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    ASLA announces 2013 Professional & Student Awards

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitors Center Landscape | General Design Category – Honor Award | HM White | Image Credit – Aaron Booher

    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2013 Professional Awards and Student Awards. The awards honour the top public places, residential designs, campuses, parks and urban planning projects from across the US and around the world.

    PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

    General Design Category

    Award of Excellence
    Lakewood Garden Mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis
    by Halvorson Design Partnership for Lakewood Cemetery

    Honor Awards
    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

    STUDENT AWARDS
    Twenty-six awards will be presented to students, selected from 391 entries representing 91 schools.

    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 ǀ 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 Award
    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, University of Kansas 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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