Award Ceremony Honored Douglas Hays, FASLA
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