2018 ASLA Professional Awards

 John Hill
6. September 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Twenty Year Transformation (Photo: Alex MacLean)
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards – 25 recipients in 6 categories.
The winners, selected from 368 entries, will receive their awards at the ASLA 2018 Annual Meeting and EXPO in Philadelphia in October. Winners are listed below, but visit the ASLA website for more information and images on the winning projects.
Chicago Riverwalk | State Street to Franklin Street (Photo: Kate Joyce Studios)

General Design Category

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE:
Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Twenty Year Transformation
Brooklyn, NY, USA 
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Client: Brooklyn Bridge Park

HONOR AWARDS:
Chicago Riverwalk | State Street to Franklin Street
Chicago, IL, USA 
Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects 
Client: Chicago Department of Transportation

Iqaluit Municipal Cemetery
Iqaluit, NU, Canada 
LEES+Associates 
Client: City of Iqaluit

Legacy and Community: Juxtaposing Heritage and Invention for Duke University's West Campus
Durham, NC, USA 
Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture 
Client: Duke University

Longwood Gardens Main Fountain Garden
Kennett Square, PA, USA 
West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture 
Client: Longwood Gardens Inc.

Re-Envisioning Pulaski Park
Northampton, MA, USA 
STIMSON 
Client: City of Northampton

Tippet Rise Art Center
Fishtail, MT, USA 
OEHME, VAN SWEDEN | OvS
Client: Tippet Rise Art Center

Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square
Santa Monica, CA, USA 
James Corner Field Operations
Client: City of Santa Monica

Walker Art Center Wurtele Upper Garden
Minneapolis, MN, USA 
Inside | Outside + HGA 
Client: Walker Art Center
Yard (Photo: Stephen Miller)

Residential Design Category

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE:
Balcones Residence

Austin, TX, USA 
Word + Carr Design Group

HONOR AWARDS:
Sustaining a Cultural Icon: Reconciling Preservation and Stewardship in a Changing World

Newport, RI, USA 
Reed Hilderbrand LLC Landscape Architecture 
Client: Dorrance Hill Hamilton

Yard
Portland, OR, USA 
2.ink Studio 
Client: Key Development Group

Analysis and Planning Category

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE:
A Colorado Legacy: I-25 Conservation Corridor Master Plan

Douglas County, CO, USA 
Design Workshop - Aspen 
Client: The Conservation Fund

HONOR AWARDS:
Extending Our History, Embracing Our Future

Madison, WI, USA 
SmithGroup 
Client: University of Wisconsin - Madison

From Pixels to Stewardship: Advancing Conservation Through Digital Innovation
Austin, TX, USA 
Andropogon Associates
Client: Shield-Ayres-Bowen Family

Iowa Blood Run Cultural Landscape Master Plan
Madison, WI, USA 
Quinn Evans Architects 
Client: Iowa Department of Natural Resources, State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, and the Lyon County Conservation Board

Willamette Falls Riverwalk
Oregon City, OR, USA 
Snøhetta 
Project Partners: Oregon Metro, City of Oregon City; Clackamas County; State of Oregon; PGE Falls Legacy, LLC
From Weapons to Wildlife: The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Management Plan (Image: Design Workshop)

Research Category

HONOR AWARDS​:
Atlas for the End of the World - Atlas for the Beginning of the Anthropocene

Philadelphia, PA, USA 
University of Pennsylvania

Design with Dredge: Resilient Landscape Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay
Baltimore, MD, USA 
Mahan Rykiel Associates 
Client: Maryland Port Administration

Urban Aquatic Health: Integrating New Technologies and Resiliency into Floating Wetlands
Baltimore, MD, USA 
Ayers Saint Gross 
Client: National Aquarium

Communications Category

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE:
100 Years of Landscape Architecture at The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH, USA 
Landscape Architecture Section, Knowlton School, The Ohio State University

HONOR AWARDS:
​Homeplace: Conversation Guides for Six Communities, Rebuilding After Hurricane Matthew

Multiple communities, NC, USA 
NC State University Coastal Dynamics Design Lab 
Client: Hurricane Matthew Disaster Recovery and Resilience Initiative (HMDRRI)

Marnas: A Journey through Space, Time, and Ideas
Undisclosed Location 
Anne Whiston Spirn

VanPlay: Plan to Play
Vancouver, BC, Canada 
Design Workshop – Denver/Aspen 
Client: Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation

The Landmark Award

From Weapons to Wildlife: The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Management Plan
Commerce City, CO, USA 
Design Workshop - Denver 
Client: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army, United States Government, and Shell Oil Company

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