Four students earn awards in CSU Urban Design Challenge

Four Civil and Environmental Engineering students participated on multidisciplinary teams in CSU’s first Urban Design Challenge May 23-27. Dixie Poteet, Muhammad Raffae, Jeffrey Aguilar Gonzales and Muhammad Ukasha all won awards along with their teammates in the competition hosted by the Department of Systems Engineering.

Students were challenged to redesign Midtown Fort Collins by integrating water, energy and transportation systems into existing city infrastructure.


Four-Sight – Dixie Poteet

The Hub – Muhammad Ukasha

The Regenerators – Muhammad Raffae and Jeffrey Aguilar Gonzales


Overall Winning Team – Four-Sight

People’s Choice Award (voted best place to live) – The Hub and The Regenerators

Future’s So Bright Award (best use of solar) – The Regenerators

Best use of Nature Award – Four-Sight

Minimized Downstream Impact Award – The Regenerators

Best Place to Travel to Award – The Hub

Read more about the tournament here.

Urban Design Challenge participants
Students from different disciplines participated in CSU’s Urban Design Challenge May 23-27. Photo courtesy of Meadow Conrad