Past Awards

At its annual Awards Gala on May 3, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 17 projects with professional awards. In addition, Daria Gelman and Alexandra Schiavoni, Virginia Tech graduate students at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, and Avantika Dalal, an MLA student at the University of Maryland, were presented with Edward B. Ballard Scholarships. Finally, John G. Parsons, FASLA was celebrated with the Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

The top professional award – the President’s Award – was presented to AECOM for Sense of Place, in the Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design Category.

After years of isolation, the District’s Florida Avenue Market Site (FAMS) is undergoing major urban revitalization that could threaten its historical heritage and cultural diversity, i.e. Gallaudet University. This urban framework plan interweaves deaf culture, sensory rich public spaces and functional landscape infrastructure into safe and inclusive public realms. Landscape elements have been spatially oriented to optimize mobility, openness, visibility, acoustics and awareness. The integration of DeafSpace values uncovered challenges unbeknownst to us as well as remarkable opportunities for enhanced visual, spatial accessibility and tactile sensibility. Our “Sense of Place” is the interaction of design, user-experience and purposeful practices.

Shown here, accepting the award, left to right: Claire Bedat (AECOM), Potomac Chapter ASLA President Steve Cook, Reid Fellenbaum (AECOM), Zhihao Li (AECOM), and Matthew Hill (AECOM).

 

The following awards were also announced:

Honor Award for Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design

Project: Access Road Ecotones

Firm: Landscape Architecture Bureau

 

 

Honor Awards for Built Design

Project: Garden Gateway- Brookside Gardens Entrance and Parking Renovation

Firm: M-NCPPC Montgomery Parks, Park Development Division


Project: University of Pennsylvania – New College House at Hill Field

Firm: Michael Vergason Landscape Architects

Merit Awards for Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design

Project: Crystal City to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Pedestrian Connection Feasibility Study

Firm: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.


 

Project: Sandy Springs Comprehensive Plan & Small Area Plans

Firm: Rhodeside & Harwell

 

Project: Olmsted Walk Design Guidelines

Firm: Smithsonian National Zoological Park


 

 

Merit Award for Communications

Project: Sustainable Landscape Maintenance Manual for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Firm: Cheryl Corson Design LLC

 

Merit Awards for Built Design

Project: Saint Albans Athletic Complex

Firm: WMC Landscape Studio

 

 

Project: The Big Splash: A Writer’s Retreat

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects


Project: Double Vision

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

 

Project: Habitat House

Firm: Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture LLC



 

Merit Awards for Design-Unbuilt

Project: Half Street

Firm: Future Green Studio

 

 

Project: Experience Migration

Firm: Smithsonian National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute

Merit Awards for Social Impact

 

Project: Simon Elementary School Playground

Firm: LandDesign

 

Project: 8th Street Arts Park

Firm: Lee and Associates, Inc.

 

Merit Award for Historic Preservation

Project: Rehabilitation of South Capitol Park

Firm: Hord Coplan Macht

At its annual Awards Gala on May 18, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 15 projects with professional awards. In addition, Lauren Habenicht Arledge, a Virginia Tech student at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, and Jennifer Ren, an MLA student at the University of Maryland were presented with Edward B. Ballard Scholarships. Finally, Beatriz Coffin, FASLA, and Laurence Coffin, FASLA were celebrated with the Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The top professional award – the President’s Award – was presented to CallisonRTKL/Arcadis for Blue Current DC, in the Unbuilt Design Category.

 

Monica Streeper (center) and Agustina Solar (left) accepted the award and are pictured here with Potomac Chapter President-Elect Steve Cook, ASLA (right).

 

The following awards were also announced:

Honor Award for Social Impact

Project: East Capitol Urban Farm

Firm: Bradley Site Design, Inc.

 

Honor Awards for Built Design

Project: Atlantic Plumbing

Firm: Future Green Studio

 

Project: Salamander Resort and Spa

Firm: OCULUS

 

Honor Awards for Analysis & Planning

Project: Design for Resilience in Brattleboro’s Lower Whetstone Brook Corridor

Firm: ParkerRodriguez, Inc.

 

Project: Gallaudet University

Firm: Future Green Studio

 

Merit Award for Unbuilt Design

Project: Displaced Ecosystems Uplifted

Firm: Landscape Architecture Bureau

 

Merit Awards for Built Design

Project: TCS: Tata Consultancy Services

Firm: LSG Landscape Architecture

 

Project: Rocky Run Park

Firm: GORDON

 

Project: UDC Student Center

Firm: Lee and Associates, Inc.

 

Project: 1775 Tysons Boulevard

Firm: Towers Golde, LLC

 

Project: Newark Street Retreat

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

 

Project: 1200 Seventeenth Street

Firm: ZGF Architects

 

Project: McHenry Row II

Firm: Hord Coplan Macht

 

Merit Award for Social Impact

Project: Q Street Green Alley

Firm: Rhodeside & Harwell

 

These award-winning projects will be on exhibition at the District Architecture Center, June 27-August 25.

2016 Professional Awards

Landscape Architects Present Annual Awards

At its annual Awards Gala on May 12, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 16 projects with professional awards.  In addition, Paige Courtney, a Virginia Tech student at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, was presented with the Edward B. Ballard Scholarship.  Finally, Darwina Neal, FASLA, was celebrated with the Chapter’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The top professional award – the President’s Award – was presented to Montgomery County Department of Parks, Park Development Division for Little Bennett Regional Park Day Use Area Phase 1.  The team is shown here, accepting the award from Potomac Chapter President Dena Kennett (left).

Pres award photo

 

The following awards were also announced:

Honor Award for Communications

Project: DDOT Green Infrastructure: Greening DC Streets

Firm: A. Morton Thomas and Associates

Honor Awards for Built Design

 

Project: Ciragan Palace

Firm: Lee and Associates, Inc. 

Project: Private Georgetown Garden

Firm: Arentz Landscape Architects

Project: The Concord

Firm: Landscape Architecture Bureau LLC

Project: Brandywine

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Merit Awards for Analysis & Planning

 

Project: iQuilt: Bushnell Park Revitalization Plan

Firm: Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd.

 Project: Olympiad

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Merit Awards for Unbuilt Design

Project: The Springsbury Arboretum

Firm: Landscape Architecture Program Virginia Tech

 

Project: Between Earth & Sky

Firm: Landscape Architecture Bureau LLC

Merit Awards for Built Design

Project: East Norbeck Local Park

Firm: Hord Coplan Macht Inc.

 

Project: Upshur Park

Firm: Landscape Architecture Bureau LLC

 

Project: E Street

Firm: Campion Hruby Landscape Architects

Project: Willowsford

Firm: LandDesign

Project: CityCenterDC

Firm: Lee and Associates, Inc.

Project: Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park

Firm: The Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Montgomery County Dept. of Parks

Please click to open the pdf and view all of our award winning projects!

2016 AWARDS-PRESENTATION