SIP Planning Awards

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NEW UPDATE (as at 6 August 2019)

This year, we received more than 50 project submissions and our judges have finally shortlisted the winning projects.  We are pleased to inform that the Awards Presentation is now open for registration.

We are greatly honored to have Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance, Singapore as our Guest of Honor. This prestigious Planning Awards recognises urban planners,urban designers and related design consultancy firms for their excellence in both local, as well as overseas projects. 

Please click here to register.

We look forward to your support once again.

Regards

Ms Nina Yang

Chairperson  




About SIP Planning Awards

The idea to have the SIP Planning Awards was mooted in the year 2006. The objective was to honour urban planners and the team for the various excellent planning projects or plans undertaken by urban planners and planning consultancy firms in Singapore and overseas. 

The award is open to Singapore planners and planning firms but not restricted to local projects. The inaugural launch of the SIP Planning Awards was made during the Spatial Planning Conference on 3 Apr 2008.

1st SIP Planning Awards 2008
2nd SIP Planning Awards 2010
3rd SIP Planning Awards 2013
4th SIP Planning Awards 2015
5th SIP Planning Awards 2017
6th SIP Planning Awards 2019 
This prestigious Planning Awards program recognises urban planners, urban designers and related design consultancy firms for their excellence in both local, as well as overseas projects.

There will be five types of awards. For the first four awards, the awards will be presented in two categories: the SIP members category and the International category (For non SIP Member).

ELIGIBILITY
For all of SIP Member categories, one key member (of the team or individual) must be a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Planners. The requirement of SIP membership is not applicable for the International Categories.

For the Student category, one key member must be a Student Member of SIP and a student of master planning, urban design or related field from a recognized tertiary institution in Singapore or overseas.

REGISTRATION FEE
Registration fees for project entries are as follows:

SIP Member entries (for all categories) : SGD 250
International entries (for all categories) : SGD 350
Student entries : (for SIP student category) : FREE
Note : The registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE after acceptance of registration.  Upon registration, we will send you the invoice for payment.


BEST PLANNING PROJECT

This award is for a well-executed master plan that demonstrates innovation and excellence in developing liveable communities. Applications may include but are not limited to strategic visioning plans for new urban developments, comprehensive planning of new large urban development areas as well as economic development strategies. 


BEST URBAN DESIGN PROJECT 

This award is for a plan that demonstrates innovative urban design principles and with strong emphasis on the creation and curation of the public space, identity of the place and the notion of placemaking. Applications may include, but are not limited to residential, commercial and mixed use developments. For this award, projects which are implemented and completed on site will be assessed separately. 


BEST PROJECT FOR RESILIENT PLANNING

This award is for a plan that demonstrates environmentally sustainable planning, community conservation, or community revitalization. Applications may include but are not limited to brownfield development, district conservation plans, or other plans where resource conservation is a key component of the plan. For this award, projects which are implemented and completed on site will be assessed separately. 


BEST PROJECT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING 

This award is for a plan that demonstrate excellence in infrastructure. Applications may include but are not limited to plans for transportation, utilities, or other infrastructure projects that demonstrate innovative or best practice approaches to improving quality of life through infrastructure.  


BEST STUDENT ENTRY 

This award is for student projects on a range of urban planning topics including but not limited to:  master planning, urban design, sustainability, and concepts involving environmental, social and economic and landscape design. Applicants must be enrolled in a polytechnic or tertiary institution.