by: Camila Schaulson Frenz
ASLA-NY’s 2017 Design Awards honored the Battery Perimeter, Bikeway, Oval, and Woodland by Quennell Rotschild & Partners and Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners; Governors Island Phase 2: The Hills by West 8 Urban Design & Landscape Architecture and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects; Abstract Morphology by Hollander Design Landscape Architects; Navy Pier South Dock and Polk Bros. Plaza by James Corner Field Operations and Navy Pier; Hudson Highland Cottage by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, and Sharon Davis Design; Olana Strategic Landscape Design Plan by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Suzanne Turner Associates, and The LA Group; the Naval Cemetery by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, and Marvel Architects; Southwest Brooklyn by AECOM; St. Patrick’s Island by W Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Civitas; Resiliency Rocks Garden by Local Office Landscape and Urban Design; Croton Water Filtration Plant by Ken Smith Landscape Architect and Grimshaw Architects; Compass Residences by Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners; Gardens Rising Green Infrastructure Feasibility Study by WE Design; Times Square Reconstruction by Snøhetta; and The Spiral by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. See the winning projects on view at the Center for Architecture’s “ASLA-NY 2017 Design Awards” exhibition.
Alexander Cooper, founder of Cooper Robertson, is stepping down from the firm, which will now be managed by longtime Partners Donald Clinton, AIA, MRAIC, LEED AP; John Kirk, AIA; and Scott Newman, FAIA.
SGA has promoted Gable Clarke, IIDA, LEED AP; Matt Michel, AIA, LEED AP; Michael Schroeder; and Adam Spagnolo to Partners.