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CTASLA Announces 2020 Professional Award Winners

New Haven, CT – The Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (CTASLA) has announced the winners of its annual Connecticut Professional Awards competition, recognizing excellence in landscape architectural design, planning and analysis, communication, and research.

Winners of the 2020 Connecticut ASLA Professional Awards competition include:

Landscape Architectural Design / Municipal/Public Spaces

Langan, New Haven – Merit Award for Bedford Square in Westport

Landscape Architectural Design / Residential

Coastal Contemporary Landscape

Artemis Landscape Architects, Sandy Hook – Honor Award for Coastal Contemporary Landscape in Westport

Janice Parker Landscape Architects, Greenwich – Merit Award for Private Eden in Redding

Anne Penniman Associates LLC of Essex – Merit Award for Re-envisioning a Hamptons Landscape  in Southampton, N.Y.

James Doyle Design Associates of Greenwich – Merit Award for Greenwich Modern in Greenwich

Landscape Architectural Design / Corporate/Institutional

Outside Lies Magic

Milone & MacBroom, Inc. of Cheshire – Honor Award for Outside Lies Magic in North Haven

Langan of New Haven – Merit Award for Delamar West Hartford

 Landscape Planning & Analysis

Stantec of New Haven – Honor Award for Albany, N.Y. Skyway Master Plan

Heritage Landscapes LLC of Norwalk – Merit Award for Planting Fields Cultural Landscape Report in Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.

CTASLA also included Student Awards this year for the first time, inviting students from the Landscape Architecture program at the University of Connecticut to submit scholastic work for peer review.

Student Awards

Mending the Grid

Vanessa Ayala of Elmhurst, N.Y., University of Connecticut  – Honor Award for Mending the Grid: Manifesting Sheldon-Charter Oak’s Identity

Anthony Madore of East Lyme, Conn., University of Connecticut – Merit Award for Farm River Resilience

Moises Hernandez-Rivera of Bridgeport, University of Connecticut – Merit Award for Considine Estate – Sunset House

 A gallery of images of these award-winning projects can be viewed at

“Our community is filled with energetic, resourceful, and passionate practitioners,” said Oliver Gaffney, president of CTASLA and a landscape architect at TPA Design Group in New Haven. “The diversity of projects submitted speaks to the capacity of landscape architects to be communicators, educators, advocates, and problem solvers in communities all across the state.”