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Sustainable Cities Design Academy Call for Applications

Date: 1/15/2013 - 2/15/2013

Type: Call for Submissions

Location(s): US


The American Architectural Foundation announces the Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA) 2013 Call for Applications and encourages public-private partnership project teams to apply. Successful applicants will join AAF for one of two design workshops in Washington, D.C.:

  • June 5-7, 2013
  • September 11-13, 2013.

SCDA connects project teams and multidisciplinary sustainable design experts through highly interactive design workshops that help project teams advance their green infrastructure and community development goals. To support a diverse portfolio of SCDA projects, United Technologies Corporation generously underwrites participants’ attendance costs. Past SCDA project team participants include:

  • Philadelphia Navy Yard
  • Mariposa Corridor, Fresno, California
  • Mill River District, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Parcel 24, Chinatown, Boston
  • Peñuelas Solar Park, Puerto Rico
  • Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta
  • Uptown Triangle Revitalization Plan, Seattle
  • Chicago DeCarbonization Plan.

To read about these successful SCDA project teams and past participants visit Applications are due Friday, February 15, 2013. If you have any questions regarding SCDA or this application process, contact Elizabeth Blazevich, program director, Sustainable Cities Design Academy, 202.787.1017,  


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