by Chris Copeland (MLA 2025) In the summer of 2023, Pacific Horticulture held a design competition to support new planting ideas for Pioneer Park in San Francisco, CA. Working with an historic site like Coit Tower, which can attract up to one hundred and fifty thousand visitors per year, our team wanted to use this opportunity to draw attention to the historic ecosystems of California. These communities of plants and animals are iconic and beloved. However, in a changing and increasingly…
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the election of Jeffrey Hou, Ph.D. of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington, Seattle as one of 48 ASLA Fellows.
We are so grateful to congratulate UW LARCH Professor Jeffrey Hou and Assoc. Professor Ken Yocom on their 2023 CELA Award recognitions; read their testimonies and award details here.
We are thrilled to announce Shantol Morgan, BLA 2025, is a recipient of the LAF Ignite Scholarship, joining an inaugural cohort of four students. Congratulations, Shantol!
Congratulations to Amy Wagenfeld, affiliate associate professor, who received the ASLA Outstanding Service Award this past November at the 2022 ASLA Conference in San Francisco.
In 2019, Jeff Hou received a Global Innovation Fund Research Award to explore how youth are engaging in social action and creative space-making in East Asia. Hou used the funding to host a three-day online workshop with special guests from the U.S. and East Asia to explore and share knowledge on current social movements across East Asia that reflect a desire for alternatives to the current socio-economic and socio-cultural structures, from social startups and new communal spaces to alternative economic…
The American Society of Landscape Architects recently awarded Mikyoung Kim Design the Firm of the Year Award, the highest honor that the ASLA bestows on a landscape architecture firm. Congratulations to UW alums, Associate Principal Bryan Chou (CEP ‘ 02) and Associate Jess Hamilton (MLA ’17)! Mikyoung Kim Press Release Boston, Massachusetts August 2, 2022 Mikyoung Kim Design is this year’s recipient of the Firm of the Year award from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) which is…
At long last, we would like to thank everyone who submitted their work to the WASLA Awards this year. We appreciate your participation during such a busy year and spring quarter! Congratulations to our National ASLA Student Award winners!
Congratulations to our University Olmsted Scholars Meghan Obernberger (BLA ‘22) and Stephanie Roh (MLA ‘22).
Congratulations to Dani Slowik (BLA ’22), Assistant Professor Catherine De Almeida, and Professor Daniel Winterbottom for receiving the following awards at the recent Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) 2022 conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fountain Scholar Award Winner: Daniella Slowik Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Works, Junior Level: Catherine De Almeida Outstanding Educator: Daniel Winterbottom