2021 Awards

This year’s annual Awards Gala was held virtually on May 6, when the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 10 projects with professional awards.  Sunny Scully Alsup, FASLA was honored with the Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The audience learned more about Design Shifts in the 21st Century: Deliberate Moves to Bend Toward Justice from Jenn Low, PLA, ASLA, the Communications Director at the Urban Studio and Deputy Director of the 1882 Foundation during her keynote address immediately preceding the awards presentation.

The following awards were announced.  Click the name of the project for more information and tour our online exhibition hosted by AIA DC here.

President’s Award, the top award, which was in the Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design

Project: STREET SOCIAL: Streets as Public Spaces @ The Yards, Washington, DC



Honor Awards in Design Built


Project: 1701 Rhode Island Avenue, Washington, DC

Firm: Parker Rodriguez



Project: Sycamore Hill Gateway Plaza, Greenville, NC

Firm: Rhodeside Harwell


Honor Awards in Design Unbuilt


Project: Bennett’s Village Playground, Charlottesville, VA

Firm: Mahan Rykiel Associates




Project: Gude Landfill Passive Land Use Master Plan, Rockville, MD

Firm: Floura Teeter Landscape Architects


Honor Award in Residential

Project: 26 EAST, Annapolis, MD

Firm: LOCH Collective


Merit Awards in Design Built


Project: Murch Elementary School, Washington, DC

Firm: Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture LLC


Project: The National Native American Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC

Firm: Rhodeside Harwell


Merit Award in Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design

Project: Smart City Vizag, Southeast India



Merit Award in Residential


Firm: LOCH Collective