ASLA Announces 2004 Student Awards

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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2004 Student Awards. Text of the news release is below and photos and descriptions of each project are available online.

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the recipients of its 2004 Student Awards. The awards will be presented during the ASLA Annual Meeting, October 29-November 2, in Salt Lake City. Photographs and descriptions of each project are accessible through (http://www.asla.org/press/2004/release0913.htm.)

Design Category – Undergraduate Individual First Place

Strip Mine Reclamation

Katie Paquette, Student ASLA

Kansas State University

Advisors: Professor Dennis L. Law, FASLA; Professor Robert L. Page; and Professor Timothy Keane.

Design Category – Undergraduate Individual Special Commendation

When Moose Fly: Exploring Strategies for the Integration of Wildlife and Highways

Kelly Simpson, Student ASLA University of Guelph

Advisors: Professor Nathan H. Perkins, ASLA.

Graduate Advisors: Sarah McCans, Student ASLA, and Steve Barnhart.

The Gardens at St. Joseph’s Health and Retirement Center: Exploring the Garden as a Healing Process

Brooke Saavedra, Student ASLA California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Advisor: Professor Omar Faruque.

California Center for Native Plants and Wildlife    

Michael O'Connell, Student ASLA

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Advisor: Professor Walter D. Bremer, ASLA, and Professor Bill MacElroy.

The Greening of Downtown Los Angeles

Nancy B. Greene, Student ASLA

University of California Los Angeles - Extension

Advisors: Professor Stephanie V. Landregan, ASLA; Professor James H. Curtis, ASLA; Professor Michael Kaufman; and Program Director Alexis Joan Slafer, ASLA.

Design Category – Undergraduate Team Special Commendation

Urbanization in Binational Watersheds in the US-Mexico Borderlands: Open Space Design Proposal for a Regenerative Future

Karen Lyding, Student ASLA, and Emily Roddy, Student ASLA Arizona State University

Advisors: Assistant Professor Joseph Ewan, ASLA, and Associate Professor Rebecca Fish Ewan.

Design Category – Graduate Individual First Place

Wharf District Parks, Boston

Qing Luo, Student ASLA

University of Minnesota

Advisors: Department Head John A. Koepke, ASLA; Professor Dean Abbott; Professor Christine Carlson; Professor Rebecca Krinke; and Professor Lance Neckar.

Design Category – Graduate Individual Special Commendation

Natural and Cultural Systems: A Small Town’s framework for the Future Brad Aldrich, Student ASLA University of Minnesota

Advisor: Professor Dean Abbott.

Design Category – Graduate Team First Place

Ambassador Edward L. Romero Park

Katya Crawford, Student ASLA, and Jay Rice, Student ASLA University of New Mexico

Advisors: Department Head Alfred Simon, ASLA, and Professor Joni M. Palmer.

Research Category – Undergraduate Individual First Place

Community After Communism: Planning for New Development in the Vernacular Village of Klokoci, Czech Republic Emily Riley, Student ASLA Pennsylvania State University

Advisors: Professor Daniel R. Jones, ASLA, and Professor Cecilia Rusnak, ASLA.

Research Category – Undergraduate Individual Special Commendation

South Brevard Wildlife Corridor

Jared A. Smith, Student ASLA

University of Florida

Advisors: Professor Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA; Professor Margaret H. Carr; and Professor Gary Purdum.

Research Category – Graduate Individual First Place

Redesigning Renourishment

Kelly Hughes, Student ASLA

University of Florida

Advisors: Professor Sara Katherine Williams, FASLA; Professor Margaret H. Carr; and Professor Karen Bjorndal.

Regional Wetland Mitigation Framework for the Protection of Biodiversity: The Northeast Florida Region as a Case Study Ginevra Anuszkiewicz, Student ASLA University of Florida

Advisors: Professor Margaret H. Carr; Professor Robert R. Grist, ASLA; and Professor Paul Zwick.

Research Category – Graduate Individual Special Commendation

A Study of Schenley Park: Historical Interpretation to Guide Intervention Shruti Dixit, Student ASLA Pennsylvania State University

Advisors: Professor Thomas Yahner; Professor Bonj Szczygiel; and Professor Cecilia Rusnak, ASLA.

10 Lessons in Landscape Photography

Anne C. Godfrey, Student ASLA

University of Oregon

Advisor: Professor Elisabeth E. Clemence, Associate ASLA.

Research Category - Graduate Team First Place

North Corktown Design Handbook

Team Members: Jason Braidwood, Student ASLA; Paul Coseo, Student ASLA; Christopher Cox, Student ASLA; Jen-Jia Huang, Student ASLA; Jessica Kenzie, Student ASLA; Joanna Paine, Student ASLA; Derek Roberts, Student ASLA; Ben Smith, Student ASLA; and Ethan Solomon, Student ASLA.

University of Michigan

Advisor: Assistant Professor Larissa S. Larsen, ASLA.

Research Category – Second Professional * Special Commendation

  • Entrants within this category hold an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture and are pursuing a graduate degree in landscape architecture.

Comprehending the Products of Design: Traditional and Digital Jana L. Zelenski, Student ASLA Pennsylvania State University

Advisor: Professor Brian Orland, FASLA.

A six-member jury selected 17 projects to receive awards from a field of 176 entries, representing the work of 277 students from 43 schools. Jury members included: Stephanie A. Rolley, ASLA, jury chair, Associate Professor, Kansas State University; Drake M. Fowler, Associate ASLA, Design Workshop; Carol R. Johnson, FASLA, Carol R. Johnson Associates, Inc.; Susan L.B. Jacobson, FASLA, Bartells/Jacobson Design, and president of ASLA; Faye B. Harwell, ASLA, Rhodeside & Harwell Inc.; and Michael P. Madsen, Student ASLA, University of Florida.

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects representing more than 14,200 members. Landscape architecture is a comprehensive discipline of land analysis, planning, design, management, preservation, and rehabilitation. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship. Learn more about landscape architecture online at (http://www.asla.org).

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