ASLA Medals And Firm Award Recipients Announced

Peter E. Walker is selected for the American Society of Landscape Architects's highest honor. Urban Land Institute will receive the Landscape Architecture Medal of Excellence.

The Board of Trustees of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has selected the recipients of the 2004 Medals and Firm Award, to be presented on November 1, 2004, during the ASLA Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City.

Peter E. Walker, FASLA, will receive the ASLA Medal—the highest honor the ASLA may bestow upon a landscape architect—for his lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession, the welfare of the public, and the environment.

M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA, will receive the ASLA Design Medal in honor of his exceptional accomplishments in design.

Marvin I. Adleman, FASLA, a professor at Cornell University, will receive the Jot D. Carpenter Medal for his sustained and significant contributions to landscape architecture education.

James S. Bedwell, ASLA, of the USDA Forest Service, has been selected to receive the LaGasse Medal in the Landscape Architect Category for his leadership in management and conservancy of natural resources and public lands.

Virginia Anderson, Director of Seattle Center in Seattle, WA, will receive the LaGasse Medal in the Non-landscape Architect Category in honor of her achievements in the management of natural resources and public lands.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) will receive the Landscape Architecture Medal of Excellence for its significant contributions to landscape architecture policy, research, education, project planning, and design.

The Honorable Joseph P. Riley Jr., Honorary ASLA, Mayor of the City of Charleston, SC, will receive ASLA’s Olmsted Medal, recognizing his environmental leadership, vision, and stewardship.

Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC, will receive the Landscape Architecture Firm Award.

For bios, photos, and representative works for each recipient are available.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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