Dawveed Scully, senior urban designer at SOM, was awarded ULI Chicago’s Young Visionary Award at a ceremony on June 13, 2018 at the Theatre on the Lake in Chicago. The award is presented each year to an outstanding young professional who has demonstrated a commitment to ULI’s principles of responsible land use. It recognizes outstanding leaders for their career accomplishments and service to the community.
Trained as an architect and urbanist, Dawveed Scully is passionate about design as a tool for empowerment, engagement and equity. His contributions to recent projects such as the Woodlawn Neighborhood Framework Plan support core objectives such as responsible economic development, thoughtful community reinvigoration, and urban planning literacy in historically underserved neighborhoods. As a visionary for the next generation of urban planners, Scully advocates for new methods to engage and empower communities through impactful solutions.