Professional Awards Received by Larry Beasley

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1987    Achievement Award- Downtown Vancouver Association (Legacies Program)

1987    Special Achievement Award- International Downtown Association, Washington D.C. (Legacies  Program)

1988    National Honour Award-  Canadian Institute of Planners (Legacies Program)

1990    Award for Planning Excellence-  Planning Institute of British Columbia (False Creek North Plan)
1991    Award of Merit- Planning Institute of British Columbia (Coal Harbour Policy Plan)

1992    Award of Merit-  Planning Institute of British Columbia (Central Area Plan)

1992    “Golden Nugget” Award-  Pacific Coast Builders Conference, San Francisco, Calif. (False Creek North Plan)

1992    Excellence on the Waterfront Honour Award-  Waterfront Centre Society, Washington, D.C. (Coal Harbour Plan)

1993    Award for Planning Excellence-  Planning Institute of British Columbia (Downtown South Plan/Implementation)

1994    Award for Contribution to Local Government-  Social Planning & Research Council of  B.C. & Forum for Planning Action
(Victory Square Planning Program)

1994    “Georgie” – Silver Award-  Canadian Home Builders’ Association of B.C. (Government Cooperation for Concord Pacific Place)

1995    National Honour Award for Intergovernmental Cooperation- Canadian Institute of Planners (Central Waterfront Port

Lands Policy Statement)

1996    Award of Merit-  Planning Institute of British Columbia (Downtown Public Realm Improvements)

1996    Award of Planning Excellence- Planning Institute of British Columbia (False Creek North Policy Broadsheets and Official Development Plan)

1996    “World’s 100 Best Planning-  United Nations Centre for Human Settlements, Nairobi, Kenya – for
Practices” Habitat II Summit, Istanbul, Turkey (Waterfront Planning Process and Plans)

1998    Award for Planning Excellence-Planning Institute of British Columbia (Vancouver Skyline Study)

1999    National Honour Award-  Canadian Institute of Planners (Historic Preservation Planning in Xi’an, China)

2000    National Honour Award-  Canadian Institute of Planners (Southeast False Creek Environmentally Sustainable  Community – Policy Statement)

2003    Excellence on the Waterfront Honour Award-  Waterfront Centre Society, Washington, DC (Waterfront Promenade)

2003    Awards for Planning Excellence-  Canadian Institute of Planners and Planning Institute of British Columbia (Downtown     Transportation Plan)

2003   “Advocate for Architecture” Medal-  Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

2004    Award of Excellence-  Planning Institute of British Columbia  (Urban Design Booklet -Vol.2: “Vancouver’s New Neighbourhoods”)

2004    Excellence on the Waterfront Honour Award-    Waterfront Centre Society, Washington, D.C. (False Creek North Neighbourhoods)

2004    Special Achievement Award for Planning-    International Downtown Association, Washington, D.C.
(“Living First” Strategy Downtown)
2005    Plan Canada Feature Article of the Year- Canadian Institute of Planners (for “Moving Forward in Canadian Communities:
Soliloquy of an Urbanist”)

2005    Appreciation Award- Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association

2006    Leadership in Healthy Public Policy Award- Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

2006    Award of Excellence-  Congress for  the New Urbanism, Chicago, Ill. (“Living First” Strategy Downtown)

2006    Honorary Landscape Architect-  Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

2007    Distinguished Alumni Award-  Simon Fraser University Alumni Association

2007    Honorary Doctorate Degree-  Simon Fraser University

2007    Kevin Lynch Prize-  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008    Building Named for Him-  “The Beasley”, Downtown Vancouver

2008    Award of Excellence-  Planning Institute of British Columbia (for “Plan Abu Dhabi 2030”)

2009    Award of Excellence-  International Society of City and Regional Planners, The Hague, Nl. (for “Plan Al Ain 2030”)

2010    Award of Excellence-Publications-  Canadian Institute of Planning (for “Experiential Planning – A Practitioner’s Account of Vancouver’s Success” – with Jill Grant)

2011    Honorary Doctorate Degree-  Dalhousie University

2011    CLIDE Award-  North Central Texas Council of Governments (for Dallas CityDesign Studio’s West Dallas  Urban Structure Plan and Guidelines)

2011    Winner and Peoples’ Choice Award-  Vancouver Viaducts Removal Competition (City of Vancouver)

2012    Design Leadership Award-  International Interior Designers Association, Interior Designers Canada and Interior Designers Institute of British Columbia

2012    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal-  Governor General of Canada

2012    Award of Excellence-Urban Design-  Canadian Institute of Planners (for Dallas CityDesign Studio’s West Dallas Urban Structure Plan and Guidelines)

2012    Competition Winner-  Moscow Capital Expansion Competition (City of Moscow)

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