2012 Design Awards


The ASLA Oregon Design Awards program celebrates professional and student excellence by recognizing the firms, individuals and agencies responsible for outstanding works of landscape architecture and environmental planning that promote an enhanced quality of life in Oregon and beyond.

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Design Awards Soiree

Tiffany Center’s Emerald Ballroom
1410 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205

Submission Deadline

Wednesday October 10th,  2013 by 4:00pm
Submissions Instructions Page

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Award Categories

Three award categories will be honored at the discretion of the jury and one award given as a result of Soiree attendee popular vote:

  • Award of Excellence

    The jury is not required, but may select one overall entry that represents an outstanding advancement in leadership, contribution, understanding and/or achievement in the field of landscape architecture in Oregon

  • Honor Award

    Any number of honor awards in each category may be given at the discretion of the jury to recognize superior professional accomplishment.

  • Merit Award

    Any number of merit awards may be given in each category at the jury’s discretion.

  • People’s Choice Award

    An opportunity to praise your peers! The evening’s attendees will judge the entries using the presentation boards to select one winning project.


Anyeley Hallová

Anyeley Hallová

Partner, project^ecological development

Anyeley Hallova is a partner at project ecological development, a development firm with a range of experiences from mixed-use sustainable developments to large-scale urban master plans. Anyeley began her career as an Associate Urban Designer at AECOM Design (formerly EDAW) and holds a Masters degree in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University, a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Systems Technology from Cornell University. She is a published researcher and writer on cultural landscapes.

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Mark Hinshaw, FAIA, FAICP

Mark Hinshaw, FAIA, FAICP

Director of Urban Design, LMN Architects

Mark Hinshaw has over 35 years of experience at LMN as an architect, city planner, and urban designer. He has provided urban design and community planning services to local governments, prepared master plans for public facilities, developed design guidelines and streetscape improvements for public agencies. In addition to having served on the Seattle Design Commission and the Downtown Seattle Design Review Board,  Mark has gained increasing prominence and regard as a speaker and writer, in a variety of local, national, and international media.

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Todd Johnson, FASLA

Todd Johnson, FASLA

Chief Design Officer, Design Workshop

Todd Johnson, a partner and principal with Design Workshop, has devoted his career to planning and designing memorable projects throughout the United States, Canada, Middle East and in Asia. Todd is a graduate of Harvard University and Utah State University, and was awarded a fellowship from Harvard to produce an urban design plan for the City of Jerusalem. He is responsible for leading the partners of Design Workshop in defining the firm’s own sustainability principles called DW Legacy Design®. Recently Todd has led planning efforts for Springwoods Village in Texas and Symphony Park in Las Vegas.

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Ron Lovinger, PLA

Ron Lovinger, PLA

Professor, University of Oregon

Ron Lovinger has been on the faculty of the Department of Landscape Architecture for forty-five years.  He is a practicing landscape architect with award winning projects in Kyoto, Japan, Jerusalem, Israel, Kelowna, British Columbia, Tecate, Mexico and many parts of the U.S.  Professor Lovinger was the recipient of an EDRA award for his work on the Paleo Project in Fossil, Oregon and his drawings have been exhibited at the Bienalle in Venice, Italy. Professor Lovinger’s design studios engage issues that elicit compelling responses to critical landscape issues.

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Shannon Nichol, PLA, ASLA

Shannon Nichol, PLA, ASLA

Director, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol

Shannon Nichol is a founding partner of GGN. Her designs, including Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus, and Boston’s North End Parks, are widely recognized for being deeply embedded in their neighborhoods and natural contexts. Her work has received multiple Design Excellence and Honor Awards from ASLA and AIA. Shannon and her partners received the 2011 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Landscape Architecture. Shannon lectures internationally, frequently juries for design awards, and serves on advisory committees for universities and non-profits.

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