SUED commended at the International Award for Planning Excellence by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) awards for planning excellence celebrate outstanding projects, Plans and people that have showed the power of planning. These awards continue to recognize and reward the brightest talent in the planning profession, the most outstanding plans, projects and people helping to transform economies, environment and communities.
SUED Programme was commended by the award panelist headed by RTPI President (2022), The comments by the judges were as follows.
“Sustainable Urban Economic Kenya demonstrates the true value of how to apply planning principles through the lens of international development. There was real, tangible, and clearly demonstrated benefits for the local community. The judges applauded the strong community engagement and described Sustainable Urban Economic Plans Kenya as, extremely strong on under-represented groups, demonstrating a fully participatory and inclusive approach. From a societal perspective it is likely to have profound impacts.”
The SUED Urban Economic Plans (UEPs) were developed by WS Atkins and Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Limited as their local partners under the management of TetraTech.
RTPI announced the final winners under the various categories at a national award presentation on 30th November 2022 at the Mermaid in Central London.