Honors & Awards

Honors

The ASLA Medal

The ASLA Medal
 

Purpose: The ASLA Medal is the highest honor the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) can 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.

Eligibility: The individual must be 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. Nominations are not limited to members of the ASLA or to citizens of the United States.

Frequency: One medal is awarded annually.

Nomination Process: Nominations may be made by an ASLA professional member or an ASLA chapter. Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.

All nominations must be submitted in a single black 1/2 inch view binder or emailed to honorsawards@asla.org by January 30, 2018, 5:00 pm EST.

Each nomination to include:

 

  • Project images should be at least 2000x1500px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). They may be larger but must have a minimum width of 2000px, minimum height of 1500px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch (i.e. 2000x2500px at 300ppi, 3000x1500px at 300ppi, 2000x1500px at 600ppi would be acceptable images).

  • Nominee images should be at least 1200x1200px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). They may be larger but must have a minimum width of 1200px, minimum height of 1200px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch.

  • Up to five (5) letters of endorsement.

 

Please send nomination packages to:
ASLA Medal Nominations
c/o Terry Poltrack
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736

Selection Process: The Executive Committee reviews all nominations and forwards no more than two nominees to the Board of Trustees (BOT) for final selection. The BOT selects the medal recipient by secret ballot during the Spring meeting. The medal recipient is notified by the president and invited to attend the ASLA Annual Meeting  (held in the Fall) where the medal will be awarded.

Questions? Contact Terry Poltrack, director, Public Relations and Communications, 202-216-7852
NOTE: Email subject line must read "ASLA MEDAL." Email: honorsawards@asla.org.

Recent Recipients

2003   Richard Haag, FASLA
2002   Morgan "Bill" Evans, FASLA
2001   Robert E. Marvin, FASLA
2000   Carl D. Johnson, FASLA
1999   Stuart O. Dawson, FASLA
1998   Carol R. Johnson, FASLA
1997   Julius G. Fabos, FASLA
1996   John T. Lyle, FASLA
1995   Ervin H. Zube, FASLA
1994   Edward D. Stone Jr., FASLA
1993   Arthur E. Bye Jr., FASLA
1992   Robert S. Reich, FASLA
1991   Meade Palmer, FASLA
1990   Raymond L. Freeman, FASLA
1989   Robert N. Royston, FASLA
1988   Dame Sylvia Crowe
1987   Phillip H. Lewis Jr., FASLA
1986   William J. Johnson, FASLA
1985   Roberto Burle Marx, Hon. ASLA
1984   Ian McHarg, FASLA
1983   Theodore O. Osmundson, FASLA
1982   Charles W. Eliot II, FASLA
1981   Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe
1980   William G. Swain, FASLA
1979   Norman T. Newton
1978   Lawrence B. Halprin, FASLA
1977   Hubert B. Owens, FASLA
1976   Thomas Church, FASLA
1975   Garrett Eckbo, FASLA
1974   Campbell E. Miller, FASLA
1973   John Ormsbee Simonds, FASLA
1972   Conrad R. Wirth, FASLA
1971   Hideo Sasaki, FASLA

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ASLA Information Request
info@asla.org 

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