Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City finalists announced

November 13, 2017,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today announced four finalists for Urban SOS® 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenged multidisciplinary teams to connect more people in regions around the world to the opportunities found in contemporary cities. | Read More

Finalists For “Urban SOS: Fair Share” Competition

December 8, 2016,AEDT

AECOM and Van Alen Institute recently announced the four finalist teams in the annual Urban SOS competition, which asked university students to address some of the most pressing challenges faced by cities worldwide. The contest is presented in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). This | Read More

Urban SOS: Fair Share | Student Design Competition

August 6, 2016,AEDT

Urban SOS, an annual competition presented by AECOM and Van Alen Institute in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities — Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, challenges students around the globe to come together across disciplines to tackle some of our cities’ most pressing issues. The seventh edition in the series, Fair | Read More

Memorials of the Future Finalists announced

July 3, 2016,AEDT

The four finalist teams of the Memorials of the Future design competition have been selected. The finalists will move to the next stage that includes working with competition partners to develop site-specific for the memorials in Washinton, D.C., USA. The teams’ proposals are expected to “advance a framework for the | Read More

Registrations open for L Train Shutdown Charrette

June 4, 2016,AEDT

Van Alen Institute has opened registrations for the L Train Shutdown Charrette. The Canarsie tunnel connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn on the L line will be closed completely for one and a half years or closed partially for three years to make repairs due to damage from Superstorm Sandy. Van Alen Institute is holding | Read More