The Student Poster Award was an opportunity for planning students of all levels of experience to display a project of their own at the National Planning Conference alongside dozens of other students' poster displays nationwide.

Previous Winners


Academic and Professional Research Track

A Community-Based Approach to Surface-Water Resiliency

Aubrey Toldi

Design, Development, and Preservation Track

Historic Butler Street YMCA Repositioning Strategy

Seth Furman, Melody Carter

Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Track

The Texas Freedom Colonies Project

Mohammadjavad Biazar

Housing, Community, and Economic Development Track

Evaluating Local Source of Income Policies

Elisabeth Altazan, Audrey Muntz

International, Comparative, and Global Planning Track

Comparative Urbanisms

Jared Islas, Adair Bright, Logan Sours, Bryce Morgan, Brad Hocevar, Christina Aurich

Managing Track

Addressing Economic Mobility Through Food Banks

Mirit Friedman

Planning for Inclusiveness and Social Justice Track

Bridging the Transportation Divide

Jacqueline Kuzio

Planning, Health, and the Natural Environment Track

Park Suitability Analysis in Birmingham, Alabama

Leigh Huffman, Anna Baggett

Technology and Planning Track

Visualizing Spatial Trade-offs of Adaptation Policies

Collyn Chan, Scott Gilman

Transportation Track

Rider Behavior of E-scooter Users

Frank Arellano



Transboundary Aquifer Management: The Guarani

Manny Patole
New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service


Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Georgia School Campus

Bryan Hardman, Matthew Nahrstedt, and Jenna Wargo
University of Georgia, College of Environment & Design

Fiber-optic Broadband Planning: Rural Reboo

Jeffrey Gepper, Juliana Lucchesi, Dea Qatipi, and Qilu Chen
University of Iowa

Chinese "Feng Shui" Theory in Planning

Shixue (Carol) Hu
Planner, Maricopa County, Arizona

Xueyan (Lucia) Wang
Arizona State University, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning