ASLA announces 2013 Honors

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) today announced the 2013 Honors recipients. Selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees, the Honors represent the highest awards ASLA presents each year.

2013 Honors List
ASLA Medal: Warren T. Byrd Jr., FASLA, will receive the ASLA Medal, the Society’s highest award for a landscape architect. Byrd taught full-time for 26 years at the University of Virginia, serving seven years as chair of the landscape architecture department.

ASLA Design Medal: Stuart O. Dawson, FASLA, will receive the ASLA Design Medal in recognition of exceptional design work over a sustained period of at least ten years.

Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal: Max Z. Conrad, FASLA, will receive the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal.

LaGasse Medal – Landscape Architect: Stuart Weinreb will receive the LaGasse Medal for contributions to the management and conservation of natural resources and public landscapes.

LaGasse Medal – Non-Landscape Architect: Katherine F. Abbott will receive the LaGasse Medal for contributions to the management and conservation of natural resources and public landscapes.

Olmsted Medal – Renata von Tscharner will receive the Olmsted Medal. von Tscharner, the founder of the Charles River Conservancy, has championed the conservation of Boston’s riverfront. Utilized by millions of residents each year, the 19 miles of shoreline includes 500 acres and serves as host to many of Boston’s best-known civic events.

Medal of Excellence: Shlomo Aronson will receive the Landscape Architecture Medal of Excellence.

The Landscape Architecture Firm Award: Reed Hilderbrand of Watertown, Massachusetts will receive the Landscape Architecture Firm Award.

Community Service Award: Nicholas T. Dines, FASLA, will receive the Community Service Award for providing sustained, pro bono service demonstrating the sound principles or values of landscape architecture.

See the remainder of the awards at ASLA

The awards will be presented during the 2013 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO, November 15-18, in Boston.

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