The 2014 APA-IN Awards Program
The annual APA-IN Hoosier Planning Awards honor excellence in plans, individuals and organizations that have advanced the practice of planning. They are truly a celebration of the best of Indiana planning projects, plans and people.
This year’s awards were presented at the spring conference in Muncie by Josh Desmond, AICP, the APA-IN Awards Committee Chair. The following individuals and organizations received 2014 Hoosier Planning Awards.
Criteria: This category pertains to written plans representing significant advancement of planning in the state. Plans may be made by a planning agency, team, firm, community group, or local authority.
WINNER: Town of Fishers
PROJECT: The Fishers Community Art Master Plan
Outstanding Best Practice
Criteria: To be awarded for a specific planning tool, practice, program, project, or process that is a significant advancement to specific elements of planning. This category emphasizes results and demonstrates how innovative and state-of-the-art planning methods and practices helped to implement a plan.
WINNER: Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
PROJECT: Creating Livable Communities Program
Outstanding Student Project
Criteria: This award is given to an outstanding paper or class project by a student or group of students. Students in accredited and non-accredited planning programs are eligible for this award.
WINNER: Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Spring 2013 V600 Class
PROJECT: Bedford/Lawrence County Capstone Project
Congratulations to each of the winners for your excellence in planning!
Click Here to view the 2013 APA-IN Hoosier Planning Award Recipients