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Couple enjoying the view at Moncus Park

Design Workshop Honored with Awards from the Texas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Design Workshop, an international landscape architecture, planning and urban design firm, is pleased to announce they received four awards from the Texas Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Award recipients were recognized during the 2024 Texas ASLA Conference in Austin, Texas in April.

The Texas ASLA Design Awards recognize Texas-licensed landscape architecture professionals in their pursuit to lead, educate and participate in careful stewardship, wise planning and artful design of the cultural and natural environment. Entries are accepted from any licensed landscape architects who reside in Texas and projects submitted may be located anywhere in the world. The goal of Texas ASLA is to identify and recognize outstanding examples of recent and past works by Texas landscape architects and to widely publicize their contributions to the quality of life.

The following Design Workshop projects were recognized:

Award of Excellence
Trees for the Future, Midtown’s Urban Forest: Baldwin Park Case Study (Houston, Texas)
Design Workshop Team: Alex Ramirez, Luke Peterson, Shun Ishimine, Sarah Smith

Honor Award
Moncus Park: A Central Park for Acadiana (Lafayette, Louisiana)
Design Workshop Team: Kurt Culbertson, Claire Hempel, Conners Ladner, Alex Ramirez, Sarah Smith, John Farrer

Merit Awards
Memorial City Plaza: Creating an Urban Meadow (Houston, Texas)
Design Workshop Team: Robb Berg, Brian Chambers, Sarah Smith, Jie Yang, Catherine DeSilva

The Lawn on Brushy Creek (Round Rock, Texas)
Design Workshop Team: Conners Ladner, Margarita Padilla-Posey, Sonny Sin, Samantha Panger