ASLA announces the 2017 Professional Awards

It is that time of year when the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces its annual awards. For 2017 there are 38 professional award recipients that were selected from 465 entries. The ASLA awards recognize the best entries in the categories of general design, analysis and planning, communications, research, and residential design categories from the USA and around the world.

The following is a complete list of 2017 professional award winners:

General Design Category

Award of Excellence
Klyde Warren Park – Bridging the Gap in Downtown Dallas, Dallas by OJB Landscape Architecture for the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation

Honor Awards
The Entrance Garden, Sao Paulo, Brazil by Alex Hanazaki Paisagismo for Eliane Revestimentos

Windhover Contemplative Center, San Francisco by Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture for Stanford University

Owens Lake Land Art, Inyo County, California by NUVIS Landscape Architecture for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

SteelStacks Arts + Cultural Campus, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania by WRT for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem

Central Seawall Project, Seattle by James Corner Field Operations LLC for the City of Seattle Department of Transportation and Office of The Waterfront

The Yue-Yuan Courtyard, Suzhou, China by Z+T Studio Landscape Architecture for Avic Legend Co. Ltd.

Merging Culture and Ecology at The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina by Surface 678 for the North Carolina Museum of Art

Chicago Botanic Garden: The Regenstein Learning Campus, Chicago by Mikyoung Kim Design and Jacobs/Ryan Associates for the Chicago Botanic Garden

Workplace as Landscape – Facebook MPK20, San Francisco by CMG Landscape Architecture for Facebook

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence
Storm + Sand + Sea + Strand — Barrier Island Resiliency Planning for Galveston Island State Park, Galveston, Texas
by Studio Outside for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Honor Awards
The Olana Strategic Landscape Design Plan: Restoring an American Masterpiece, Hudson, New York by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects for the Olana Partnership and The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Waterfront Botanical Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky by Perkins+Will for Botanica

Positioning Pullman, Chicago by Site for the National Parks Conservation Association

Conservation at the Edge – Prototyping Low-intervention Conservation in the Patagonian Wilderness, Cambridge, Massachusetts by Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture for Victor F. Trahan III, FAIA

Fitzgerald Revitalization Project: Landscapes as the Framework for Community Reinvestment, Detroit by Spackman Mossop Michaels for the City of Detroit

Texas Capitol Complex Master Plan, Austin, Texas by Page and Sasaki Associates for the Texas Facilities Commission

Communications Category

Award of Excellence
Digital Library of Landscape Architecture History by Benjamin George, ASLA

Honor Awards
Ecology as the Inspiration for a Presidential Library Park by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. for the George W. Bush Presidential Center

The Landscape Architecture of Lawrence Halprin by The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Toward an Urban Ecology by Scape, published by The Monacelli Press

‘Jens Jensen The Living Green,’ A Feature Documentary by Viva Lundin Productions and the University of Michigan

Championing Connectivity: How an International Competition Captured Global Attention and Inspired Innovation in Wildlife Crossing Design by ARC Solutions

Research Category

Award of Excellence
Fluid Territory: A Journey into Svalbard, Norway by Kathleen John-Alder, ASLA, Rutgers University, Tromsø Academy

Honor Awards
Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Landscapes in the Pacific West Region, National Park System by Cultural Landscape Research Group, University of Oregon for the Pacific West Region, National Park Service

Seeding Green Roofs for Greater Biodiversity and Lower Costs by Richard Sutton, FASLA, for the Sandhills Publishing Inc., Arbor Day Foundation, Tetrad Property Group, LPS NRD, and Lincoln Urban Development

Rendering Los Angeles Green: The Greenways to Rivers Arterial Stormwater System (GRASS) by Lee-Anne Milburn, FASLA, for the City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation

The Ecological Atlas Project by Studio Roberto Rovira

Residential Design Category

Award of Excellence
Birmingham Residence, San Francisco by Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture for Linda Dresner

Honor Awards
Telegraph Hill Residence, San Francisco by Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture

Northeast Harbor, a Restoration on Mount Desert Island, Hancock County, Maine by Stephen Stimson Associates | Landscape Architects

Smith Residence by Roche + Roche Landscape Architecture

Casa Las Brisas – Formation of a Coastal Retreat, Las Condes, Chile by C. Stuart Moore Design

Proving Grounds – A 20-Year Education in American Horticulture by Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture for Adam R. Rose and Peter R. McQuillan

Agrarian Modern – The Recovery and Renewal of Manatuck Farm by Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture

Abstracting Morphology by HOLLANDERdesign | Landscape Architects

Northpoint Apartments, Orinda, California by JETT Landscape Architecture + Design Inc. for Aline Estournes, Northpoint Apartments LLC

The Landmark Award

The J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles by OLIN for the J. Paul Getty Trust

 

The winners will receive their awards at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Los Angeles on Monday, October 23, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Find out more at https://www.asla.org/2017awards