Sustainable Urban Housing: Collaborating for Liveable and Inclusive Cities

Thank you for your votes! Stay tuned for the winners announcement on April 12, 2011.

This competition is being launched in anticipation of the 2012 Summit of the Americas, and in support of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas (ECPA). It is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, and is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of State, and the American Planning Association with support from the Brazilian Ministry of Cities.

Winners Announced! The three winners will each receive a prize of US $10,000.

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This competition was launched in anticipation of the 2012 Summit of the Americas, and in support of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas (ECPA). It is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, and is a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of State, and the American Planning Association with support from the Brazilian Ministry of Cities.

The most competitive entrants will be showcased and reviewed at an event that closes the competition on July 18-19, 2011 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. where they will be viewed by public and private partners, including prospective funders.

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Prizes
The top three entries will win US $10,000 each. Winners will be announced on April 12, 2011. Fifteen finalists will be invited to an event that closes the competition in June 2011 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. There, innovative examples of sustainable urban housing will receive the support of public and private partners to stimulate economic growth, combat poverty, and build environmentally savvy, transit-rich, walkable urban cities. Early Entry Prize: The two best entries submitted by 5PM EST, December 12, 2010 will each be eligible to win a prize of US $500. Being an Early Entry Prize winner does not preclude you from winning the competition in any way, or guarantee finalist status. All entries will be equally evaluated per the Changemakers criteria at the completion of the entry period. The Early Entry Prize winners will be announced on December 19, 2010.