2021 Award Winners

November 30, 2021
We are very happy to announce our 2021 API Award Winners!

Physical Plans and Design

Physical Plans and Design is awarded to O2 Planning and Design on behalf of Fredericton Exhibition Ltd. and the City of Fredericton for the “New Brunswick Exhibition Grounds Site Development Plan.”

Submissions in this category include:

  • Physical land-use plan or project

  • Guidelines for implementation

  • Design elements for a specific site or area, such as

    • Site-design Plans

    • Mixed-use Development

    • Business/Industrial Park

    • Park/Trail Plans

    • Historic Site/Resource Plans

    • Revitalization Plans, or

    • Downtown-improvement Plans

Comprehensive Policies and Plans

Comprehensive Policies and Plans is awarded to UPLAND Planning + Design, on behalf of The Town of Lunenburg for their project “Project Lunenburg Comprehensive Community Plan.”

Submissions in this category include:

  • A strategic, long-range policy plan for a municipality, a portion of a municipality (e.g. neighbourhood, downtown) or multiple municipalities (a region);

  • A regional plan, municipal-development plan, neighbourhood plan, rural plan, area-structure plan, area-redevelopment plan, including a land-use/zoning by-law.

  • A special plan that addresses the environment, housing, economic development, recreation and/or parks, social planning, transportation and infrastructure of a municipality or region.

New Planning Directions

New Planning Directions is awarded to Mills & Wright Landscape Architecture, on behalf of the City of Mount Pearl, for their project “Find Your Centre – Mount Pearl City Centre Renewal Plan.”

Rural Small Town Plans

Rural Small Town Plans is awarded to FBM with Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities for the “Nova Scotia Main Streets Assessment Method.”

Volunteer Awards

We are also thankful and pleased to announce our 2021 Volunteer Award Winners. Those that volunteer their time play a very vital role in keeping the organization running smoothly and constantly developing. They are also instrumental in helping to drive the planning profession forward in the public eye.

This year we would like to congratulate:




in recognition of outstanding dedication and contribution to the Institute and the planning profession.

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