Awards


Hinsdale Lake Commons

Merit Award, Design

Illinois ASLA

2017

Town of Carbondale Park & Recreation Plan

Community Engagement Award

Colorado APA

2017

Federal Boulevard Corridor Wide Study: Student Ambassador Program

Community Engagement Award

Colorado APA

2017

Avon Outreach Tactics - Beaver Creek Boulevard

Community Engagement Award

Colorado APA

2017

Story Mill Community Park

President’s Award of Excellence, Planning & Analysis

Idaho/Montana ASLA

2017

Calder Plaza Master Plan

Merit Award, Planning

Michigan ASLA

2017

The Triangle Building

Honor Award

Downtown Denver Partnership

2017

Domain Northside

Retail Development Winner, 2017 Commercial Real Estate Award

Austin Business Journal

2017

Southwestern Medical District

Honor Award in Planning & Analysis

Texas ASLA

2017

Destination Bell Boulevard

Merit Award in Planning & Analysis

Texas ASLA

2017

Taylor Downtown Master Plan

Merit Award in Planning & Analysis

Texas ASLA

2017

70 Rainey

Merit Award in Design Unrealized - Residential

Texas ASLA

2017

Sole Purpose

Merit Award in Communication

Texas ASLA

2017

Hackberry Gully Regional Park

Merit Award in Planning & Analysis - Parks & Open Space

Texas ASLA

2017

Hackberry Gully Regional Park

Parks and Natural Areas Award - Planning Process

Houston-Galveston Area Council

2017

Southwestern Urban Streetscape Master Plan

Urban Design Award - Dream/Unbuilt category

Greater Dallas Planning Council

2016

H-GAC Designing for Impact

Innovation Award

National Association of Development Organizations

2016

Lewisville Wayne Ferguson Old Town Plaza

Honor Award for Design, Constructed Projects

Texas ASLA

2016

Post Oak Boulevard

Merit Award for Design, Unrealized Projects

Texas ASLA

2016

Westchase Corridors

Honor Award, Planning and Analysis

Texas ASLA

2016

St. Tammany Culture, Recreation and Tourism Strategic Plan

Planning Excellence Award

Lousiana APA

2016

Lafitte Greenway

Planning Excellence Award: Implementation

Lousiana APA

2016

Destination Bell Boulevard Plan

Small Town and Rural Planning (STaR) Division Awards Committee Vernon Deines Honor Award for an Outstanding Small Town Special Project Plan

APA Small Town and Rural Planning Division

2016

Plan Houston

Comprehensive Planning Award

Texas APA

2015

Taylor Downtown Master Plan

Project Planning Award

Texas APA

2015

Eaton Corporate Campus

Honor Award for Design

Ohio ASLA

2015

Adams County Open Space, Parks & Trails

Award of Excellence in the Comprehensive Plan - Large Jurisdiction

American Planning Assocation

2015

Blue Hole Regional Park

Distinguished Service (for Individuals), and Project Excellence

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals

2015

The Park at Horse Farm

Merit Award for Design

Texas ASLA

2015

Bartholomew Pool

Merit Award

Texas ASLA

2015

Mueller Town Center Park

Merit Award

Texas ASLA

2015

Harnessing Huntsville's Potential Plan

STaR Merit Award for an Outstanding Small Town or Rural Plan

American Planning Assocation

2015

Kurt Culbertson + Richard Shaw

Circle of Excellence Award

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

2015

Omaha 18 Degrees Off North

Merit Award in Unbuilt Design

Central States ASLA

2014

Adams County Open Space, Parks & Trails

Vernon Deines Award for an Outstanding Comprehensive Plan (STaR)

American Planning Assocation

2014

Cadence Community Master Plan

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2014

Cadence Community Master Plan

Honor Award for Analysis and Planning

Nevada ASLA

2014

Trees of Aspen

Merit Award in Communication

Texas ASLA

2014

Bagby Street Reconstruction and Infographics

Charter Award - Best Street

Congress for the New Urbanism

2014

University of Nevada, Reno Mid-Campus District Plan

Merit Award for an Institutional Project

Nevada ASLA

2014

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Honor Award, Analysis & Planning

ASLA National

2014

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Award of Excellence for Design: Unrealized

Texas ASLA

2014

Finding Connections in the Outdoors to Youth and Families

Award of Excellence, Research

ASLA National

2014

2400 Nueces

Innovator Awards for Best Public-Private Partnership on Campus and Best New Development on Campus

Student Housing Business

2014

Bagby Streetscape Reconstruction

Presidential Award of Excellence in Design and Implementation

Texas ASLA

2014

Bagby Streetscape Reconstruction

Top 10 Elite Roads (#5)

Roads & Bridges Magazine

2014

Lewisville Old Town Plaza

Dream Study Award

Greater Dallas Planning Council

2014

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Parks and Natural Areas: Planning Honorable Mention Award

Houston-Galveston Area Council

2014

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Award of Excellence: Landscape Analysis and Planning

Boston Society of Landscape Architects (BSLA)

2014

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Project Planning Award

Texas APA

2014

New Braunfels Stormwater Management Strategy

John Keller Award for an Outstanding Planning Initiative

American Planning Association (APA) Small Town and Rural Planning Division (STaR)

2014

Wimberley Blue Hole Regional Park

Award of Excellence: Active Recreation

Center for Active Design

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Capital Improvements

Award of Excellence for Design: Constructed Projects

Texas ASLA

2014

Trees of Aspen

Merit Award for Communication

Texas ASLA

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Communications

Merit Award for Communication

Texas ASLA

2014

Renew Opelika Road

Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan or Planning Program

Alabama APA

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Capital Improvements

Engineering Excellence Gold Award in the Special Projects Category

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Capital Improvements

National Honor Award

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Capital Improvements

Public Works Projects of the Year (one of two) in Transportation in the $5M-$25M category

American Public Works Association (Texas)

2014

Midtown Bagby Street Capital Improvements

International Making Cities Livable, LLC

Active Mobility/Complete Streets Award

2014

Wimberly Blue Hole

Honor Award for Design (Public Constructed)

Texas ASLA

2013

Republic Square

Honor Award for Design (Unrealized Public)

Texas ASLA

2013

Garden Legacy

Merit Award for Communication

Texas ASLA

2013

Wichita Midtown Green Infrastructure

Honor Award 

Central States ASLA

2013

Lafitte Corridor and Revitalization Corridor

Award of Excellence in Planning and Design

ASLA National

2013

Urban Houston Framework

Current Planning Award

Texas APA

2013

City of Huntsville Housing and Economic Development Strategy

Long Range Planning Award

Texas APA

2013

Republic Square Master Plan

Current Planning Award

Central Texas APA

2013

Tiehack Retreat

Honor Award for Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2013

P Street Corridor Master Plan

Honor Award for Analysis and Planning

Colorado ASLA

2013

Edgewood Resort 

Merit Award for Analysis and Planning

Colorado ASLA

2013

Lafitte Greenway

Honor Award in Analysis and Planning

Texas ASLA

2012

Springwoods Village

Merit Award in Analysis and Planning

Texas ASLA

2012

Utah State University Moab Campus Master Plan

Honor Award for Planning

Utah ASLA

2012

Sand Harbor Beach and Shakespeare Festival

Merit Award 

ASLA, Sierra Chapter

2012

The Nevada Department of Transportation Statewide Landscape and Aesthetics Corridor Plan

Honor Award

ASLA, Sierra Chapter

2012

The Nevada Department of Transportation Statewide Landscape and Aesthetics Corridor Plan

Presidential Award

ASLA, Sierra Chapter

2012

Springwoods Village Open Space Plan

Planning Process Award, Parks and Natural Areas Award

Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)

2012

Midtown Parks and Open Space Master Plan

Planning Process Honorable Mention, Parks and Natural Areas Award

Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)

2012

Wimberley Blue Hole Regional Park Interpretive Signage Program

Honor Award (Research and Communication)

Colorado ASLA

2012

PLUG IN TO NATURE: Finding Connections to the Outdoors for Youth and Families in Larimer County

Honor Award (Planning)

Colorado ASLA

2012

Nuevo Centro Urbano de Morelos (New Urban Center of Morelos) – aka Temixco

Merit Award (Planning)

Colorado ASLA

2012

Bellingham Harbor

Merit Award (Planning)

Colorado ASLA

2012

South Shore Vision Plan

Honor Award for Planning and Analysis

Nevada ASLA

2012

South Shore Vision Plan

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2012

Heritage Park Campus

Honor Award for Parks

Nevada ASLA

2012

Blue Hole Regional Park 

Public Works Outstanding Award

Texas Municipal League Public Works

2012

Plug Into Nature

Colorado Lottery Starburst Award for Excellence in the Use of Lottery Funds

Colorado Open Space Alliance

2012

Plug Into Nature

Outstanding Project Award

Colorado APA

2012

Burlingame Ranch Affordable Housing

Planning Award

Colorado APA

2012

Glacier Club

Best private western slope/southwest golf club in Colorado

Colorado Avid Golfer

2012

Winston-Salem Creative Corridors 

Honor Award in Planning

North Carolina ASLA

2012

Winston-Salem Creative Corridors

Honor Award for Public Process

North Carolina ASLA

2012

Design Workshop

Almanac of Architecture & Design

Design Futures Council – DesignIntelligence

2011

Wimberley Blue Hole Regional Park

Honor Award 

Texas ASLA

2011

Lewisville Transit-Oriented Development Master Plan

Merit Award

Texas ASLA

2011

South Grand Boulevard

Honor Award in Analysis and Planning

ASLA National

2011

Snake River Retreat

Honor Award in Residential Design

ASLA National

2011

Galisteo Modern

Honor Award in Residential Design

ASLA National

2011

Residence at Red Butte

Honor Award in Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2011

Hillside Garden

Honor Award in Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2011

Residences at the Little Nell

Honor Award for Design

Colorado ASLA 

2011

Amaranth

Land Stewardship Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Cadence

Land Stewardship Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor

Honor Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Petra

Honor Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Springwoods Village

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Loma Larga

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Amaranth

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Douglas County Open Space

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Cadence

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2011

Garden Legacy

Honor Award for Research and Communication

Colorado ASLA

2011

Lodestone Golf Club

Merit Award for Design

Colorado ASLA

2011

Fillmore Plaza

Merit Award for Design

Colorado ASLA

2011

Petra, Jordan

Pierre L'Enfant International Planning Award

APA National

2011

Backyard Retreat

Outdoor Living Award 

Tahoe Quarterly

2011

Van Sickle Bi-State Park

Best in the Basin

Tahoe Regional Planning Authority

2011

Wimberley Blue Hole Regional Park Master Plan Update and Implementation

Pilot Project Recipient

Sustainable Site Initiative

2010 

Avon West Town Center & Transit Center

2nd Place – Sustainable Community Design

ColoradoBiz Magazine

2010

Riverfront Park

Richard J. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust Form-Based Codes Award

Form-Based Codes Institute (FBCI)

2010

Pioneer Park

Design Award

Utah ASLA

2010

Utah Museum of Natural History

Paper Landscape Architecture Award

Utah ASLA

2010

South Grand Greet Streets Boulevard

Honor Award in Analysis and Planning

Central States Region Chapter, ASLA

2010

Transformative Water

Honor Award in Residential Design

ASLA National

2010

Catalina Foothills

Honor Award in Residential Design

ASLA National

2010

Isla Palenque

Honor Award in Analysis & Planning

ASLA National

2010

Isla Palenque

President’s Award in Planning/Land Stewardship Award

Colorado ASLA

2010

Wildcat Ranch

Honor Award in Planning/Land Stewardship Award

Colorado ASLA

2010

Homestead Preserve

Honor Award in Planning/Land Stewardship Award

Colorado ASLA

2010

Park Avenue Redevelopment

Honor Award in Planning

Colorado ASLA

2010

Aspen Area Community Plan

Merit Award in Planning

Colorado ASLA

2010

Capitol Valley Ranch

Honor Award in Residential Design/Land Stewardship Designation

Colorado ASLA

2010

Teton Overlook Residence

Honor Award in Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2010

Trees of Aspen

Honor Award in Communications

Colorado ASLA

2010

The Inn at the Biltmore Estate

Merit Award in General Design

Colorado ASLA

2010

The Redevelopment of The Gant

Merit Award in General Design

ASLA National

2010

Homestead Preserve

Honor Award in Planning

North Carolina Chapter, ASLA

2010

Red Butte Ranch Guesthouse

‘Best Residential Landscape of Colorado’

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

2010

Rancho Viejo

Responsible Development Award in Community Design

Mountain Living Magazine

2010

Aspen Area Community Plan

Outstanding Planning Initiative Award

Small Town and Rural Area (STaR) Division of the American Planning Association

2010

Aspen Area Community Plan

Citizen Participation and Community Visioning Award of Excellence

City-County Communications & Marketing Association

2010

Heritage Dog Park

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2010

Centennial Plaza Transit Center

Merit Award

Nevada ASLA

2010

Backyard Retreat

Honor Award

Nevada ASLA

2010

I-15 North Design-Build

One of the Best in the West

America’s Transportation Award

2010

Heritage Dog Park

Award

Nevada Parks and Recreation Society

2010

Lodestone Golf Club

Best New Golf Courses You Can Play, 2010

Golf.com

2010

Lewisville, Texas

Community of the Year Award

American Planning Association, Texas Chapter

2010

Pflugerville Comprehensive Plan 

Comprehensive Planning Award

American Planning Association, Texas Chapter

2010

H-GAC Houston Livable Centers – Midtown

Project Planning Award

American Planning Association, Texas Chapter

2010

Tahoe Fish Hatchery

Preservation Design Award

Preservation Design Award

2010

Kierland Commons

Award of Excellence Winner

Urban Land Institute

2009

Riverfront Park

Award of Excellence Finalist

Urban Land Institute

2009

UMore Park

Honor Award, Analysis and Planning

Minnesota ASLA

2009

Aspen Area Community Plan

Public Engagement

Colorado Chapter, APA

2009

Avon West Town Center Investment Plan

Outstanding Planning Project

Colorado Chapter, APA

2009

Avon West Town Center: Lake Street and Avon Station

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2009

Callaway Gardens

President’s Award for Excellence in Planning

Colorado ASLA

2009

Denargo Market

Honor Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2009

Pima Community College

Honor Award for Design

Colorado ASLA

2009

Red Butte Ranch Guesthouse

Honor Award for Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2009

The Residence at Wildcat Ridge

Honor Award for Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2009

Streamside Garden

Merit Award for Residential Design

Colorado ASLA

2009

UMore Park

Merit Award for Planning

Colorado ASLA

2009

UMore Park

Land Stewardship Designation

Colorado ASLA

2009

Ameya Preserve

Merit Award for Resource Conservation

Idaho/Montana Chapter, ASLA

2009

Design Workshop

Best of Aspen Award for Landscape Services

U.S. Commerce Association

2009

Lowry Reading Garden

Home Is Where
the Art Is

Denver Mayor’s Award

2009

Lewisville Old Town Plaza

President’s Award of Excellence

Texas ASLA

2009

Toward Legacy

President’s Award of Excellence

Texas ASLA

2009

Design Week

Honor Award in Communications/ Stewardship Award

Texas ASLA

2009

Nevada Department of Transportation L&A Corridor Plans, Phase 3

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2008

Avon Transit Center (Avon Station)

Design, Engineering and Construction Management

Colorado Chapter, American Public Works Assoc.

2008

Daybreak Village One Parks and Open Space

Honor Award, Design Category

Utah ASLA

2008

Avon Comprehensive Plan, Avon, CO

Outstanding Small Town or Rural Plan

Star Division Awards (Division of APA)

2008

Toward Legacy

Marketing Excellence Award – Book/Monograph

Colorado Chapter SMPS

2008

Design Workshop

Landscape Architecture Firm Award

ASLA

2008

Design Workshop

Colorado Best Companies to Work For

ColoradoBiz Magazine

2008

Toward Legacy

President's Award of Excellence

Colorado ASLA

2008

Design Workshop

THE BEST LIST, Editor’s Choice: Best Landscape Designer

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine

2008

Orchard Town Center

Project of the Year

Rocky Mountain EXPO Conference

2008

Tempe Center for the Arts

Environmental Excellence Design Award

Valley Forward

2008

Old Dairy at Homestead Preserve, Warm Springs, Virginia

Certificate of Merit to Urban Design Associates/DW provided planning

AIA Pittsburgh 

2007


Design Workshop

2007 Best Architecture Firms to Work For (8th Place)

ZweigWhite

2007

Design Workshop

2007 Top Landscape Architecture Firm (shared title with 2 other firms)

ZweigWhite

2007

Woody Creek Garden

Residential Design Honor Award

ASLA National

2007

Glacier Club

General Design Honor Award

ASLA National

2007

Ameya Preserve, Park County, Colorado

Planning and Urban Design Honor Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

Ameya Preserve, Park County, Colorado

Land Stewardship Designation Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

Blue Lake Park Nature and Golf Learning Center, Portland, Oregon

Planning and Urban Design Merit Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

Blue Lake Park Nature and Golf Learning Center, Portland, Oregon

Land Stewardship Designation Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

La Cantera III

Planning and Urban Design Merit Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

NDOT Statewide Landscape and Aesthetics Corridor Plans 

Planning and Urban Design Merit Award

Colorado ASLA

2007

The Legacy Town Center

Unbuilt Works Merit Award

Indiana Chapter, ASLA

2007

Mesa Arts Center

Honor Award for Design

ASLA National

2007

Nevada Department of Transportation L&A Corridor Plans, Phase 2

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2006

Glacier Club, Denver

Honor Award

Colorado ASLA

2006

Lobo Ranch, New Mexico, West Central, New Mexico

Honor Award

New Mexico ASLA

2006

Mesa Arts Center

Award of Excellence

Urban Land Institute

2006

Private Residence, Denver

Dream Garden Award

Sunset Magazine

2006

Book/monograph

Marketing Excellence Award

SMPS, Colorado Chapter

2005

Nevada Department of Transportation L&A Corridor Plans, Phase 1

Project of the Year

Nevada ASLA

2005

Santa Fe Community College District Master Plan

Merit Award

Colorado ASLA

2005

Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert, California

Merit Award

Colorado ASLA

2005

Union Park Design Guidelines, Las Vegas, Nevada

Honor Award

Colorado ASLA

2005

Private residence, Aspen

Honor Award

Colorado ASLA

2005

University of California, Berkeley Family Camp-Lair of the Golden Bear, Pinecrest, California

Merit Award

Northern California ASLA

2004

Aspen Sundeck, Aspen, Colorado

Merit Award for Planning

Gold Nugget Award

2004

Dorros Residence

Award of Excellence in Regional Category

Sunset Western Gardens Design Award

2004

The Inn on Biltmore Estate

Award of Excellence (Large Scale)

North Carolina ASLA

2004

Kierland Commons, Phoenix, Arizona

Honor Award

Arizona ASLA

2004

Rocks at Pinnacle Peak

Merit Award

Arizona Chapter ASLA

2004