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Call for Entries to the ASLA 2023 Professional and Student Awards Program Now Open

New awards category focused on transformative solutions to the climate crisis

2023-01-24
ExpoASLA 2022 Professional Analysis and Planning Honor Award. Preparing the Ground: Restorative Justice on Portland's Interstate 5, Portland, Oregon. ZGF Architects

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is now accepting submissions for its 2023 Professional and Student Awards Program including a new category– the ASLA / International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)  Global Impact Award, which is focused on projects that address the climate crisis.
 
The ASLA Awards Program is the oldest and most prestigious in the landscape architecture profession. They honor the most innovative landscape architecture projects and the brightest ideas from up-and-coming landscape architecture students.

“Awards entries are highly competitive and showcase the projects that illustrate the highest achievement and creative solutions in the industry,” said Emily O’Mahoney, FASLA, PLA, President of ASLA. “I can’t wait to see what outstanding entries we will get for our new Award that honors the best climate action models!”

New this year, the ASLA / IFLA Global Impact Award is presented to a project in the Analysis and Planning category that demonstrates excellence in landscape architecture by addressing climate impacts through transformative action, scalable solutions, and adherence to ASLA’s and IFLA’s climate action commitments.

ASLA bestows Professional Awards in General Design, Residential Design, Urban Design, Analysis & Planning, Communications, Research categories. In each of these categories, juries select a number of Honor Awards and may select one Award of Excellence. One Landmark Award is also presented each year.

The 2023 Professional Awards Jury includes:
 
Jury 1:  General Design, Residential Design, & Urban Design


Chair: Kimberly Garza, ASLA, ATLAS Lab Inc.   

Michel Borg, AIA, Page Think
Shuyi Chang, ASLA, SWA                                   
Chingwen Cheng, PhD, ASLA, Arizona State University           
Claude Cormier, FASLA, Claude Cormier & Associates   
Jamie Maslyn Larson, FASLA, Tohono Chul                   
Garry Meus, National Capital Commission
Jennifer Nitzky, FASLA, Studio HIP                                           

Jury 2 - Analysis & Planning ASLA / IFLA Global Impact Award, Research & Communications   

Chair: Maura Rockcastle, ASLA, Ten x Ten

Camille Applewhite, ASLA, Site Design Group   
Stephanie Grigsby, ASLA, Design Workshop, Inc
Mitchell Silver, Hon. ASLA, McAdams
Michael Stanley, FASLA, Dream Design International, Inc.
Michael Todoran, The Landscape Architecture Podcast
Yujia Wang, ASLA, University of Nebraska

Joining the professional awards jury for the selection of the Analysis & Planning – ASLA / IFLA Global Impact Award category will be a representative on behalf of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).

Monica Pallares, IFLA Americas

Also, joining the professional jury for the selection of the Research Category will be representatives on behalf of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).

Dongying LI, Texas A&M, CELA Representative
Jenn Engelke, ASLA, University of Washington, LAF Representative

ExpoASLA 2022 Student Community Service Award Honor Award. 15 Weeks to Transform Colorado's Unique Ecosystem into a Learning Landscape. Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Finley Sutton, Student ASLA; Charlotte Francisco, Student ASLA; Claire Bulik, Student ASLA; Anna Varella; Sylvia Pasquariello; Ari Solomon, Student ASLA; Alex Bullock, Associate ASLA; Eion Donelan, Associate ASLA; Miriam Hernandez Arroyo; Victoria Hancock, University of Colorado Denver

ASLA bestows Student Awards in General Design, Residential Design, Urban Design, Analysis and Planning, Communications, Research, Student Community Service, and Student Collaboration.

The 2023 Student Awards Jury includes:

Jury 1 - General Design, Residential Design, Urban Design & Student Collaboration


Chair: Michael Grove, FASLA, Sasaki

Haley Blakeman, FASLA, Louisiana State University
Adriana Hernández Aguirre, ASLA, Coleman & Associates   
David Jung, FASLA, AECOM               
Christina Hite, ASLA, Dix-Hite                               
Ellen Stewart, ASLA, City of St Paul                       
Mark Yoes, FAIA, W X Y architecture + urban design   

Jury 2 - Analysis & Planning, Research, Communications, & Student Community Service   
           
Chair: Kofi Boone, FASLA, NC State University   
                   
Keven Graham, FASLA, Terra Engineering
Dalton LaVoie, ASLA, Stantec
Stephanie Onwenu, ASLA, Detroit Collaborative Design Center
Naomi Sachs, ASLA, University Maryland                   
Andrew Sargeant, ASLA, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress               

Professional Awards: Registration fees must be received no later than 11:59 pm PST on Friday, February 24, 2023. Submissions are due no later than 11:59 PST on Friday, March 17, 2023.

Student Awards: Registration fees must be received no later than 11:59 pm PST on Friday, May 5, 2023. Submissions are due no later than 11:59 PST on Friday, May 26, 2023.

Award recipients receive featured coverage in Landscape Architecture Magazine and are honored at a special Awards Presentation ceremony at the ASLA 2023 Conference on Landscape Architecture held October 27-30 in Minneapolis, MN.

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