The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the winners of the 2013 Professional Awards this week. The awards honor the top public places, residential designs, campuses, parks and urban planning projects from across the U.S. and around the world.
The October issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine (LAM) features the winning projects and is available online for free viewing. October’s LAM will be featured on the end-caps of the magazine sections in nearly 500 Barnes & Noble stores beginning October 14. The awards will be presented at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in Boston on Monday, November 18. ASLA will present 33 awards selected from more than 534 entries.
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; and Christian Zimmerman, FASLA
General Design Category
Award of Excellence
Lakewood Garden Mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis (see image above)
by Halvorson Design Partnership for Lakewood Cemetery
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
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
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
by James Corner Field Operations for the City of Seattle
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
by Richard Misrach and Kate Orff, ASLA, published by Aperture Press
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
Image credits: (1) ASLA 2013 Professional General Award of Excellence. Lakewood Garden Mausoleum & Lakewood Cemetery. Minneapolis. Halvorson Design Partnership, Inc. / Image credit: Paul Crosby, (2) ASLA 2013 Professional Residential Award of Excellence. Sagaponack Residence. Sagaponack, New York. Laguardia Design Landscape Architects, Water Mill, NY, (3) ASLA 2013 Professional Analysis and Planning Award of Excellence. Lafitte Greenway + Revitalization Corridor │Linking New Orleans Neighborhoods, New Orleans. Design Workshop, Inc., for the City of New Orleans / image credit: Design Workshop, (4) ASLA 2013 Professional Communications Award of Excellence. Visible | Invisible: Landscape Works of Reed Hilderbrand. Reed Hilderbrand, LLC, Watertown, MA Publisher: Metropolis Books / Image credit: Alan Ward, (5) ASLA 2013 Professional Research Award of Excellence. Green Roof Innovation Testing (GRIT) Laboratory by University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. Image credit: Curtis Puncher.