Athena City Accolade is given by the Centre for the Future of Places at KTH to distinguished scholars with substantial body of work that have during the scope of their career expanded, enriched and advanced the field of interdisciplinary knowledge within urbanism studies and beyond.
The CFP Athena City Accolade has been given to:
Professor Rachelle Alterman
for her outstanding contributions to the field of comparative planning law, land use regulation, comparative land policy and property rights, housing policy, planning theory and method and to urban planning in general
Professor Steffen Lehman
for his outstanding contributions to the field of sustainable architecture and urbanism, green urban design, sustainable urban development, city planning & design, urban entrepreneurship and architecture and urbanism in general
Professor Ali Mandanipour
for his outstanding contributions to the field of design, development and management of cities, urban design, space and society, planning theory, social logic of space, the theory of urban design and urbanism in general
Professor Matthew Carmona
for his outstanding contributions to the field of urban design and regeneration, public space design and management, governance of design and public realm, urban planning, the theory of urban design and urbanism in general
Professor Folke Snickars
for his outstanding contributions to the field of urban and regional studies, urban economic theory and policy, transport studies, metropolitan development, and regional science in general.
Professor Robert Cervero
for his outstanding contribution to the field of urban and regional planning, transport science, sustainable transportation policy and planning and land use planning at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development, UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Professor Richard Florida
for his outstanding contribution to the field of urban economics, city planning and management, urban policy and governance. As well as urbanism in general at the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Professor Setha Low
for her outstanding contribution to the field of Anthropology, Space, Place, Ethnography & Qualitative Methodology at the City University of New York (CUNY)
Professor Julian Agyeman
for his outstanding contribution to the field of social justice and ecological sustainability, environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Professor Emily Talen
for her outstanding contribution to the field of urban planning, urban design, geographical sciences and urbanism in general.