2011 Winners

With the annual Professional Awards program, the American Society of Landscape Architects honors the best in landscape architecture from around the globe. Recipients receive coverage in Landscape Architecture magazine; winners in the residential category are also featured in Garden Design magazine. The Landmark Award recognizes a distinguished landscape architecture project completed 15 to 50 years ago that retains its original design integrity and contributes significantly to the public realm.

2011 Award of Excellence Winners 

General Design

Portland Mall Revitalization
Portland, OR
ZGF Architects

Analysis and Planning

An Emerging Natural Paradise — Aogu Wetland Forest Park Master Plan
National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan)


LID Low Impact Development: A Design Manual for Urban Areas
University of Arkansas Community Design Center

Landmark Award

First San Diego River Improvement Project
San Diego, CA
Wimmer Yamada and Caughey

2011 Honor Award Winners

General Design

Stone River
Eastern New York State
Jon Piasecki

The Steel Yard
Providence, RI
Klopfer Martin Design Group

Contrasting Shade: Building a Sustainable Urban Grove Central Wharf Plaza 
Boston, MA
Reed Hilderbrand

Manassas Park Elementary School Landscape
Manassas Park, VA

City of Greensburg Main Street Streetscape
Greensburg, KS
BNIM Architects

St. Louis, MO
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

West Seoul Lake Park
Seoul, South Korea

Casa Nueva: Working in the Garden
Santa Barbara, CA
Van Atta Associates, Inc

Residential Design

Peninsula Residence
Hillsborough, CA
Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture

Salame Residence
Beirut, Lebanon
Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture (Lebanon)

Snake River Retreat
Jackson Hole, WY
Design Workshop

Galisteo Modern
North Central New Mexico
Design Workshop

Beyond Pictorial: Revising Philip Johnson’s Monumental Beck House
Dallas, TX
Reed Hilderbrand

A Farm at Little Compton
Little Compton, RI
Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd.

Half-Mile, Hand-Built Line: Berkshire Boardwalk
Stockbridge, MA
Reed Hilderbrand

Carnegie Hill House
New York, NY
Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

Analysis and Planning

Adding Green to Urban Design
Chicago, IL
City of Chicago

South Grand Boulevard “Great Streets Initiative”
St. Louis, MO
Design Workshop

The Regeneration / Yongsan Park
Seoul, South Korea
UnitedLAB (South Korea) and Isaac T. Brown Ecology Studio

Monumental Core Framework Plan
Washington, DC
AECOM; National Capital Planning Commission; US Commission of Fine Arts

Integrating Habitats: “Growing Together”
Portland, OR

Making a Wild Place in Milwaukee’s Urban Menomonee Valley
Milwaukee, WI
Landscapes of Place

The Dignity of Restraint: A Historic Landscape Preservation Study for the University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects

Hunters View Public Housing Neighborhood Redevelopment
San Francisco, CA
GLS Landscape / Architecture; Daniel Solomon Design Partners

Philadelphia, PA
Wallace Roberts & Todd


Landslide: 2004-2010 The First Six Years
The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Metropolitan Paradise, The Struggle for Nature in the City: Philadelphia’s Wissahickon Valley, 1620–2020
Carol Franklin and David Contosta

The Better Block Project
SWA Group; StreetSpace Collaborative

Daring to Look: Dorothea Lange’s Photographs and Reports from the Field
Anne Whiston Spirn

Stormwater from KC to the Sea: An Experimental Curriculum for Students in the 4th to 6th Grades
BNIM Architects

San Mateo County Sustainable Green Streets and Parking Lots Design Guidebook
Nevue Ngan Associates


Backyard Farm Service: A Business Plan for Localizing Food Production
Visual Logic

Multi-Variate Study of Stormwater BMPs
BNIM Architects

Source: American Society of Landscape Architects