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FLORIDA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES THE 2015 PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT DESIGN AWARD WINNERS

 

FLASLA Recognizes Outstanding Landscape Architecture Work


Orlando, FL, July 31, 2015---The Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects held its Annual Design Awards Presentation Friday, July 31, 2015 in Orlando, FL.  This year the Florida Chapter received 63 award submittals from Florida registered Landscape Architect professionals and students for projects not only across the state, but from around the world!


The 29 recipients of the 2015 Chapter Design Awards:

Professional Awards

Commercial Category:

  • Award of Merit: Savino & Miller Design Studio, PA (North Miami) for Aventura Optima in Aventura, FL

Conceptual Category:

  • Award of Honor: ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for Waterline / Biscayne Line in Miami, FL

Institutional Category:

  • Award of Merit: Savino & Miller Design Studio, PA (North Miami) for City of Miami Beach Multi-Modal Center in Miami Beach, FL
  • Award of Honor: Raymond Jungles, Inc (Miami) for Miami Beach Botanical Gardens in Miami Beach, FL

Open Space Category:

  • Award of Merit: Savino & Miller Design Studio, PA (North Miami) for Miami Museum Park - Baywalk in Miami, FL
  • Award of Honor: Perkins+Will (Atlanta, GA) for Gainesville Florida Ninth Street Streetscape in Gainesville, FL 
  • Award of Honor: Dix.Hite+Partners (Longwood) for Hamlin in Orlando, FL

Philanthropic Category:

  • Award of Merit: Curtis Rogers Design Studio Inc. (South Miami) for Mayan School - Preschool in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Award of Honor: Perkins+Will (Atlanta, GA) for Lake County Children's Memorial Garden in Tavares, FL 
  • Award of Honor: Anwar Morales, Roberto Rovira & Rudolf Uhlemann (Miami) for Magnolia North Park in Opa-locka, FL

Planning and Analysis Category:

  • Award of Honor: ArquitectonicaGEO (Miami) for NIHERST Science City (Trinidad & Tobago National Museum of Science Campus) in Couva, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Award of Honor: HM Design (Ft. Lauderdale) for Jambo Kilimanjaro Ecolodge in Enduimet Nature Reserve, Tanzania

Residential Category:

  • Award of Merit: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Aquadisia in Siesta Key, FL
  • Award of Merit: Bell Landscape Architecture, Inc. (Miami) for Casa Baja in Coral Gables, FL
  • Award of Merit: Landscape Architect Consultants, Inc. (Plantation) for 2800 Williams Island in Williams Island, Aventura, FL
  • Award of Merit: Dane Spencer Landscape Architecture (Sarasota) for Modern Prairie Estate in Sarasota, FL
  • Award of Merit: Frederic E. Stresau (Ft. Lauderdale) for Dr. Kennedy Homes in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Award of Merit: Savino & Miller Design Studio, PA (North Miami) for Sanchez Residence in Miami Beach, FL
  • Award of Merit: Savino & Miller Design Studio, PA (North Miami) for Cisneros Residence in Coral Gables, FL
  • Award of Excellence: DWY Landscape Architects (Sarasota) for Hidden Harbour Residence in Sarasota, FL
  • Award of Excellence: Raymond Jungles, Inc (Miami) for Ventana de la Montana in Monterrey, Mexico

Edward D. Stone, Jr. Landmark Award

At the discretion of the Awards Jury, may be bestowed upon a single distinguished landscape architecture project built and completed at least 20 years ago that retains its original design integrity and contributes significantly to the public realm of the community in which it is located. The jury will consider the project’s sustained value to the community it serves and the continued relevance of the project’s design expression.

  • Falcon+Bueno (Coral Gables) for Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami, FL

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.

  • Perkins+Will (Atlanta, GA) for Gainesville Florida Ninth Street Streetscape in Gainesville, FL

Frederic B. Stresau Award

Bestowed upon an Award of Excellence winner that best exhibits absolute innovation and design excellence of the profession in 2015.

  • Raymond Jungles, Inc (Miami) for Ventana de la Montana in Monterrey, Mexico

Student Awards

  • Award of Merit: Malone Matson, Florida International University for SoMi Streetscapes: Sustainable Prototypes for a Denser, Walkable South Miami, Ebru Ozer, ASLA - Faculty Advisor
  • Award of Merit: Siyang Wen, University of Florida for St. Lucie Canal Corridor: Cultural and Educational Tourist Route, Robert Holmes - Faculty Advisor
  • Award of Merit: Sining Zhu, University of Florida for In Between Dry and Wet: Polyfunctional Water Farming Program Improvement, Robert Holmes - Faculty Advisor
  • Award of Merit: Alexis Alvey, Florida International University for Shade City: South Miami, Ebru Ozer, ASLA - Faculty Advisor
  • Award of Honor: Andrea L. Sandoval Alvarez, Florida International University for Symbiotic Adaptation, Marta Caneves, ASLA - Faculty Advisor

 

High resolution digital images and narrative summaries of the winning projects and award recipients are available and can be sent via email upon request. Please contact Chad@FLASLA.org.


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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