American Society of Landscape Architects

<< back to press releases

Jim Lapides,
Manager of Public
(202) 216-2371


© Copyright 2007
American Society of Landscape Architects
All rights reserved.

Terms of Use



ASLA Announces 2007 Professional Awards
37 Projects Selected by Prestigious Jury

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2007—The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2007 Professional Awards. The jury considered over 500 entries and selected 37 projects to receive awards. The awards will be presented on October 8 at the ASLA Annual Meeting in San Francisco at a ceremony and champagne reception sponsored by Landscape Forms.

Click here to go to the Call for Entries and view the jury.

Click here to visit the main Awards page for details and high resolution images.

General Design Category

Awards of Excellence

M. Victor and Frances Leventritt Garden at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
Reed Hilderbrand, Watertown, Massachusetts
client: Harvard University

Honor Awards

Curran House, San Francisco, California
Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, San Francisco, California
client: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation

The Red Ribbon - Tanghe River Park, Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province, China
Turenscape (Beijing Turen Design Institute) and Peking University Graduate School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing, China
client: Yang Lina, The Landscape Bureau, Quinjuangdao City, Hebei Province, China

One North Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois
PWP Landscape Architecture, Berkeley, California
client: John Buck Company

The Restoration of Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, California
National Park Service, Lakewood, Colorado
client: Sequoia National Park

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona
Martha Schwartz Partners, Cambridge, Massachusetts
client: Mesa Arts Center

Washington Mutual Center Roof Garden, Seattle, Washington
Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
client: Washington Mutual Bank, Kent Wiegel, Lane Premo

University of Minnesota Duluth - Swenson Science Building, Duluth, Minnesota
oslund.and.assoc., Minneapolis, Minnesota
client: University of Minnesota Duluth

Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, Washington
Lead Designer: Weiss/Manfredi
, New York, New York
Landscape Architect: Charles Anderson Landscape Architecture
client: Seattle Art Museum

Glacier Club, Durango, Colorado
Design Workshop, Denver, Colorado

Harvard Graduate Student Housing at 29 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Richard Burck Associates, Inc., Jonathan Levi Architects with Bergmeyer Associates, Somerville, Massachusetts
client: Harvard University

NE Siskiyou Green Street, Portland, Oregon
Kevin Robert Perry, ASLA , Portland, Oregon
client: Sustainable Stormwater Management Program Oregon

Mount Tabor Middle School Rain Garden, Portland, Oregon
Kevin Robert Perry, ASLA, Portland, Oregon
Brandon Wilson, City of Portland Environmental Services
client: City of Portland, Sustainable Stormwater Management Program

Residential Design Category, co-sponsored by Garden Design Magazine

Award of Excellence

Elie Saab Residence, Faqra, Lebanon
Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture, Broumana, Lebanon
client: Elie Saab

Honor Awards

Private Residence, San Francisco, California
Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture, San Francisco, California

Erman Residence, San Francisco, California
Surfacedesign, Inc, San Francisco, California
client: Mark Erman

Malinalco House, Malinalco, State of Mexico, Mexico
Mario Schjetnan/Grupo de Diseno Urbano, Mexico City, Mexico
client: Irma Romero

Manhattan Roof Terrace, New York, New York
Sawyer/Berson Architecture & Landscape Architecture, LLP, New York, New York


Farrar Pond Residence, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Mikyoung Kim Design, Brookline, Massachusetts
client: Bob Davoli & Eileen McDonagh

Pump House, Highland Park, Texas
MESA, Dallas, Texas
D.I.R.T. Studio, Charlottesville, Virginia

Sonoma Vineyard, Glen Ellen, California
MFLA Marta Fry Landscape Associates, San Francisco, California

Woody Creek Garden, Pitkin County, Colorado
Design Workshop, Aspen, Colorado

Connecticut Country House, Westport, Connecticut
Wesley Stout Associates, New Canaan, Connecticut

Lunada Bay Residence, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Southern California
Artecho Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Venice, California

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence

Hunters Point Waterfront Park Project, San Francisco, California
Hargreaves Associates, San Francisco, California
client: Arc Ecology

Honor Awards

The Park and New Town upon the fishponds -
The Planning of 2007 China International Garden Show Park Area in Xiamen
, Xiamen, China
Atelier DYJG, Beijing, China

Wildhorse Ranch, Steens Mountain, Oregon
DHM Design, Carbondale, Colorado

Atlanta BeltLine Redevelopment Plan, Atlanta, Georgia
EDAW, INC., Atlanta, Georgia

Penn Connects: A Vision for the Future, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sasaki Associates, Inc., Watertown, Massachusetts
client: University of Pennsylvania

University of Balamand Campus Master Plan, Al Koura, Tripoli, Lebanon
Sasaki Associates, Inc., Watertown, Massachusetts
client: University of Balamand

Lower Howard's Creek Corridor Management Plan, Clark County, Kentucky
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Lexington, Kentucky, in conjunction with Ned Crankshaw, ASLA
client: Clark County Fiscal Court and The Friends of Lower Howard's Creek

Open Space Seattle 2100 Envisioning Seattle's Green Infrastructure for the Next Century, Seattle, Washington
Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, and the Open Space Seattle 2100 Coalition, Seattle, Washington

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

Awards of Excellence

Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime by Kenneth Helphand, FASLA
Trinity University Press, San Antonio, Texas
Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Honor Award

The Green Build-out Model: Quantifying Stormwater Benefits of Trees and Greenroofs in Washington, DC
Casey Trees Endowment Fund, Washington, DC


Communications Category

Award of Excellence

TOPOS - The International Review of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
Munich, Germany

Honor Awards

The Chicago Green Alley Handbook, Chicago, Illinois
Hitchcock Design Group, Chicago, Illinois
client: City of Chicago Department of Transportation

Cultural Landscapes as Classrooms Series
The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Washington, DC

About ASLA
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 17,000 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

About Landscape Forms
Landscape Forms is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of commercial outdoor furniture and accessories, and has won numerous design awards during its 37-year history. The company’s product list includes exterior seating systems, benches, tables and chairs, umbrellas, wheelchair-accessible picnic tables, planters, litter receptacles and ash urns. Clients include such well-recognized companies as Boeing, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard, Harvard University, Disney, Chrysler, Mayo Clinic, Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo, Sprint, American Airlines, LaGuardia Airport, Microsoft, Nike, Kellogg’s Cereal City USA and many others. Visit Landscape Forms on the web at

# # #