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FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES 2013 PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT AWARD WINNERS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            June 21, 2013

 

Florida Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects

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FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES 2013 PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT AWARD WINNERS 

FLASLA Recognizes Outstanding State Landscape Architecture Work

 

Orlando, FL, June 21, 2013---The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held its Annual Design Awards Jury, May 31 & June 1, 2013 in Orlando, Fla.  This year the Florida Chapter received 63 award submittals from Florida registered professionals and students for projects across the state and around the world.  

The 32 recipients of the 2013 Chapter Design Awards included:

Commercial Category

  • Award of Honor to Foster Conant & Associates, Inc. (Orlando) for West Bay Street Realignment in Nassau, Bahamas.

·       Award of Merit to Foster Conant & Associates, Inc. (Orlando) for City of Winter Garden Market Pavilion and Park in Winter Garden 

Conceptual Category

·       Award of Merit to studio JEFRË (Orlando) for National Missing Children’s Memorial in Orlando. 

Institutional Category

·       Award of Excellence to AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (Orlando) for Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando.

·       Award of Merit to studio JEFRË (Orlando) and Saenz Bury Engineering (Austin, Texas) for Unity Plaza in San Antonio, Texas.

Open Space Category

  • Award of Honor to AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (Orlando) for Orlando Health Lake Beauty Park in Orlando.

·       Award of Honor to EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Pompano Beach Streetscape and Dune Enhancement in Pompano Beach.

  • Award of Merit to EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Smother’s Park in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Planning & Analysis Category

  • Award of Excellence to David Sacks Landscape Architecture (Avondale Estates, Georgia) in association w/Studio Outside (Dallas, Texas) for Bok Tower Gardens Master Plan in Lake Wales.

·       Award of Excellence to EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Luštica Bay in Radovici, Montenegro.

·       Award of Honor to AECOM (Raleigh, North Carolina) for Miami-Dade County Haulover Park Programming Plan in Miami-Dade County.

·       Award of Merit to AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (Orlando) for Greenville Downtown Streetscape Design in Greenville, South Carolina.

  • Award of Merit to HM Design (Fort Lauderdale) for Kwanari Ecolodge in Castle Bruce, Dominica.
  • Award of Merit to Marquis Halback, Inc. (St. Augustine) for Transit in Parks: Reconnecting the Castillo and the Bayfront in St. Augustine.

Preservation and Conservation Category

  • Award of Honor to Marquis Halback, Inc. (St. Augustine) for Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine.
  • Award of Merit to Land Design South (West Palm Beach) for Bedner Farms in Boynton Beach. 

Residential Category

·       Award of Excellence to Michael A. Gilkey, Inc. (Sarasota) for The Casey Key Pagoda Garden in Sarasota.

·       Award of Honor to Enea Garden Design (Miami) for Ocean House Penthouse in Miami Beach.

·       Award of Honor to Nievera Williams Design (Palm Beach) for Re-imagining a Mediterranean Revival Styled Landscape for the Modern South Florida Based Family in Palm Beach.

·       Award of Honor to Nievera Williams Design (Palm Beach) for A Serene and Sustainable Waterfront Landscape in Palm Beach.

·       Award of Honor to Raymond Jungles, Inc. (Miami) for Sky Garden in Miami Beach.

·       Award of Merit to EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Mar Menor in Murcia, Spain.

·       Award of Merit to W. Christian Busk Landscape Architect, Inc. (Naples) for Marco Island Residence in Marco Island.

·       Award of Merit to GardenBleu Design, LLC (Naples) for Naples Residence in Naples.

Resort & Entertainment Category

·       Award of Honor to Raymond Jungles, Inc. (Miami) for Golden Rock Inn in Nevis, West Indies.

·       Award of Honor to Morris Architects | MorrisTerra with ValleyCrest Design Group (Orlando) for LEGOLAND® Florida in Winter Haven.

Student Awards

·       Award of Excellence to Tracy Wyman (Undergraduate Student | University of Florida, Gainesville) for aquaPROJECT.

·       Award of Excellence to Bryant Cook (Graduate Student | University of Florida, Gainesville) for Designing with Resource Flows: Pithlochoco Eco-Industrial Park.

·       Award of Honor to Emily Sturm, Tracy Wyman, Hannah Plate, Greg Ford, Josh Evitt, Jayne Branstorm, Brenda Lugano, Jabari Taylor, Wes Hansen, Tracy Fanara, Natalie Nelson, Angelica Engel (Undergraduate Led, Interdisciplinary Student Team | University of Florida, Gainesville) for Campus LID.

·       Award of Honor to Stephanie Bou-Ghannam, Johan Andres Bueno, Kristina Gayle Bunyi, Viviana Castro, Craig Handley Jr., Laura Snider (Undergraduate, Landscape Architecture Student Team | University of Florida, Gainesville) for [Re]thinking [Re]development.

·       Award of Merit to Brittany Alegro (Undergraduate Student | University of Florida, Gainesville) for Reclaiming the Lakefront: Pontchartrain Beach and Lakeshore Park.

·       Award of Merit to Vanessa Alvarado (Undergraduate Student | Florida International University, Miami) for Urban Thread. 

Environmental Sustainability Honor,

and Frederic B. Stresau Award

·       Both prestigious awards to be announced at the Design Awards Presentation to be held at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort and Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida, Thursday, July 18, 2013.

 

Additional information on each winning project is available at http://www.flasla.org. High resolution digital images and narrative summaries of the winning projects and award recipients are available and can be sent via email upon request.

About Florida Chapter ASLA

Chartered in 1959, the Florida Chapter ASLA is the state-level professional association for landscape architects, representing approximately 625 members throughout Florida in 10 professional sections and student chapters at 2 Florida universities. The Florida Chapter operates as a local extension of the national body and its purpose is the advancement of knowledge, education, and skill in the art and science of landscape architecture. The Florida Chapter promotes the profession of landscape architecture and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. Learn more about the Florida Chapter online at www.flasla.org.

About ASLA

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing 16,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. The Society's mission is to lead, to educate, and to participate in the careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. 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 www.asla.org.


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