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FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES 2014 PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT AWARD WINNERS

Tuesday, September 2, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jon Shiver
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FLASLA Recognizes Outstanding State Landscape Architecture Work

 

Tallahassee, FL, September 2, 2014---The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held their Annual Design Awards on July 25, 2014 in Key Largo, FL.

 

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 750 members throughout Florida in 10 professional sections and student chapters at 3 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 more than 16,000 members in 48 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.

 

The 30 recipients of the 2014 Design Awards included:

 

 

Professional Awards

 

Commercial Category:

  •   Award of Merit: ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for Taikoo Hui Green Roof and Plazas in Guangzhou, China

 

Conceptual Category:

  •   Award of Merit: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Palm City Estate in Palm City, FL

 

Institutional Category:

  •   Award of Merit: Foster Conant & Associates, Inc. (Orlando) for Wesley Chapel Medical Center in Wesley Chapel, FL
  •   Award of Merit: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, FL
  •   Award of Honor: Phil Graham Landscape Architects (St. Petersburg) for Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL
  •   Award of Excellence: ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for the Perez Art Museum in Miami, FL

 

Open Space Category:

  •   Award of Merit:  Wood+Partners Inc. (Tallahassee) for the Historic Fourth Ward Park in Atlanta, GA
  •   Award of Honor:  Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. (Sarasota) for the Bradenton Riverwalk in Bradenton, FL

 

Philanthropic Category:

  •   Award of Honor: Foster Conant & Associates, Inc. (Orlando) for the Heart of Mercy Memorial Garden in Orlando, FL
  •   Award of Excellence: FLAGG Design Studio, LLC (Jacksonville) for The Dale D. Regan Plaza at the Great Oak at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL

 

Planning and Analysis Category:

  •   Award of Merit: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Adaman Moganshan in Moganshan, Zhejiang Providence, China
  •   Award of Merit: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Uptown Cairo – Levana Village in Cairo, Egypt
  •   Award of Merit: David Conner + Associates, Inc. (Tampa) for Wilmot Healing Gardens in Gainesville, FL
  •   Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Xishuangbanna in Yunnan, China
  •   Award of Honor: David Sacks Landscape Architecture (Avondale Estates, GA) for the Memorial Park Master Plan in Jacksonville, FL

 

Residential Category:

  •   Award of Merit:  Nievera Williams Design Inc. (Palm Beach) for an Environmentally Sensitive South Florida Landscape Designed with England in Mind
  •   Award of Merit:  DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for a Florida Urban Residence in Sarasota, FL
  •   Award of Honor:  Jon E. Schmidt & Associates Inc. (West Palm Beach) for the Equestrian Estate in Wellington, FL
  •   Award of Honor: ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for the Hamilton Residence in Miami, FL
  •   Award of Honor: Orlando Comas, ASLA (Miami Beach) for the Rare Gem in Miami Beach, FL
  •   Award of Excellence:  HM Design (Fort Lauderdale) for the Cerro Verde Ecolodge in San Cristobal, Galapagos


Resort and Entertainment Category:

  •   Award of Merit: Raymond Jungles (Miami) for the Pavilion Beach Club in St. Kitts, West Indies
  •   Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for the Breakers Cabana Club in Palm Beach, FL
  •   Award of Honor: JEFRE LA, llc (Orlando) for the Streamsong Golf Resort in Streamsong, FL
  •   Award of Excellence:  Sanford Golf Design (Jupiter) for the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in Bronx, New York

 

Environmental Sustainability Honor

At the discretion of the Awards Jury, may be bestowed upon a single project that exhibits sound sustainable practices as described by the ASLA Environmental Sustainability Policy Statement.

 

Sanford Golf Design (Jupiter) for the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in Bronx, New York

 

Frederic B. Stresau Award

Bestowed upon an Award of Excellence winner that best exhibits absolute innovation and design excellence of the profession in 2014.

 

ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for the Perez Art Museum in Miami, FL

 

 

Student Awards

  •   Award of Merit:  Gregory Gonzalez, Diego Justiniano, Daniela, Menendez, Santiago Olarte, Andrew Pereda, Florida International University for the Reciprocating Landscapes: Wet, Dry, and In Between Project, Ebru Ozer, ASLA - Faculty Advisor
  •   Award of Merit:  Vanessa L. Alvarado, Alfredo Moran, Leah Davis, Maria Lopez, Ryan Holmes, Kenia Medina, Florida International University for Surface: Campus Green as Stormwater Treatment Laboratory, Ebru Ozer, ASLA - Faculty Advisor
  •   Award of Merit: Adam S. McCollister, University Of Florida for the Turkey Creek: A “Golf Course” Community, Developing an Approach to the Conversion of Defunct Golf Courses, Robert R. Grist, FASLA - Faculty Advisor
  •   Award of Honor:  Gregory Gonzalez, Diego Justiniano, Daniela, Menendez, Santiago Olarte, Andrew Pereda, Florida International University for Interweaving Wet | Land, Ebru Ozer, ASLA - Faculty Advisor
  •   Award of Honor:  Christopher Cabezas, Florida International University for Reclaiming the Rural Wetland, Roberto Rovira, ASLA & Gianno Feoli - Faculty Advisors

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