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ASLA announces 2013 Professional and Student Awards

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The awards will be given out at the ASLA Annual meeting and EXPO.

| October 1, 2013

Washington, D.C. – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2013 Professional Awards and Student Awards this week. The awards honor the top public places, residential designs, campuses, parks and urban planning projects from across the U.S. and around the world. High-resolution images and full project information can be viewed at http://www.asla.org/2013awards/.

The awards will be presented at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Boston on Monday, November 18. ASLA will present 33 awards selected from more than 534 entries:
 
General Design Category

Award of Excellence
Lakewood Garden Mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis
by Halvorson Design Partnership for Lakewood Cemetery
 
Honor Award
A Mother River Recovered: Qian'an Sanlihe Greenway, Qian'an City, China
by Turenscape for Qian’an City Government
 
Sherbourne Common, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
by Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg for Waterfront Toronto
 
Ottosen Entry Garden, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
by Spurlock Poirier Landscape Architects for the Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden
 
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitors Center Landscape, Brooklyn, New York
by HM White for Brooklyn Botanic Garden
 
The Crown Sky Garden, Chicago
by Mikyoung Kim Design for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital
 
Medlock Ames Tasting Room and Alexander Valley Bar, Healdsburg, Calif.
by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects for Ames Morison and Chris James
 
High Line, Section 2, New York City
by James Corner Field Operations for the City of New York and Friends of the High Line
 
Novartis Headquarters, Basel, Switzerland
by PWP Landscape Architecture for Novartis International AG
 
Residential Design Category

Award of Excellence
Sagaponack Residence, Sagaponack, N.Y.
by LaGuardia Design Landscape Architects for Steve and Sandy Perlbinder
 
Honor Awards
Sonoma Retreat, Sonoma, Calif.
by Aidlin Darling Design
 
Combs Point Residence, Ovid, N.Y.
by Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd.
 
Bud Clark Commons, Portland, Ore.
by Mayer/Reed for Home Forward and Transition Projects Inc.
 
Hebil 157 Houses, Bodrum, Turkey
by CEVSA Landscape and AYTAC Architects for Inci-Enver AYTAC
 
Recovered Modernism: A Landscape Matrix Enriches a Dallas Hacienda, Dallas
by Reed Hilderbrand LLC
 
Woodside Residence, Woodside, Calif.
by Lutsko Associates, Landscape
 
Zurich Biopool, Zurich, Switzerland
by Fletcher Studio
 
Analysis & Planning Category


Award of Excellence
Lafitte Greenway + Revitalization Corridor ¦Linking New Orleans Neighborhoods, New Orleans
by Design Workshop, Inc., for the City of New Orleans
 
Honor Awards
Museum of Freeway Art - The Atlanta 1/75 - I/85 Connector Transformation, Atlanta
by SWA Group for Midtown Alliance and Central Atlanta Progress /Atlanta Downtown Improvement District
 
Elevated Ground: A 300 Year Vision for a 220-Year-Old Square, Raleigh, N.C.
by Christopher Counts Studio, CCSGC P.C. for the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department
 
Piggyback Yard Feasibility Study, Los Angeles
by Mia Lehrer + Associates
 
City/Park Hybridized, Changsha, Hunan, China
by SWA Group for Changsha FuRong Urban Construction Investment Company
 
Ningbo Eco-Corridor - 3.3 KM Living Filter, Ningbo, China
by SWA Group for Ningbo Planning Bureau – East New Town Development Committee
 
Townscaping an Automobile-Oriented Fabric: Farmington, Arkansas
by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center for the City of Farmington, Arkansas
 
Waterfront Seattle
by James Corner Field Operations for the City of Seattle
 
Communications Category

Award of Excellence

Visible | Invisible: Landscape Works of Reed Hilderbrand
by Reed Hilderbrand LLC, published by Metropolis Books
 
Honor Awards
The Garden Diary of Martha Turnbull, Mistress of Rosedown Plantation
by Suzanne Turner, FASLA, for Friends of Oakley, published by Louisiana State University Press
 
Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans
by Lake Douglas, ASLA, published by Louisiana State University Press
 
Great Lakes Century Vision
by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP for Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
 
Petrochemical America
by Richard Misrach and Kate Orff, ASLA, published by Aperture Press
 
Research Category

Award of Excellence

Green Roof Innovation Testing (GRIT) Laboratory
by University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design
 
Honor Awards
The Lawn Is Dead - Long Live the Lawn
by Mark Simmons and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center/University of Texas
 
Green Infrastructure Master Plan, Nashville, Tenn.
by Hawkins Partners, Inc., for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Country/Metro Water Services
 
The professional awards jury included:

• Thomas Oslund, FASLA, Chair
• James Burnett, FASLA
• Meg Calkins, ASLA
• Jeffrey Carbo, FASLA
• Claude Cormier, ASLA
• Kristina Floor, FASLA
• David Kamp, FASLA
• Nancy Levinson
• Christian Zimmerman, FASLA
 
Twenty-six awards will be presented to students, selected from 391 entries representing 91 schools. Projects can be viewed here.
 
General Design Category
 
Award of Excellence

Dredge City: Sediment Catalysis
by Matthew Moffitt, Student ASLA, undergraduate student at Pennsylvania State University
 
Honor Awards

50,000 Trees
by Sarah Moos, Student ASLA, graduate student at University of California, Berkeley
 
Future Hopley: Hutano, Mvura, Miti
by Leonardo Robleto Costante, Assoc. ASLA, graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania
 
The Horizontal Dike
by a graduate student team from the University of Pennsylvania
 
Sand Flows | Oyster Forms
by Dasha Lebedeva, Student ASLA, graduate student at the University of Virginia
 
Aqua Delta
by Stephanie Hsia, Student ASLA, graduate student at Harvard Graduate School of Design
 
Migrating Beyond Boundaries
by a graduate student team from the University of Pennsylvania
 
Preservation as Provocation: Redefining Tourism
by Zheming Cai, Student ASLA, undergraduate student at Purdue University
 
Concrete Habitat Units
by an undergraduate student team from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
 
Residential Design Category
 
Award of Excellence
Paths of Life-Rethink the Relationship between Different Agriculture Landscapes and Community Life
by a graduate student team from the University of Pennsylvania
 
Analysis & Planning Category

 
Award of Excellence
Natural Water as Cultural Water / A 30-Year Plan for Wabash River Corridor in Lafayette
by Daniel (Zhicheng) Xu, Student ASLA, undergraduate student at Purdue University
 
Honor Awards
The Overlapped City
by Chen Chen, Student ASLA, graduate student at Harvard Graduate School of Design
 
PROVIDENCE DIGS_Designing Soil Infrastructure for Grounded Urbanism
by Samantha Dabney, Assoc. ASLA, graduate student at Rhode Island School of Design
 
Re-Transforming Landscape at the Arroyo Seco Confluence
by Yingjun Hu, Assoc. ASLA, graduate student at the University of Southern California
 
Longhorn: In Defense of Change
by Andrew Doyle, Student ASLA, undergraduate student at Louisiana State University
 
Designing for Resilience: Reshaping Our University’s Campus for an Ecologically Sound Future
by an undergraduate student team from Purdue University
 
Communications Category
 
Award of Excellence
Above Below Beyond
by an undergraduate student team from Temple University
 
Honor Awards
GROUND UP Issue 02: Grit
by a graduate student team from the University of California, Berkeley
 
Research Category
 
Honor Award
GROUNDWORK: Primary Productivity in the Hudson River Estuary
by an undergraduate student team from SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
 
Community Service
 
Honor Awards
Shadeworks: Designing and Building Community Shade
by a graduate student team from the University of Colorado, Denver
 
Design Teach
by a graduate student team from Cornell University
 
Ichi-Go Ichi-E Garden Courtyard
by an undergraduate student team from the University of Washington
 
Student Collaboration
 
Award of Excellence
Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum
by an undergraduate student team from Mississippi State University
 
Honor Awards
METABOLIC CHANGE: Coastal Patterns of Human Settlement and Material Flow
by a graduate student team from Louisiana State University
 
The Armory: Resilient Minneapolis by Design
by a graduate student team from Kansas State University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City
 
X-Scape
by an undergraduate student team from Arizona State University
 
The student awards jury included:

• Mikyoung Kim, ASLA, Chair
• Michael Blier, ASLA
• Kerry Blind, FASLA
• James Coffman, ASLA
• Gina Ford, ASLA
• Lucy Lawliss, ASLA
• Peter Osler, ASLA
• Prakash Pinto AIA, AICP

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