Posted by satujackson on Nov 18, 2009
A bold and ambitious public works plan for the Colombian city of Medellín that helped revitalize its poorest neighborhoods and transform what was considered the deadliest city in the world into a vibrant, urban hub is the winner of the 2009 Curry Stone Design Prize. The winner and finalists were recognized at the IdeaFestival in Louisville, Kentucky - view the ceremony online.
Though the winner and finalists could not attend the ceremony in person, they participated via video conference.
Luyanda Mpahlwa, the 2008 Curry Stone Design Prize Winner, attended the award ceremony and presented his work as well as the 10x10 Housing Project in Cape Town, South Africa - for which he won the prize.