Awards & Competitions

VIEW A LIST OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS FROM THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND PRESERVATION.

 

HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Competition

First Place, 20182019 and 2022
Second Place, 2016 and 2020

Rise of Pines
Rise of Pines won the 2022 HUD Affordable Housing Competition. Courtesy of Team Maryland.

 

 

 

NAIOP

The NAIOP Capital Challenge is a case study competition where teams from area collegiate real estate programs go head-to-head to develop and present proposals for a real property in the Washington, D.C. / Maryland area. Teams must formulate a proposed investment strategy and develop a comprehensive analysis and recommendations that maximize the potential of the property that is both feasible and financially advantageous.

Winner, 2017 and 2021

NAIOP 2021 Winner Celebrating
Winners of the 2021 NAIOP Capital Challenge. (Left to right) Sharmin Davoodian, William Christian III, faculty advisor Ron McDonald, Director of the Real Estate Development Program, Maria Day-Marshall, Weishi Zhang MRED '21, and John Plachata. Photo courtesy of Carrie Chard.

 

 

 

ULI-Hines

The ULI/Hines competition challenges interdisciplinary teams of graduate students to create a dynamic design and development solution for a real large-scale site in just two weeks. While this is an ideas competition, it is part of the Urban Land Institute’s continued mission to engage young professionals in collaborative solutions, responsible land use and creating better communities.

Final Four, six out of ten years
Winner, 2014 and 2015

Don River Landing
The Don River Landing project made it to the final four during the 2018 ULI Hines Student Competition.