NJASLA 2021 Professional Annual Awards

Each year, the NJASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture in the region, This year, we celebrate the creativity, ingenuity and commitment to our practice, emphasizing the critical impact the landscape has on us all in an age that has redefined how and where we can connect and safely engage.

We encourage you to browse the winning entries below and watch the video we’ve prepared to celebrate our colleagues’ achievements! (Click on an image to enlarge.)

Cocktail IconEnjoy one of our landscape-themed signature cocktails, crafted by our Design Awards Committee, during the Professional Design Awards jury discussion and throughout the virtual conference!

2021 Awards Video

2021 Award Winners

Merit Award

LGBT Memorial

LGBT Memorial

Location: Hudson River Park
Firm: Stantec Consulting
Category: Landscape Architectural Design: Site Design
https://www.stantec.com/en

Yolanda Garcia Park

Yolanda Garcia Park

Location: Bronx, NY
Firm: Stantec Consulting
Category: Landscape Architectural Design: Site Design
https://www.stantec.com/en

Millburn Complete Streets

Millburn Complete Streets Initiative

Location: The Township of Millburn, NJ
Firm: Arterial, LLC
Category: Landscape Architectural Design: Master Plans
https://www.arterialstreets.com/

7th and Jackson Resiliency Park

7th and Jackson Resiliency Park

Location: City of Hoboken, NJ
Firm: Arterial, LLC and Langan Engineering
Category: Landscape Architectural Design: Site Design
https://www.arterialstreets.com/
https://www.langan.com/

Equity/Justice Award

The Boys & Girls Clubs Garden

The Boys & Girls Clubs Garden

Location: Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ
Firm: Melillo + Bauer + Carman
Category: Environmental Enhancement
https://mbcla.design/

Honor Award

The Boys & Girls Clubs Garden

The Boys & Girls Clubs Garden

Location: Jersey City, Hudson County, NJ
Firm: Melillo + Bauer + Carman
Category: Environmental Enhancement
https://mbcla.design/



Glen Ridge Community Forest Master Plan - Glen Ridge Shade Tree Commission


Glen Ridge Community Forest Master Plan – Glen Ridge Shade Tree Commission

Location: Glen Ridge, NJ
Firm: Arterial, LLC
Category: Landscape Planning & Analysis
https://www.arterialstreets.com/

Chapter Award

Miry Run Ponds Master Plan - Mercer County Park Commission


Miry Run Ponds Master Plan – Mercer County Park Commission

Location: Hamilton Township, NJ
Firm: Simone Collins Landscape Architecture
Category: Landscape Planning & Analysis
http://www.simonecollins.com/

The Jury

The NJASLA 2021 VAM Committee deeply appreciates the commitment of the Oregon Chapter of ASLA, who served as jury for the 2021 Professional Awards.

Don’t miss the live discussion with the 2021 Professional Awards Jurors, moderated by the NJASLA Design Award Chair and Vice Chair on Sunday, January 31st, from 7-8pm.

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