ASLA Announces 2013 Professional Awards

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

Honor Awards
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

Award of Excellence

Sagaponack Residence, Sagaponack, N.Y. (see image above)
by LaGuardia Design Landscape Architects for Steve and Sandy Perlbinder

Honor Awards
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

Award of Excellence

Lafitte Greenway + Revitalization Corridor │Linking New Orleans Neighborhoods, New Orleans (see image above)
by Design Workshop, Inc., for the City of New Orleans

Honor Awards
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

Waterfront Seattle
by James Corner Field Operations for the City of Seattle

Communications Category

Award of Excellence

Visible| Invisible: Landscape Works of Reed Hilderbrand (see image above)
by Reed Hilderbrand LLC, published by Metropolis Books

Honor Awards
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

Petrochemical America
by Richard Misrach and Kate Orff, ASLA, published by Aperture Press

Research Category

Award of Excellence

Green Roof Innovation Testing (GRIT) Laboratory (see image above)
by University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design

Honor Awards
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

Explore all 2013 professional winners

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.

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