ASLA announces the winners of the 2022 Professional and Student Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced its 2022 Professional Awards and the  2022 Student Award winners.

ASLA 2022 Professional General Design Award of Excellence. Palm Springs Downtown Park, Palm Springs, California. RIOS / Millicent Harvey

The Professional Awards received 506 entries with twenty-eight winners selected across various categories to represent the highest level of achievement in the landscape architecture profession for 2022. Nineteen student Award winners were chosen from 459 entries highlighting the best student work for 2022.

“ASLA Professional Awards for decades have recognized the most significant achievements by landscape architects nationwide, and we congratulate this year’s winners for their extraordinary contributions to their communities and the profession,” said ASLA President Eugenia Martin, FASLA. “Many of this year’s winning projects were focused on reconnecting communities to landscapes, illustrating the important role landscape architects play in creating places for communities to live, work, and play.”

Nature’s Song – An Interactive Outdoor Music and Sound Museum
Student Award of Excellence – General Design
Travis Johnson; Faculty Advisors: Christopher Marlow, ASLA; Craig Farnsworth, ASLA;
Ball State University

The Award presnetation will be on Friday 11 November at the ASLA 2022 Landscape Conference in San Francisco.

2022 Profesional Award Winners

General Design

Award of Excellence
Palm Springs Downtown Park | RIOS

Honor Awards
From Brownfield to Green Anchor in the Assembly Square District | OJB

West Pond: Living Shoreline | Dirtworks Landscape Architecture P.C.

Riverfront Spokane | Berger Partnership

10,000 SUNS: Highway to Park Project | DESIGN UNDER SKY

Domino Park | James Corner Field Operations

A Community’s Embrace Responding to Tragedy, The January 8th Memorial and the El Presidio Park Vision Plan | Chee Salette, Tina Chee Landscape Studio

Urban Design

Award of Excellence

HOPE SF: Rebuild Potrero | GLS Landscape | Architecture 

Honor Awards

Midtown Park | Design Workshop, Inc

Shirley Chisholm State Park | Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

Denny Regrade Campus | Site Workshop

Residential Design

Award of Excellence

Edwin M. Lee Apartments | GLS Landscape | Architecture

Honor Awards

Coast Ridge Residence | Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture

Quarry House | Design Workshop, Inc

Crest Apartments, A Restorative Parallel for Supportive Housing | Tina Chee Landscape Studio, SWA Group

Refugio | Ground Studio

Analysis & Planning

Honor Awards

Connecting People and Landscape: Integrating Cultural Landscapes, Climate Resiliency, and Growth Management in the Low Country | Design Workshop, Inc

Moakley Park Resilience Plan | Stoss Landscape Urbanism

Preparing the Ground: Restorative Justice on Portland’s Interstate 5 | ZGF Architects

Reimagine Nature and Inclusion for Salt Lake City | Design Workshop, Inc

Accelerating Rural Recovery and Resilience: The Pollocksville Community Floodprint | NC State University Coastal Dynamics Design Lab


Honor Awards

Talk Tree to Me: Facilitating a Complex Conversation Around Trees in Detroit | Spackman Massop Michaels

Miridae Mobile Nursery: Growing a Native Plant Community | Miridae

Open Space Master Plan, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) | Grain Collective Landscape Architecture & Urban Design PLLC


Honor Awards

Curbing Sediment: A Proof of Concept | Halina Steiner & Ryan Winston

Soilless Soils: Investigation of Recycled Color-Mixed Glass in Engineered Soils | OLIN

Alabama Meadows | Emily Knox, ASLA; and  David Hill, ASLA

Find out more about who won an ASLA Award this year at 2022 Professional Awards and 2022 Student Award.

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