning Day event on November 6, 2020.
It was with great pleasure that PIBC announced the following 2020 winners for Excellence in Planning in their respective categories. (Click on the winners' names to learn more about their award-winning projects.)
- Click here for the #PIBC2020 Awards video celebrating our winners.
- Click here for the Planning West article the 2020 Award winners (Fall 2020 issue).
- Click here for the complete 2020 Awards Winners' Summaries.
Excellence in Policy Planning - Small Town & Rural Areas
GOLD WINNER - Beringia Community Planning Inc. & Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council for Our Sacred Land: Indigenous Peoples’ Land Use Planning Handbook in BC
SILVER WINNER - City of Penticton for Penticton 2045: Official Community Plan
Excellence in Policy Planning - City & Urban Areas
GOLD WINNER - City of Vancouver for Rain City Strategy: A Green Rainwater Infrastructure and Rainwater Management Initiative
SILVER WINNER - District of Saanich for 2020 Climate Plan: 100% Renewable & Resilient Saanich
Excellence in Planning Practice - Small Town & Rural Areas
GOLD WINNER - City of Quesnel & Urban Systems Ltd. for Quesnel Waterfront Plan
SILVER WINNER - District of Lantzville & Vancouver Island University (Master of Community Planning Program) for District of Lantzville Zoning Bylaw
Excellence in Planning Practice - City & Urban Areas
GOLD WINNER - City of Surrey & PFS Studio for Nicomekl Riverfront Park Management Plan
SILVER WINNER - Metro Vancouver & CitySpaces Consulting Ltd. for What Works: Securing Affordable and Special Needs Housing through Housing Agreements
Research & New Directions
GOLD WINNER - Eastside Culture Crawl Society for City Without Art? No Net Loss, Plus!
SILVER WINNER - HUB Cycling & TransLink for Benchmarking the State of Cycling in Metro Vancouver 2019
HONOURABLE MENTION*: Intelligent Futures for Sparwood Livability Study
*This submission demonstrated a unique approach to address challenges faced by a very small resource-based community.
Congratulations again to our 2020 Awards winners!