The City of Tempe and Architekton + Otak won the Smart Growth & Green Building category of the 2009 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the
Tempe Transportation Center.
The Tempe Transportation Center is a model for sustainable design, a vibrant, mixed-use regional transportation hub that also incorporates innovative and beautiful green building elements tailored to the Southwest desert environment.
EPA's National Award for Smart Growth Achievement recognizes communities that use the principles of smart growth to create better places. This annual competition is open to public- and private-sector entities. For more information, go to epa.gov/smartgrowth/awards.htm