ASLA Medals and Firm Award Recipients Selected

ASLA Medals and Firm Award Recipients Selected

American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Jeffrey Lofton

202-216-2331

[email protected]

ASLA Medals and Firm Award Recipients Selected

WASHINGTON, DC, May 15, 2003-The Board of Trustees of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has selected the recipients of the 2003 Medals and Firm Award, to be presented during the ASLA Annual Meeting, October 30-November 3, in New Orleans.

Richard Haag, FASLA, will receive the ASLA Medal, which is the highest honor the ASLA may bestow upon a landscape architect whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of the public and the environment.

Lawrence Halprin, FASLA, has been selected as the first recipient of the new ASLA Design Medal recognizing an individual landscape architect who has produced a body of exceptional design work at a sustained level for a period of at least ten years.

Craig W. Johnson, ASLA, will receive the Jot D. Carpenter Medal for his sustained and significant contribution to landscape architecture education.

John G. Parsons, FASLA, has been selected to receive the LaGasse Medal in the Landscape Architect Category.

Joseph T. Edmiston, FAICP, will receive the LaGasse Medal in the Non-landscape Architect Category.

The National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) will receive the Landscape Architecture Medal of Excellence for its significant contributions to landscape architecture policy, research, education, project planning, and design.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., has been selected to receive the ASLA's Olmsted Medal, recognizing his sustained environmental leadership, vision, and stewardship.

The new ASLA Firm Award recognizes landscape architecture firms that have produced bodies of distinguished work influencing the professional practice of landscape architecture for a sustained period of at least ten years. The first recipient will be Jones & Jones of Seattle, WA.

Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 13,500 members nationwide. 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. For more information, please visit www.asla.org.

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For more information contact:

Jeffrey Lofton
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington
DC 20001
USA

Phone: 202-216-2331
Fax: 202-898-1187
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.asla.org

Posted May 15, 2003



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