Canvas Corner

“CANVAS” on Roosevelt in downtown Phoenix was awarded an Honor for General Design.

April 14, 2014

AZRE

Landscape Architects host 2014 Design Awards

The Arizona Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (AzASLA) hosted their annual Design Awards Gala at the Desert Botanical Garden on Saturday, March 29th. Speaking at the event was National Past President of the American Society of Landscape Architects, Tom Tavella, PLA, FASLA.

The Gala brought together professional and student landscape architects to celebrate exceptional projects from the public space, urban planning, private, and educational sectors.

Winning projects received Awards of Excellence or Honor and were judged by landscape architects based upon design and planning quality and execution, response to site context, environmental sensitivity and sustainability, and value to the public, the client, and other designers. Additionally, special awards were given in the categories of Educators of the Year, Friend of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Sage of the Year, and Landscape Architect of the Year.

And the winners are…

ANALYSIS & PLANNING
“A Regional Sustainable Community Master Plan”
Award: President’s Award
Swaback Partners
Client/Owner: Navajo Housing Authority

GENERAL DESIGN
“Tres Rios Environmental Restoration”
Award: Excellence
Logan Simpson Design, Inc.
Client/Owner: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

“Gateway Community College New Integrated Education Building”
Award: Honor
Smith Group | JJR
Client/Owner: Maricopa Community Colleges

“CANVAS”
Award: Honor
inDIGenous mINds
Client/Owner: Canvas Corner, LLC

“Apache Wash Trailhead”
Award: Honor
Gavan & Barker
Client/Owner: City of Phoenix

“Estrella Mountain Community College / Estrella Hall”
Award: Honor
Colwell Shelor
Client/Owner: Maricopa Community Colleges

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
“The Colony House”
Award: Excellence
Coffman Studio
Client/Owner: private

“South Mountain Residence”
Award: Honor
Steve Martino & Associates
Client/Owner: private

“Pollock Residence”
Award: Honor
Colwell Shelor
Client/Owner: private

2014 AZASLA Student Award Winners:

STUDENT INDIVIDUAL
“The Landscape Strategy of SHADE”
Award: Excellence
Ali Abbaszadegan
Arizona State University

“Integrating Biophilic Principles & Therapeutic Design Elements at Tucson Medical Center”
Award: Honor
Deryn Davidson
Univerity of Arizona

“Al Hamriya Vocational School”
Award: Honor
Daniel Aros
University of Arizona

STUDENT COLLABORATIVE
“Dentro Por Fuera”
Award: Honor
Christopher Ford, Brett Berger, Nathan Causley-Piche, Chad Hayashi, San Gwon Kim, Aaron Lester, Ryan Maves, Clayton Miller, Connor Osgood, Michael Remien, Clemente Rico Rodriguez, Kayla Sawada, Nastassia Wenderlich, Xi Yang, Ricardo Avila, Justin Azevedo, Audrey Bourne, Jordan Maus, Justin Meyer, Spencer Okeson, Taylor Penunuri, Maurilio Rico, Ryan Sawdey, Mathew Thomas, Joshua Younkin, Professor George Hull
Arizona State University

“The Hydro Gene”
Award: Honor
Daniel Morgan, Katia Gedrath-Smith, Yang Yang
University of Arizona

STUDENT COLLABORATIVE – COMMUNITY SERVICE
“Ironwood Tree Experience Community Action Toolkit Program”
Rachel Glass, Eric & Susanna Dhruv, Martha Gebhardt, Robert Sheinaus and Loraine Zagula, Brenda Boehler, Judith Anderson, Lorraine Barker and the Doolen Middle School and Doolen/Fruitvale Neighborhood Association
University of Arizona

“Tumamoc Hill Sykes House Welcome Center and Gardens”
Katia Gedrath-Smith, Brianna Lehman and Daniel Morgan
University of Arizona

SPECIAL AWARDS:
Educators of the Year: Lauri MacMillan Johnson, ASLA, University of Arizona & James Coffman, RLA, ASLA, Arizona State University
Friend of the Year: Valley Rain Construction Company, Tempe, Arizona
Volunteer of the Year: Adam Hawkins, RLA, ASLA, J2 Engineering & Environmental Design
Landscape Architect of the Year: Kristina Floor, RLA, FASLA, Floor Associates
Sage of the Year: Katherine Emery, RLA, FASLA

South Mountain Residence was awarded an Honor for residential design.
“South Mountain Residence” was awarded an Honor for residential design.