Landscape Architecture Urban Design

March 17, 2017
Urban Landscape Architecture


  • Santana Row- “Project of the Year”, Builder Magazine
  • Gold Nugget, “Grand Award for Best Mixed Use Project – Santana Row, Paciic Coast Builders Conference
  • AIA Potomac Chapter Award, for Aspect Communications 2004
  • Winner of the Fushan River Park Design Competition, a 1000 acre Central Park in Fushan, China with Huan Rong and BLY, 2004.
  • Winner of the 10 N. Virginia Public Plaza Project Competition in Reno, Nevada with SVWB Architecture and VWRL, 2003.
  • ASLA Northern California Chapter Merit Award for Aspect Communications, 2003.
  • ASLA National Merit Award for Union Square, San Francisco, 2001.
  • Finalist for the Walnut Creek Veteran’s Memorial Competition with artists Steve Gillman and Katherine Keefer, July 2001.
  • Honorable mention for the Harvey Milk Design Idea Competition awarded by the San Francisco Prize and the San Francisco Arts Commission, 2000.
  • Contract Award Winner of the Union Square Project for San Francisco, CA.
  • San Francisco Prize, 1997, Union Square design competition winner with MD Fotheringham.
  • Johnston Residence, San Francisco, CA. Published in Fine Gardening Magazine, 1996.
  • Honorable Mention, “Visionary Landscapes” Competition sponsored by Landscape Architecture Magazine, December 1992.
  • Drawings selected for Outstanding “Women in Design Professions” Exhibit, Santa Monica, CA, sponsored by California Women in Environmental Design (CWED), January 1992.
  • Design award, by Garden Design Magazine at 1991 Landscape and Garden Show for “ComposerÕs Court” temporary installation.
  • “Award of Excellence” by NCASLA at 1989 Landscape and Garden Show for “Garden on the Edge”, temporary installation.
  • “Best of Show”, Unconventional category, by professional jury for 1989 Landscape and Garden Show held at Fort Mason.
  • Honorable Mention, U.C. Davis Arboretum Design Competition, 1988 for “Sculptural Entry” Design.
  • Honorable Mention for the New Orleans City Park Arboretum Design Competition, 1986.
  • “Todos Santos Plaza Redesign” – one of five firms/teams selected for Stage One of the national competition, 1987.
  • Progressive Architecture Citation for “The Terraces”, a continuing care facility, Los Gatos, CA, 1988.


  • ASLA National Conference 2007, San Francisco, “Bay Area LEED & Sustainable Projects” – a mobile Workshop
  • Chatam College, Pittsburg, 2007, “Sustainable Sites – The Green Revolution”
  • ASLA Texas Chapter conference, Houston, 2007, “Sustainable Sites – The Green Revolution”
  • Landscape Architecture Days, University of Colorado, Fort Collins, 2007, “Sustainable Sites – The Green Revolution”
  • ULI Developing Green Conference, Seattle, 2006 “ Sustainability Entering the Main Stream”
  • SPUR, 2006, “The Sustainable Sites Initiative”
  • ASLA Louisiana Chapter Conference, New Orleans, 2006, “K + R: Regenerating So. Louisiana- Designing for Integrated Systems”
  • ASLA National Conference 2006, Minneapolis, “ The Sustainable Sites Initiative”
  • Interrorbang Design Lecture zSeries, San Diego, 2006, “Why Sustainability matters”
  • University of California at Berkeley, Sustainable Careers panel, 2005
  • ASLA 2005 National Conference, “The Sites Initiative” & LEED FORUM
  • USGBC Conference & Expo, 2003 “Site Paradigms”
    ASLA-Northern California Chapter: 2002 Professional Lecture Series, “Theories and Insights on Sustainable Works”
  • ASLA National Conference, 2002: “Sustainability Meets Technology–New Lessons From the Green Front
  • ASLA National Conference, 2002: Led the ASLA’s LEED™ Advisory Committee’s panel discussions on LEED™ and Site Issues
  • USGBC International Conference & Expo, 2002: “Sustainable Sites and LEED™”


  • ASLA Landonline – Sustainable Design & Development: new ASLA PI Group to bring abstract Environmental cocnepts down to earth” – an interview with April Philips, May 2004
  • The Construction Specifier, “The Value of Green Landscape Architecture”, May 2004
Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design Read Online PDF
Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design Read Online PDF
2nd Year Urban Design Project for Landscape Architecture
2nd Year Urban Design Project for Landscape Architecture
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