Winners of the ASLA 2017 Student Awards announced

Invisible Works: A public introduction to the dynamic life of wastewater treatment by Bridget Ayers Looby, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Minnesota

ASLA recently announced the 28 winners of the 2017 Student Awards. Selected from 295 entries representing 52 schools, the awards honor the top work of landscape architecture students in the USA and around the world.

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

General Design Category

Award of Excellence
Invisible Works: A Public Introduction to the Dynamic Life of Wastewater Treatment by Bridget Ayers Looby, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Minnesota

Honor Awards
Weaving the Waterfront by a graduate team at Cornell University

Milan Traversing by Zhiqiang Zeng, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

Concrete Nurse Logs: Spawning Biodiversity from Ballard’s Century-Old Locks by Hillary Pritchett, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Washington

Creating Dynamic Hybrid: Towards Landscape Innovation in a Smart City by Fang Wei, Student Affiliate ASLA, a graduate student at Tsinghua University

Create a Walkable History: Editing the Historical Percorsi of Pienza by Zhengneng Chen, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania

The Turning Point: A Focused Design Study for the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York by Christopher O. Anderson, Student ASLA, a graduate student at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF)

Residential Design Category

Honor Award
Micro-infrastructure as Community Preservation: Kampung Baru by a team of graduate students at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence
Water and the Agricultural Landscape of Illinois by an undergraduate student team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Honor Awards
Desert River Water Conservation by Zhuofan Wan, Student Affiliate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Toronto

Disaster Autopsy Model by an undergraduate student team at the Louisiana State University

Climate Change Armor by Zixu Qiao, Student ASLA, a graduate student at Texas A&M University

Reviving the 30 Meters by Tianjiao Yan, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Toronto

Landscape in Evolution: Creating a Resilient Nomadic Landscape from Bottom Up in Hulunbuir by a team of graduate students from Beijing Forestry University

Forests on the Edge: Plant-Based Economies Driving Ecological Renewal in Haiti by Christine Facella, Student ASLA, a graduate student at City College

Communications Category

Award of Excellence
HydroLIT: Southeast Tennessee Water Quality Playbook by a team of graduate students from the University of Tennessee

Honor Awards

Agro-pelago (Foodscapes for the Future) by Jaclyn Kaloczi, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of British Columbia

Urban Landscape Metrics: Re-imagining the Class Field Trip in New York City’s Great Parks by Quinn Pullen, Associate ASLA, a graduate student at the Pennsylvania State University

Tactile MapTile: Working Towards Inclusive Cartography by Jessica Hamilton, Student ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Washington

Research Category

Honor Award
Fairy Tales to Forest by Amy Taylor, Student ASLA, a graduate student at Ohio State University

Student Collaboration Category

Award of Excellence
RISE, a Coastal Observation Platform by a team of graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin

Honor Awards
The White House Kitchen Garden by a team of graduate students at the University of Virginia

Follow the Water: Rain Garden as Diagram by a team of graduate students at Mississippi State University

Community Service Category

Award of Excellence
Ridge Lane by Nahal Sohbati, Student Affiliate ASLA, a graduate student at the Academy of Art University

Honor Awards
Earth and Sky Garden: A Therapeutic Garden for the Puget Sound Veteran’s Affairs Hospital by a team of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Washington

An Outdoor Learning Environment for and with a Primary School Community in Bangladesh by Matluba Khan, Student Affiliate ASLA, a graduate student at the University of Edinburgh

The student awards jury included:
Barbara Swift, FASLA, Chair, Swift Company llc, Seattle
Michael Albert, ASLA, Design Workshop, Aspen, Colorado
Meg Calkins, FASLA, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
Mark Focht, FASLA, New York City Parks & Recreation, New York
Robert Page, FASLA, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Boston
James Richards, FASLA, Townscape Inc., Fort Worth, Texas
Roberto Rovira, ASLA, Florida International University, Studio Roberto Rovira, Miami
Meghan Stromberg, American Planning Association, Chicago
Mercedes Ward, ASLA, New York City Parks, Flushing, New York

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.

Complete awards criteria, project information and images can be viewed at: https://www.asla.org/2017studentawards