APPI Planning Awards

You take pride in your work. We take pride in it too. 

APPI’s greatest goal is to promote excellence and professional standards in the field of planning. With our annual APPI Awards, we recognize exemplary work in the planning profession. 

2021 Planning Awards

Awards acknowledge meritorious plans and projects, undertaken in whole or in part by members of the Institute, that significantly contribute to the livability of communities in Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Plans and projects specific to rural and indigenous planning are encouraged. A Certificate of Planning Excellence or a Certificate of Planning Merit may be awarded.

The Planning Award recipients will be announced and honoured at the virtual Planning Awards Ceremony to be hosted in the fall of 2021.


2020 Awards 

The 2020 awards were presented virtually at the  Volunteer Awards and Appreciation Celebration virtually on November 26, 2020. 2020 APPI Planning Awards Announcement

Award of Planning Excellence

908 ATCO Village Homes for Heros Foundation Tiny Home Village for Veterans
Homes for Heros Foundation, NAK Design Strategies, hunter tristan design, Aplin & Martin Consultants Ltd

Awards of Planning Merit

Alberta Avenue Neighbourhood Urban Design Analysis
Green Space Alliance, WSP, City of Edmonton

Beltline Area Redevelopment Plan (Culture and Entertainment District)
City of Calgary

Bonnie Doon Town Centre Master Plan and Rezoning
Morguard Investments Limited, B&A Planning Group, Designcorp International, Intelligent Futures, Bunt & Associates and Aplin Martin Consultants Ltd.

Chinatown Urban Interface Plan
Green Space Alliance, City of Edmonton, ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.

Victoria District Area Structure Plan
Municipal Planning Services, Smoky Lake County, Smoky Lake County Regional Heritage Board

Congratulations to this year's recipients and thank you to everyone who took the time to prepare and submit this year!

2019 Awards

The 2019 awards were presented at the 2019 APPI Conference in Fort McMurray, October 7, 2019. 2019 APPI Planning Awards Press Release