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2012 Design Award Winners Announced

Thursday, June 28, 2012  
Posted by: Tom Bohn
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             June 28, 2012

Contact: Thomas M. Bohn, CAE                                   

Executive Director

Florida Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects

(407) 443-0071

tom.bohn@flasla.org

 

 

FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES 2012 PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT AWARD WINNERS

 

FLASLA Recognizes Outstanding State Landscape Architecture Work

 

Orlando, FL, June 28, 2012---The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held its Annual Design Awards Gala on July 29, 2012 at the Annual Conference in St. Augustine, Florida.  This year the Florida Chapter received 91 award submittals from Florida registered professionals and students for projects across the state and around the world.  We congratulate all of this year's award recipients for their outstanding work on behalf of the landscape architecture profession.  

The 26 recipients of the 2012 Chapter Design Awards included:

Conceptual Category

·       Award of Merit: Morris Architects | MorrisTerra (Orlando) for Rio 2016 Olympic Park Masterplan in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

 

Institutional Category

·       Award of Honor: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Cancer Support Community Florida Suncoast in Sarasota.

 

Open Space Category

  •  Award of Honor: Thomas Balsley Associates (New York, NY) and RS&H (Tampa) for Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in Tampa.
  • Award of Honor: studio JEFRE LA (Orlando) for "Re-Flect” in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Award of Honor: Stantec Planning and Landscape Architecture, LLC (Tampa) for Washington Street Park in Tampa.
  • Award of Merit: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for English Park Scenic Overlook and Boat Ramp in Owensboro, KY.
  • Award of Merit: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Mitch McConnell Riverwalk and Plaza in Owensboro, KY.
  • Award of Merit: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. (Sarasota) for Palmetto Park Road Improvements and Downtown Boca Raton Pedestrian Promenade in Boca Raton.

 

Planning & Analysis Category

·       Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Diamond Bay in Dalian City, Liaoning Province, People’s Republic of China.

·       Award of Honor: Perkins + Will (Atlanta, GA) for Innovation Square in Gainesville.

 

Preservation and Conservation Category

  • Award of Honor: Miller Legg (Fort Lauderdale) for Plantation Preserve in Plantation.

 

Research and Communications Category

  • Award of Honor: Falcon + Bueno (Coral Gables) for Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Cultural Landscape Report in Miami.
  • Award of Merit: HM Design (Fort Lauderdale) for Authentic Ecolodges – book.
  • Award of Merit: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. (Sarasota) for Urban Forestry Masterplan Update in Bradenton.

 

Residential Category

·       Award of Excellence: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Boca Grande Residence on Gasparilla Island.

  • Award of Honor: Raymond Jungles, Inc. (Miami) for Miami Beach Garden in Miami Beach.
  • Award of Merit: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Bird Key Residence in Sarasota.
  • Award of Merit: Redmon Design Company (Maitland) for New American Home 2012 in Winter Park.

  

Resort & Entertainment Category

·       Award of Excellence: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Castiglion del Bosco in Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy.

·       Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Lopesan Baobab Resort in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.

·       Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for One & Only Royal Mirage Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

·       Award of Honor: EDSA, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale) for Viceroy Anguilla in Barnes Bay, West End, Anguilla.

 

Student Awards

·       Award of Merit: Jose M. Alvarez (Student | Florida International University, Miami) for Mitigating MineScapes.

·       Award of Merit: Devin Cejas (Student | Florida International University, Miami) for Parque Sagrada Familia.

·       Award of Merit: Devin Cejas (Student | Florida International University, Miami) for Peeping Streets.

·       Award of Merit: Devin Cejas (Student | Florida International University, Miami) for Serenity in Scale.

Frederic B. Stresau Award

EDSA for "Castiglion del Bosco"

Environmental Sustainability Honor

DWY Landscape Architects for "Cancer Support Community Florida Suncoast" 

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 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 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.

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