Bruce Race has made significant contributions to award-winning projects, publications and research as a principal in other companies. He continued to emphasize innovation in his own practice. Since founding RACESTUDIO in Berkeley, CA in 1994, he has received 32 design and planning awards including national awards from the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, Environmental Protection Agency and Society of College and University Planning. Mr. Race has continued to write and teach for professional organizations. On behalf of the American Planning Association (APA), Dr. Race co-authored a book providing planners and educators case studies and methods for getting young people involved in the planning process. He currently serves on the ICE Urban Design and Advisory Editorial Board and is co-editor for an upcoming special issue on urban design education.


Planning and Design Awards


National Design and Planning Awards

2012 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, CA, AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects Award

2011 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, CA, Society of College and University Planning, National Honor Award

2011 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Outstanding Planning Document of

2009, Association of Environmental Professionals

2005 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, AIA Regional and Urban Design Award

2005 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, Outstanding Planning Award for a Program/Plan/Tool, National APA

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, National Award for Smart Growth Achievement Policies and Regulations, Environmental Protection Agency

1997 Capitol Park Neighborhood Design Plan, Capitol Area Development Authority, Local Government Commission, Ahwahnee Community Livability Award

1995 Ohlone/Chynoweth, Santa Clara County Transit Agency, Local Government Commission Ahwahnee Principles Honor Award


State Design and Planning Awards

2013 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, CA, 2013, Owings Award for Environmental Excellence, California Architectural Foundation

2010 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, CA, AIA/California Council Urban Design Award

2009 UC Merced Long Range Development Plan, Merced, CA, 2009 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

2006 Downtown River Revitalization Strategy, Truckee, CA, California APA Honor Award

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, AIA Regional and Urban Design Award

2004 Preservation Guidelines, Truckee, CA, Governor's Historic Preservation Award

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, Award of Excellence, California APA

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, Helen Putnam Award for Excellence, League of California Cities

2004 Truckee Historic Preservation Guidelines, California Preservation Foundation Award

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Manual, American Institute of Architects/California Council Urban Design Merit Award

2002 Design Guidelines for Heritage Resources, Danville, CA, Governor's Historic Preservation Award

1999 Broadway/Stockton Urban Design Plan, California APA Planning Award for Excellence in Focused Issue Planning

1997 Capitol Park Neighborhood Design Plan, Capitol Area Development Authority, American Institute of Architects/California Council Urban Design Award


Local and Regional Design and Planning Awards

2006 Fair Oaks Boulevard Concept Plan, Carmichael, CA, Sacramento Valley Section, APA Merit Award

2006 East Downtown Plan, Visalia, CA, California Central Section, APA Merit Award

2006 Downtown River Revitalization Strategy, Truckee, CA, Sacramento Valley Section, APA Honor Award

2005 Auburn Boulevard Plan, City of Citrus Heights, Sacramento Valley Section, APA Honor Award

2004 Santa Cruz Accessory Dwelling Unit Program, Outstanding Planning: Planning Implementation Award, Northern California Section APA

2002 Davis Downtown and Traditional Residential Neighborhoods Design Guidelines, Sacramento Valley Section APA Honor Award

2002 Union City General Plan Update, Northern California Section APA Merit Award

2002 Sylvan Corners Redevelopment Concept Plan, Sacramento Valley Section APA Merit Award

1999 Broadway/Stockton Urban Design Plan, Sacramento Valley Section APA Planning Award

1998 Capitol Park Neighborhood Design Plan, Capitol Area Development Authority, Sacramento Valley Section APA Award for Outstanding Planning and Implementation for a Large Jurisdiction

1998 Curtis Park West, Union Pacific Railroad, Sacramento Valley Section APA Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Planning


Honors


Indiana Planning Sagamore Award, 2012

Fellow of American Institute of Certified Planners, 2012

Emens Distinguished Professor, Ball State University, 2007

Richard Upjohn Fellowship, American Institute of Architects, 2004

Special Commendation, American Institute of Architects/California Council, 2004

Certificate of Appreciation, Housing the Next 10 Million Steering Committee, American Institute of Architects/California Council, 2000

The College of Fellows, American Institute of Architects, 1999

Distinguished Alumnus Award, College of Architecture and Planning, Ball State University, 1999

Presidential Citation, American Institute of Architects/California Council, 1998

John S. Bolles, FAIA Fellowship, American Institute of Architects/California Council, 1998


Selected Publications


Urban Design Columnist, Indianapolis Business Journal (read)


Books

Mintier, L., Tobin, T., Olson, R., Race, B., & Perkins, J. (2001). Designing for Tsunami. National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program.


Race, B., & Torma, C. (1998). Youth Charrettes: A Manual for Planners, Teachers, and Youth Advocates. Chicago: Planners Press, American Planning Association.


Book Chapters and Case Studies

Race, B. (2006). A Youthful Perspective. In B. Lennertz, & A. Lutzenhiser, The Charrette Handbook. American Planning Association.


Race, B. (2011). Calistoga Urban Design Plan. In P. Laseau, Visual Notes for Archirects and Designers.


Race, B. (2000). Case Study: Capital Park Neighborhood Design Plan. In A. Zelinka, & D. Brennan, SafeScape (pp. 227-231). Chicago: Planners Press, American Planning Association.


Race, B. (2004). Community-Based Design Trends. In N. C. Institute, NCI Cross-disciplinary Public Involvement Report (pp. 97-102).


Race, B. (2000). Graphic Communication Tools in the Community Planning Process. In P. Laseau, Architectural Representation Handbook (pp. 256-265). The McGraw Hill Companies, Inc.


Professional Journals

Race, B. (2016). Eco-Districts in US Cities: Policy Context, Protocols, and Effectiveness. Urban Environment Design (UED) Ecology Special Edition. June 2016. Beijing, China.


Special Issue on Urban Design Education. Co-Editor. Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Journal. May 2016. London, UK.


Race, B. (2004). ADUs of Santa Cruz. arcCA.


Race, B. (2004). Minden's Architect for Life. arcCA.


Race, B. (1997). Seeing the Future in Community Values. Architecture California, Summer.


Citations: Book Chapters and Case Studies

Brown, L. J., Dixon, D., & Gillham, O. (2009). Urban Design for an Urban Century (pp. 193-195). Hoboken, New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Neuman, D. (2013). College and University Facilities (Second ed.) (pp 7-8). Hoboken, New Jersey, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Citations: Selected Professional Publications and Websites

AIA. (2015). University of California, Merced 2009 Long Range Development Plan. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from American Institute of Architects: http://www.aiatopten.org/node/88


APA California. (2006). Award Winners. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from APA California: http://www.apacalifornia.org/events/awards-program/award-winners/


APA. (2005). Planning Awards 2005. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from American Planning Association: https://www.planning.org/awards/2005/


Architectural Record. (2005, January 10). 2005 AIA Honor Awards Announced. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from Architectural Record: http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/050110aia.asp


Architectural Record. (2005, February). 2005 AIA Honor Awards. Architectural Record, p. 23.


Architecture Week. (2012, May 16). Green Top Ten - Buildings for Education. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from Architecture Week: http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/0516/design_1-3.html


EPA. (2013, October 30). National Award for Smart Growth Achievement 2004 Winners. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/sg_awards_publication_2004.htm


Inhabit. (2005, October 31). The New ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit). Retrieved January 12, 2015, from Inhabit: http://inhabitat.com/the-new-adu-accessory-dwelling-unit/


League of California Cities. (2005, March). Santa Cruz Changes Rules for Affordable Housing. Western City , 22-25.


OHP. (2004). The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from California Office of Historic Preservation: http://ohp.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=24513


Planning for Higher Education. (2011, October-December). A Tribute to Achievement and Excellence.


SCUP. (2011). 2011 SCUP Excellence in Planning for an Established Campus, Honor Award. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from Society of College and University Planning: http://www.scup.org/page/awards/2011/recipient/award4

AWARDS, HONORS, AND PUBLICATIONS

RACESTUDIO

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Bruce Race is elected as Fellow of AICP, 2012


Indiana APA Sagamore Award, 2012


California Governor’s Award for Environmental and Economic Leadership, UC Merced LRDP


AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project Award for UC Merced LRDP


Urban Design Columnist, Indianapolis Business Journal


Academic Journals and Editorial Board