2017 Awards

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




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



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.