New York Upstate Chapter Design Awards Program

The New York Upstate Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects established the Professional Awards Program to encourage the participation and recognition of Landscape Architects and to better familiarize the public with their activities and projects.  The program recognizes a full spectrum of innovative projects and efforts executed by individuals, firms, agencies, and academic institutions.  Entries are judged by a multidisciplinary jury from outside the NY Upstate Chapter of ASLA.

The Honor Award of Excellence and Merit Award of Achievement are granted in the professional categories of Built Design; Unbuilt Design; Residential Garden Design; Planning & Analysis; and Research, Historic Preservation, and Communication. 

Distinguished Practitioner & Student Awards Program

This chapter program recognizes outstanding individual practitioners for their achievements  in four practice areas; Academic, Public, Private and Student. The awards categories are offered on a bi-annual basis and include: Lifetime Achievement, Distinguished Senior Practitioner, Distinguished Practitioner, Emerging Practitioner, and Distinguished Student.