Sep 30, 2011 Judith Rubin Uncategorized Comments Off on ASLA Announces 2011 Professional Awards: 37 projects honored for innovation, design and sustainability
|CityGarden, St Louis|
Washington, D.C., – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2011 Professional Awards. The awards honor the top public places, residential designs, campuses, parks and urban planning projects from across the U.S. and around the world.
The jury of leading design experts considered 567 entries and selected 37 winners in the categories of General Design, Residential Design, Analysis and Planning, Communications, Research and the Landmark Award. In addition to the quality of the design, the jury also weighed the environmental sensitivity and sustainability of each project. The October issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine features the winning projects. Winners will be honored at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in San Diego on Wednesday, November 2.
The winners include:
General Design Category
Award of Excellence
Portland Mall Revitalization, Portland, Ore.
By ZGF Architects LLP, Portland, Ore.
Stone River, Eastern New York State
By Jon Piasecki, ASLA, Housatonic, Mass.
The Steel Yard, Providence, R.I.
By Klopfer Martin Design Group, Cambridge, Mass.
Contrasting Shade: Building a Sustainable Urban Grove Central Wharf Plaza, Boston
By Reed Hilderbrand, Watertown, Mass.
Manassas Park Elementary School Landscape, Manassas Park, Va.
By Siteworks, Charlottesville, Va.
City of Greensburg Main Street Streetscape, Greensburg, Kan.
By BNIM, Kansas City, Mo.
Citygarden, St. Louis
By Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Charlottesville, Va.
West Seoul Lake Park, Seoul, Korea
By CTOPOS DESIGN, Seoul, Korea
Casa Nueva: Working in the Garden, Santa Barbara, Calif.
By Van Atta Associates, Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif.
Analysis and Planning Category
Award of Excellence
An Emerging Natural Paradise — Aogu Wetland Forest Park Master Plan, Taiwan
By National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Adding Green to Urban Design, Chicago
By City of Chicago
South Grand Boulevard “Great Streets Initiative”, St. Louis
By Design Workshop, Inc., Denver
The Regeneration / Yongsan Park, Seoul, South Korea
By UnitedLAB and Isaac T. Brown Ecology Studio, Seoul and Los Angeles.
Monumental Core Framework Plan, Washington, D.C.
By AECOM, the National Capital Planning Commission, and the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
Integrating Habitats: “Growing Together”, Portland, Ore.
By AECOM, Seattle
Making a Wild Place in Milwaukee’s Urban Menomonee Valley, Milwaukee
By Landscapes of Place, LLC, Mequon, Wis.
The Dignity of Restraint: A Historic Landscape Preservation Study for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
By Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects, Chicago
Hunters View Public Housing Neighborhood Redevelopment, San Francisco
By GLS Landscape / Architecture and Daniel Solomon Design Partners, San Francisco
By Wallace Roberts & Todd, Philadelphia
Award of Excellence
LID Low Impact Development: A Design Manual for Urban Areas
By the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Fayetteville, Ark.
Landslide: 2004-2010 The First Six Years
By The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan Paradise, The Struggle for Nature in the City: Philadelphia’s Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020
By Carol Franklin, FASLA, and David Contosta, Philadelphia
The Better Block Project
By SWA Group and the StreetSpace Collaborative, Dallas
Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field
By Anne Whiston Spirn, FASLA, University of Chicago Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Stormwater from KC to the Sea: An Experimental Curriculum for Students in the 4th to 6th Grades
By BNIM, Kansas City, Mo.
San Mateo County Sustainable Green Streets and Parking Lots Design Guidebook
By Nevue Ngan Associates, Portland, Ore.
Backyard Farm Service: A Business Plan for Localizing Food Production
By Visual Logic, St. Louis
Multi-Variate Study of Stormwater BMPs
By BNIM, Kansas City, Mo.
Landmark Award, in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation
First San Diego River Improvement Project, San Diego
By Wimmer Yamada and Caughey, San Diego
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