SOURCE: American Society of Landscape Architects

November 13, 2006 12:20 ET

ASLA 2007 Awards Call for Entries Released

Outstanding Juries Named for Professional and Student Programs

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 13, 2006 --The American Society of Landscape Architects has released the call for entries for its 2007 professional and student awards program. Each year, the ASLA awards program honors the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the student awards program provides a glimpse into the future of the profession.

Members of the professional awards jury convening in March 2007 include:

--  Christopher Dimond, FASLA, HNTB, Kansas City, Mo., Jury Chair
--  Warren T. Byrd, FASLA, Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects,
    Charlottesville, Va.
--  William B. Calloway, FASLA, SWA Group, Sausalito, Calif.
--  Adele Chatfield-Taylor, American Academy in Rome, New York, N.Y.
--  Astrid Haryati, ASLA, Assistant to the Mayor, City of Chicago,
    Chicago, Ill.
--  Richard Hawks, FASLA, State University of New York, Syracuse, N.Y.
--  Raymond Jungles, FASLA, Raymond Jungles, Inc., Miami, Fla.
--  Ketzel Levine, National Public Radio, Portland, Ore.
--  Ken Smith, ASLA, Ken Smith Landscape Architecture, New York, N.Y.
Bill Marken, editor-in-chief of Garden Design magazine in Los Altos, Calif., will join the jury for the Residential Design Category and William H. Tishler, FASLA, representing the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will join the jury for selection of the Landmark Award.

Members of the student awards jury convening in June 2007 will include:

--  Todd D. Johnson, FASLA, Design Workshop, Denver, Colo., Jury Chair
--  Ellin Goetz, FASLA, Goetz + Stropes, Naples, Fla.
--  Dean Hill, ASLA, Terratecture, Fishers, Ind., and host of the DIY
    Network television series "Grounds for Improvement."
--  Leonard J. Hopper, FASLA, New York City Public Housing Authority, New
    York, N.Y.
--  Shannon R. Nichol, ASLA, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Ltd., Seattle,
--  Mark Rios, FASLA, Rios Clementi Hale Studios, Los Angeles, Calif.
--  Lolly Tai, FASLA, Temple University, Ambler, Pa.
The ASLA awards program is divided into five categories: General Design; Residential Design, co-sponsored by Garden Design magazine; Analysis and Planning; Research, co-sponsored by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture; and Communications. The call for entries also includes the Landmark Award, co-sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, recognizing a landscape architecture project completed between 15 and 50 years ago. The student awards program features a Student Collaboration category and a Student Community Service Award.

Professional award entry forms are due by Friday, February 9, 2007. Professional submissions must be received by Friday, February 23, 2007. Student entry forms are due by Friday, May 18, 2007. Student submissions must be received by Friday, June 1, 2007.

Award-winning projects will be featured in Landscape Architecture magazine and other industry and general media. Professional residential design award-winning projects will also be featured in Garden Design magazine. Award recipients and their clients will be honored in a ceremony followed by a luncheon at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo, in October 2007, in San Francisco, Calif. The award-winning projects will be featured in a video presentation to premier at the ceremony.

The 2007 Awards call for entries and juror photographs are available online at

About ASLA

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 17,000 members in 48 professional chapters and 68 student chapters. 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. 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

Contact Information

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    Manager, Public Relations
    American Society of Landscape Architects
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