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ASLA Announces 2006 Professional Awards
32 Projects Selected by Prestigious Jury

WASHINGTON April 24, 2006—The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2006 Professional Awards. The jury considered over 500 entries and selected 32 projects to receive awards. The awards will be presented on October 9 at the ASLA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.

Click here to go to the 2007 Call for Entries.

General Design Category

Awards of Excellence

From Brownfield to Greenfield: A New Working Landscape for Wellesley College Wrenched from its Toxic Past, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts/New York City
client: Wellesley College

Court Square Press Courtyard, Boston, Massachusetts
Landworks Studio, Inc., Salem, Massachusetts
client: Pappas Properties, Inc.

Awards of Honor

University of California, Berkeley: Units 1&2 Dormitories Urban Landscape (The Bowtie), Berkeley, California
GLS (Gary L. Strang) Landscape/Architecture, San Francisco, California
client: University of California, Berkeley/EHDD Architecture

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Sawyer/Berson Architecture & Landscape Architecture, LLP, New York City
client: New Orleans Museum of Art

The Floating Gardens — Yongning River Park, Taizhou City, Zhejiang Province, China
Peking University Graduate School of Landscape Architecture and Turenscape, Beijing, China
client: The Government of Hungyan District

Columbus Circle, New York, New York
Olin Partnership, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
client: City of New York Department of Design and Construction

Small is Beautiful, Millburn, New Jersey
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts/New York City
client: Tahari, Inc.

South Boston Maritime Park, Boston Massachusetts
Halvorson Design Partnership, Inc, Boston, Massachusetts
client: Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport/MPA)

The Elizabeth & Nona Evans Restorative Garden Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, Ohio
Dirtworks, PC, New York City
client: The Cleveland Botanical Garden

SW 12th Avenue Green Street Project, Portland, Oregon
Kevin Robert Perry, ASLA, Sustainable Stormwater Management Program, Portland, Oregon
client: Sustainable Stormwater Management Program, Bureau of Environmental Services, City of Portland, Oregon

Lite-On Electronic Headquarters, Taipei, Taiwan
SWA Group, Sausalito, California
client: ARTECH-INC

Chess Park, Glendale, California
Rios Clementi Hale Studios, Los Angeles, California
client: City of Glendale, Department of Development Services

Henry C. Beck, Jr., Park, Dallas, Texas
MESA, Dallas, Texas
client: Beck Architecture

Residential Design Category, co-sponsored by Garden Design Magazine

Award of Excellence

Quartz Mountain Residence, Paradise Valley, Arizona
Steve Martino & Associates, Phoenix, Arizona

Awards of Honor

Tables of Water, Lake Washington, Washington
Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture, Seattle, Washington

Glencoe Residence, Venice, California
Marmol Radziner and Associates, Los Angeles, California
client: Ron Radziner, Affiliate ASLA, and Robin Cottle

Horizon Residence, Venice, California
Marmol Radziner and Associates, Los Angeles, California
client: Leo Marmol and Alisa Becket

Greenwich Residence, Greenwich, Connecticut
Stephen Stimson Associates, Falmouth, Massachusetts

Dune Side Residence, East Hampton, New York
Edmund Hollander Landscape Architect Design, P.C., New York City

The Passage, New England
Horiuchi Solien Inc., Falmouth, Massachusetts

House by the Creek, Dallas, Texas
MESA, Dallas, Texas
client: Caren Prothro

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence

Providence 2020 Plan, Providence, Rhode Island
Sasaki Associates, Inc., Watertown, Massachusetts
client: City of Providence, Department of Planning and Development

Awards of Honor

Habitat Trails. Habitat for Humanity: From Infill House to Green Neighborhood Design, Rogers, Arkansas
University of Arkansas Community Design Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
client: Habitat for Humanity of Benton County, Inc.

Crosswaters Ecolodge, Guangdong Province, China
EDSA, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
client: Longmen Mt. Nankun Zhongheng Ecotourism Development Co. Ltd.

Parque Amazônia, Belém, Pará, Amazônia, Brazil
Morris Architects, Orlando, Florida
client: State of Para, Brazil

Research Category, co-sponsored by Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) and Landscape Journal

Awards of Honor

Intrinsic Landscape Aesthetic Resource Information System
Jones & Jones Architects and Landscape Architects, Ltd., Seattle, Washington

From Landscapes to Lots: Understanding and Managing Midwestern Landscape Change
Paul H. Gobster Ph.D., ASLA, and Robert G. Haight, Ph.D, Science Co-Leaders, USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station, Evanston, Illinois
client: USDA Forest Service

Communications Category

Award of Excellence

Land Forum Magazine, Berkeley, California
Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architecture, Inc., Berkeley, Calfornia
client: Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architecture, Inc.

Awards of Honor

Forgotten Rain Rediscovering Rainwater Harvesting
Heather Kinkade-Levario, Phoenix, Arizona
client: Granite Canyon Publications

Manchester: Rebuilding the City Centre DVD, Manchester, NY
EDAW, Inc, San Francisco, California
client: EDAW, Inc.

Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
client: University of Pennsylvania

Landmark Award, co-sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Zion Breen & Richardson Associates, Site Planners/Landscape Architects, Cream Ridge, New Jersey
client: The Museum of Modern Art

About ASLA
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 16,500 members in 48 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. 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. Members of the Society use their “ASLA” suffix after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession.  Learn more about landscape architecture online at