ASLA announces winners of its 2014 Professional Awards and Student Awards

ASLA announces winners of its 2014 Professional Awards and Student Awards

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced this year’s winners of its Professional and Student Awards, which honor “top public, commercial, residential, institutional, planning, communications and research projects from across the U.S. and around the world.” Each of the winning projects will be featured in the October issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine and be officially presented by ASLA at its annual meeting and expo in Denver on November 24th. In total, 34 professional awards were selected out of 600 entries.

General Design Category


Award of Excellence
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol

Honor Awards

Slow Down: Liupanshui Minghu Wetland Park
Liupanshui, Ghizhou Province, China

Gebran Tueni Memorial
Beirut, Lebanon
Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture

Segment 5, Hudson River Park 
New York City
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc.

Salem State University
Marsh Hall, Salem, Mass.
WagnerHodgson Landscape Architecture

Urban Outfitters Headquarters
Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia
D.I.R.T. Studio

Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve
Grand Teton National Park, WY
Hershberger Design for D.R. Horne & Company

Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park
Queens, NY
Thomas Balsley Associates and Weiss/Manfredi

Low Maintenance Eco-Campus: Vanke Research Center
Shenzhen, China
Z+T Studio

Shoemaker Green
University of Pennsylvania
Andropogon Associates, Ltd.


Residential Design Category

Award of Excellence
Woodland Rain Gardens
Caddo Parish, La.
Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects

Honor Awards

Hill Country Prospect
Centerport, Texas
Studio Outside for Sara Story Design

Vineyard Retreat
Napa Valley, Calif.
Scott Lewis Landscape Architecture

Le Petit Chalet
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC

Sky Garden
Miami Beach, Fla.
Raymond Jungles Inc.

West Texas Ranch
Marfa, Texas
Ten Eyck Landscape Architects Inc.

GM House, Bragança Paulista
São Paulo, Brazil
Alex Hanazaki Paisagismo

City House in a Garden
McKay Landscape Architects


Analysis & Planning Category

Award of Excellence

Midtown Detroit Techtown District
Sasaki Associates Inc.

Honor Awards

The Creative Corridor: A Main Street Revitalization for Little Rock
Little Rock, Ark.
The University of Arkansas Community Design Center and Marlon Blackwell Architect

Devastation to Resilience: The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Design Workshop Inc., Aspen, and Reed/Hilderbrand

Zidell Yards District-Scale Green Infrastructure Scenarios
Portland, Ore.
GreenWorks, PC

Yerba Buena Street Life Plan
San Francisco
CMG Landscape Architecture

Unified Ground: Union Square – National Mall Competition
Washington, D.C.
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol

Communications Category

Award of Excellence

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley
The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Honor Awards

Freehand Drawing and Discovery: Urban Sketching and Concept Drawing for Designers
James Richards, FASLA, published by John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Monk’s Garden: A Visual Record of Design Thinking and Landscape Making
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc.

Garden, Park, Community, Farm
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Pastoral Capitalism: A History of Suburban Corporate Lands
Louise A. Mozingo, ASLA, published by MIT Press


The Landmark Award

Norman B. Leventhal Park at Post Office Square
Halvorson Design Partnership Inc.