Housing Cairo announced the winner of National Urban Design 2017 Book Award in London

We’re delighted to follow up our previous post to announce that the National Urban Design Awards 2017 took place in central London on March 2 where it was announced that the winner of Book Award category was Ruby Press for Housing Cairo: The Informal Response, edited by Marc Angelil and Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, in collaboration with Something Fantastic and CLUSTER. Andreas Ruby was at the ceremony to collect the award in person.

The shortlist of eight books was read by a group of committed urban design practitioners and academics over the summer and autumn before they reached a final decision on the winning book. We would like say a warm thank you to those judges: Louie Sieh (chair), Marc Furnival, Juliet Bidgood, Jonathan Kendall and Georgia Butina-Watson.

For more information on the Awards and the work of the Urban Design Group, see here.

Housing Cairo is available direct from the Ruby Press shop, here.