30 Top Landscape Architecture Projects Earn 2016 ASLA Professional Awards

September 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 1, 2016 – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is excited to announce its 30 professional award recipients for 2016. Selected from 456 entries, the awards honor top public, commercial, residential, institutional, planning, communications and research projects in the U.S. and around the world.

ASLA 2016 Award of Excellence, Residential Design Category. DBX Ranch: A Transformation Brings Forth a New Livable Landscape by Design Workshop Inc. Photo: D.A. Horchner / Design Workshop Inc.

The winners will receive their awards at the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO in New Orleans on Monday, October 24 at the New Orleans Ernest M. Morial Convention Center.

The following is a complete list of 2016 professional award winners:

General Design Category

Award of Excellence

Underpass Park, Toronto, Ontario by PFS Studio for Waterfront Toronto

Honor Awards
Framing Terrain and Water: Quzhou Luming Park, Quzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China by Turenscape for the Quzhou City Government

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Bishan, Singapore by Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl for the Public Utilities Board / National Parks Board, Singapore

Converging Ecologies as a Gateway to Acadiana, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana by CARBO Landscape Architecture for St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission

The Metro-Forest Project, Bangkok, Thailand by Landscape Architects of Bangkok (LAB) for PTT Public Company Limited

The Power Station, Dallas by Hocker Design Group for The Pinnell Foundation

Corktown Common: Flood Protection and a Neighbourhood Park, Toronto, Ontario by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. for Waterfront Toronto in Partnership with Toronto Region Conservancy Authority (TRCA) and Infrastructure Ontario (IO)

Grand Teton National Park Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, Moose, Wyoming by Swift Company LLC for the National Park Service, Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Grand Teton Association

Eco-Corridor Resurrects Former Brownfield, Ningbo, China by SWA for Ningbo Planning Bureau – East New Town Development Committee

Analysis and Planning Category

Award of Excellence

The Copenhagen Cloudburst Formula: A Strategic Process for Planning and Designing Blue-Green Interventions, Copenhagen, Denmark by Ramboll and Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl for the Municipality of Copenhagen

Honor Awards

Central Puget Sound Regional Open Space Strategy, Puget Sound Region, Washington by University of Washington Green Futures Lab for The Bullitt Foundation and The Russell Family Foundation

Rebuild by Design, The Big U, Manhattan, New York by Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Rebuild by Design

Memorial Park Master Plan 2015, Houston by Nelson Byrd Woltz for the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, The Memorial Park Conservancy, and Uptown Houston

Baton Rouge Lakes: Restoring a Louisiana Landmark from Ecological Collapse to Cultural Sanctuary, Baton Rouge, Louisiana by SWA Group for the Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Bayou Greenways: Realizing the Vision, Houston by SWA Group for the Houston Parks Board

Communications Category

Award of Excellence

What’s Out There Guidebooks by The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Honor Awards

Roving Rangers: Bringing the Parks to the People by BASE Landscape Architecture, for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and the Santa Monica Mountains Fund

Activating Land Stewardship and Participation in Detroit: A Field Guide to Working with Lots by Detroit Future City, published by Inland Press

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