Urban SOS

Student Vision for Singapore wins AECOM Urban SOS All Systems Go Competition

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and AECOM CEO Michael S. Burke present awards
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Daniel Lau, Joseph Rosenberg and Lindsay Rule, graduate design students at the University of Pennsylvania, have won AECOM’s sixth annual Urban SOS competition. Their entry, “The THIRD Reserve,” proposed to create an ambitious new urban landscape to enable the island city-state of Singapore to become self-sufficient in its food production. 

Van Alen Institute, AECOM and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation – Call on Students to Propose Designs for More Resilient Urban Food, Water and Energy Systems

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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – AECOM, Van Alen Institute and 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation today launched Urban SOS: All Systems Go, an ideas competition calling on multidisciplinary teams of students worldwide to identify risks to urban food, energy, or water systems, and offer strategies that make these systems more efficient, equitable, and accessible to diverse populations.

Student Vision for Renewing Tirupur, India, Wins AECOM Urban SOS Competition

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New York, September 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Michelle Zucker, a landscape architecture student at Penn State, and Emily Saunders, an architecture student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, have won AECOM’s fifth annual Urban SOS competition. Their entry, “Restart Tirupur,” proposed to reactivate an abandoned factory as a water filter and start-up community factory, providing migrant workers with access to clean water, self-grown food and native materials for building shelters. 

AECOM’s Fifth Urban SOS Student Competition Seeks Designs for “New Industry”

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NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM has launched “Urban SOS: Towards a new industry,” its fifth Urban SOS student competition. Open to students at undergraduate and graduate levels around the world, this year’s competition seeks interdisciplinary design responses that generate economic development and improve urban conditions at sites of derelict industrial infrastructure. For complete submission requirements, see aecom.com/urbansos.

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