Peter Calthorpe wins award
As a recognition of Peter Calthorpe's influential work in developing new approaches to urban development, suburban growth and regional planning, he has been awarded the 'Investors in America' Award for 2010 by Partners for Livable Communities.
Peter Calthorpe has been a pioneer in developing sustainable communities and offering a healthier alternative to the suburban model of development. He has redefined the relationship between transportation and land use within the planning community. His expertise in regional-scale planning and attention to the environment make him one of the nation's foremost progressive urban experts.
Promoting quality design in our communities has been a lifelong commitment for Calthorpe. By adhering to four basic principles with every project: the need for diversity, building to human scale, focusing on restoring and preserving buildings; and taking a regional perspective, Peter Calthorpe has made a vital investment in livable communities that will benefit generations to come.