General Design Category

Award of Excellence

A Green Sponge for a Water-Resilient City: Qunli Stormwater Park
Haerbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China

Turenscape and Peking University, Beijing

Client: Qunli New Town Government

This project demonstrates a Stormwater park that acts as a green sponge, cleansing and storing urban stormwater and can be integrated with other ecosystem services including the protection of native habitats, aquifer recharge, recreational use, and aesthetic experience, in all these ways fostering urban development.

Honor Awards

Quarry Garden in Shanghai Botanical Garden
Songjiang District, Shanghai, China

THUPDI and Tsinghua University, Beijing
Client: Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden

200 5th Avenue
New York City

Landworks Studio, Inc., Boston
Client: L & L Holding Company, LLC

Powell Street Promenade
San Francisco

Hood Design, Oakland, CA
Client: Union Square Business Improvement District

Tudela-Culip (Club Med) Restoration Project in ‘Cap de Creus’ Cape
Cadaqués, Catalonia, Spain

EMF Landscape Architecture, Girona, Spain and Ardévols Associates Consultants, Barcelona, Spain
Client: Ministry of Environment of Spain, Environmental Department of Generalitat Catalunya, Cap de Creus Natural Park, Gestora de Runes de la Construcció S.A.

Shangri La Botanical Garden
Orange, TX

Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects, Alexandria, LA in association with William T. Arterburn, ASLA and MESA
Client: Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation

Winnipeg Skating Shelters
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Patkau Architects, Inc. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Client: The Forks Renewal Corporation

National 9/11 Memorial
New York City

PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, California
Client: National September 11 Memorial and Museum

Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Rancho Mirage, CA

The Office of James Burnett, Solana Beach, CA
Client: The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands

Residential Design Category

Award of Excellence

Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Apartments
San Francisco

Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, San Francisco

Client: Community Housing Partnership and Mercy Housing

The Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson Apartments provide a dignified home for formerly homeless residents with 120 fully-equipped studios and supportive services, including counseling, medical care, job-training, and employment opportunities. 

Honor Awards

Urban Spring
San Francisco

Bionic, San Francisco
Client: Marcel and Jennifer Wilson

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence

The One Ohio State Framework Plan
Columbus, OH

Sasaki Associates, Inc., Watertown, MA
Client: The Ohio State University

The One Ohio State Framework Plan redefines the role of planning at one of the largest universities in the country.

Honor Awards

Wusong Riverfront: Landscape Infrastructure Pilot Project
Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province, China

SWA Group, Sausalito, CA
Client: Huaqiao Economical Development Zone Programme Building Bureau

Core Area of Lotus Lake National Wetland Park Landscape Planning
Tieling City, Liaoning Province, China

Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute, Beijing, China
Client: Client: Tieling City Planning Bureau

Coastal Roulette: Planning Resilient Communities for Galveston Bay
Galveston Bay, TX

SWA Group, Houston
Client: The SSPEED Center at Rice University

Nanhu: Farm Town in the Big City
Jiaxing, China

SWA Group, San Francisco
Client: Jiaxing Alliance Development Corporation

A Strategic Master Plan for the Dead Sea
Dead Sea, Jordan

Sasaki Associates, Inc., Watertown, MA
Client: Jordan Development Zones Commission

SW Montgomery Green Street: Connecting the West Hills to the Willamette River
Portland, OR

Nevue Ngan Associates, Portland, OR
Client: City of Portland Environmental Services; Portland Development Commission; and Portland State University

Red Mountain / Green Ribbon —  The Master Plan for Red Mountain Park
Birmingham, AL

WRT, Philadelphia
Client: Red Mountain Greenway and Recreational Area Commission

Communications Category

Award of Excellence

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Techniques and Tools for Digital Representation in Site Design

Bradley Cantrell, ASLA and Wes Michaels, ASLA
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Digital Drawing for Landscape Architecture is a book about bridging analog and digital landscape representation techniques. Digital landscape representation relies heavily on the past, and we attempt to tie past and present together.

Honor Awards

Research Category

Honor Awards

Landmark Award

Award of Excellence

Village of Yorkville Park

Schwartz Smith Meyer Landscape Architects, Inc. and PWP Landscape Architecture

Client: City of Toronto, Department of Parks, Forestry, and Recreation

The Village of Yorkville Park has become a local landmark. While small in size, the park has played an important role in the revitalization of the neighborhood since its completion in 1994.