The “Loeb Bump:” Anne Marie Lubenau Appointed Director of Rudy Bruner Award

Anne Marie LubenauThe Bruner Foundation has selected Anne Marie Lubenau (LF 2012) as director of its flagship program, the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence. Lubenau is an architect, educator and advocate who, prior to her Loeb year, headed the Community Design Center of Pittsburgh. Under her decade-long leadership, the organization was recognized nationally and internationally for its innovative programs and practices, while advocating effectively for community participation and better design and planning in Pittsburgh. Lubenau also served as chair of the Pittsburgh Civic Design Coalition, board member of the Association for Community Design, member of Pittsburgh’s Design Review Committee and faculty at Carnegie Mellon University.

Established in 1987, the national Rudy Bruner Award recognizes fresh and innovative thinking about cities and the urban built environment. It celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and by their social, economic, and contextual contributions to American urbanism.

Previous RBA winners have included Dan Pitera (LF 2005) for the St. Joseph Rebuild Center in New Orleans and Rick Lowe (LF 2002) for Project Row Houses of Houston.

Learn more about the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

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