Joe A. Porter, FASLA
The ASLA Medal is the highest honor the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) may bestow upon a landscape architect whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of the public and the environment.
Joe A. Porter, FASLA, of Aspen, Colo., will receive the ASLA Medal – the highest honor the ASLA may bestow upon a landscape architect – for his lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession, the welfare of the public, and the environment. Porter holds more than four decades of experience in the landscape architecture profession. He is also a founding principal of Design Workshop, a leading landscape architecture firm with over 200 employees and this year’s Firm Award recipient. He is known for his ability to champion a collaborative approach to design, his willingness and effectiveness in harnessing economic development as a positive agent of landscape change, and his leadership in challenging the profession to think big thoughts and to embrace grand challenges.
Read the nomination letter from Mark Tabor, ASLA, support letters from James J. Chaffin, Jr., President, Bio pdf and Projects.pdf.