05-24-22 | News

ASLA Potomac Chapter

Award Ceremony Honored Douglas Hays, FASLA
by Staff

At its Awards Gala on May 19 at River Farm in Alexandria, VA, the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized 16 projects with professional awards. Douglas Hays, FASLA, was honored with the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award for his nearly 50 years of professional experience encompasses the widest range of landscape architectural project types, scales, and complexities, including park planning and design, institutional and governmental design, commercial and residential planning, streetscape, urban design, and garden and estate projects. Doug serves as mentor to up-and-coming staff at Michael Vergason Landscape Architects, Ltd. (MVLA) and has been the Project Manager for several of MVLA's most successful projects.
The audience also learned from Arleyn A. Levee, Hon. ASLA, a landscape designer, historian and preservation consultant, specializing in the work of the Olmsted firm. She spoke on "Widening the Lens: The Olmsted Firm's Horticulturalists." Ms. Levee has lectured across the country on aspects of landscape history, research, preservation and advocacy.

The following professional awards were announced:

Honor Awards in Analysis, Planning, and Urban Design

LSG Landscape Architecture for Frederick Douglass Park on the Tuckahoe, Talbot County, MD

Rhodeside Harwell for Taylor Farm Park Master Plan, Sandston, VA

Honor Awards in Design-Built

Parker Rodriguez and Fine Landscapes Ltd. for The Perch at Capital One Center, Tysons, VA

Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects for Alethia Tanner Park, Washington, DC

HOK for LG North American Headquarters, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Honor Award in Design-Unbuilt

VHB for Pennsylvania Avenue West Streetscape, Washington, DC

Merit Award in Design-Unbuilt

carmichael associates llc for Packing House Courtyard, Cambridge, MD


Merit Award in Residential Design

Campion Hruby Landscape Architects for Accotink Creek, Fairfax, VA

Merit Award in Historic Preservation

Rhodeside Harwell for Branch Brook Park, Newark, NJ

Merit Awards in Design-Built

Moody Landscape Architecture for Guardians of the First Amendment Memorial, Annapolis, MD

Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture LLC for Dewey Park, Veirs Mill, MD

Volkert Inc. for Route 9 Traffic Calming and Pedestrian Safety, Hillsboro, VA

Hord Coplan Macht for Glasshouse, Pittsburgh, PA

LSG Landscape Architecture for Janelia Recreation Area, Ashburn, VA

Parker Rodriguez for Park Kennedy, Washington, DC

Hord Coplan Macht for The Fields at RFK Campus, Washington, DC

About Potomac Chapter, ASLA ( The Potomac Chapter serves the Greater Metropolitan Washington, DC area. The Chapter is dedicated to the wise stewardship of land providing community service, public education, and visibility for the profession of landscape architecture.


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