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ASLA Announces 2004 Student Awards


2004-09-13

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2004 Student Awards.  The awards will be presented during the ASLA 2004 Annual Meeting, October 29-November 2, in Salt Lake City.  

Design Category – Undergraduate Individual First Place

Strip Mine Reclamation 
Katie Paquette, Student ASLA
Kansas State University
Advisors: Professor Dennis L. Law, FASLA; Professor Robert L. Page; and Professor Timothy Keane.

Design Category – Undergraduate Individual Special Commendation

When Moose Fly: Exploring Strategies for the Integration of Wildlife and Highways 
Kelly Simpson, Student ASLA
University of Guelph
Advisors: Professor Nathan H. Perkins, ASLA
Graduate Advisors: Sarah McCans, Student ASLA, and Steve Barnhart

The Gardens at St. Joseph’s Health and Retirement Center:  Exploring the Garden as a Healing Process
Brooke Saavedra, Student ASLA
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Advisor: Professor Omar Faruque 

California Center for Native Plants and Wildlife
Michael O'Connell, Student ASLA
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Advisor: Professor Walter D. Bremer, ASLA, and Professor Bill MacElroy

The Greening of Downtown Los Angeles 
Nancy B. Greene, Student ASLA
University of California Los Angeles - Extension
Advisors: Professor Stephanie V. Landregan, ASLA; Professor James H. Curtis, ASLA; Professor Michael Kaufman; and Program Director Alexis Joan Slafer, ASLA 

Design Category – Undergraduate Team Special Commendation

Urbanization in Binational Watersheds in the US-Mexico Borderlands: Open Space Design Proposal for a Regenerative Future
Karen Lyding, Student ASLA, and Emily Roddy, Student ASLA
Arizona State University
Advisors: Assistant Professor Joseph Ewan, ASLA, and Associate Professor Rebecca Fish Ewan

Design Category – Graduate Individual First Place

Wharf District Parks, Boston 
Qing Luo, Student ASLA
University of Minnesota
Advisors: Department Head John A. Koepke, ASLA; Professor Dean Abbott; Professor Christine Carlson; Professor Rebecca Krinke; and Professor Lance Neckar 

Design Category – Graduate Individual Special Commendation

Natural and Cultural Systems: A Small Town’s framework for the Future 
Brad Aldrich, Student ASLA
University of Minnesota
Advisor: Professor Dean Abbott 

Design Category – Graduate Team First Place

Ambassador Edward L. Romero Park 
Katya Crawford, Student ASLA, and Jay Rice, Student ASLA
University of New Mexico
Advisors: Department Head Alfred Simon, ASLA, and Professor Joni M. Palmer.

Research Category – Undergraduate Individual First Place

Community After Communism: Planning for New Development in the Vernacular Village of Klokoci, Czech Republic
Emily Riley, Student ASLA
Pennsylvania State University
Advisors: Professor Daniel R. Jones, ASLA, and Professor Cecilia Rusnak, ASLA 

Research Category – Undergraduate Individual Special Commendation

South Brevard Wildlife Corridor 
Jared A. Smith, Student ASLA
University of Florida
Advisors: Professor Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA; Professor Margaret H. Carr; and Professor Gary Purdum

Research Category – Graduate Individual First Place

Redesigning Renourishment 
Kelly Hughes, Student ASLA
University of Florida
Advisors: Professor Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA; Professor Margaret H. Carr; and Professor Karen Bjorndal.

Regional Wetland Mitigation Framework for the Protection of Biodiversity: The Northeast Florida Region as a Case Study
Ginevra Anuszkiewicz, Student ASLA
University of Florida
Advisors: Professor Margaret H. Carr; Professor Robert R. Grist, ASLA; and Professor Paul Zwick 

Research Category – Graduate Individual Special Commendation  

A Study of Schenley Park: Historical Interpretation to Guide Intervention  
Shruti Dixit, Student ASLA
Pennsylvania State University
Advisors: Professor Thomas Yahner; Professor Bonj Szczygiel; and Professor Cecilia Rusnak, ASLA

10 Lessons in Landscape Photography 
Anne C. Godfrey, Student ASLA
University of Oregon
Advisor: Professor Elisabeth E. Clemence, Associate ASLA

Research Category - Graduate Team First Place

North Corktown Design Handbook 
Team Members: Jason Braidwood, Student ASLA; Paul Coseo, Student ASLA; Christopher Cox, Student ASLA; Jen-Jia Huang, Student ASLA; Jessica Kenzie, Student ASLA; Joanna Paine, Student ASLA; Derek Roberts, Student ASLA; Ben Smith, Student ASLA; and Ethan Solomon, Student ASLA
University of Michigan
Advisor: Assistant Professor Larissa S. Larsen, ASLA

Research Category – Second Professional * Special Commendation

* Entrants within this category hold an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture and are pursuing a graduate degree in landscape architecture.         

Comprehending the Products of Design: Traditional and Digital  
Jana L. Zelenski, Student ASLA
Pennsylvania State University
Advisor: Professor Brian Orland, FASLA

A six-member jury selected 17 projects to receive awards from a field of 176 entries, representing the work of 277 students from 43 schools.  Jury members included: Stephanie A. Rolley, ASLA, jury chair, Associate Professor, Kansas State University; Drake M. Fowler, Associate ASLA, Design Workshop; Carol R. Johnson, FASLA, Carol R. Johnson Associates, Inc.; Susan L.B. Jacobson, FASLA, Bartells/Jacobson Design, and president of ASLA; Faye B. Harwell, ASLA, Rhodeside & Harwell Inc.; and Michael P. Madsen, Student ASLA, University of Florida.

Editors: contact Karen Grajales at ktgrajales@asla.org if you would like to see images from the award-winning projects.

About the American Society of Landscape Architects

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects representing more than 14,200 members.  Landscape architecture is a comprehensive discipline of land analysis, planning, design, management, preservation and rehabilitation.  ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication and fellowship.  Learn more about landscape architecture online at www.asla.org

 

 

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