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STARR WHITEHOUSE AWARDS

‘Honor Award,’ for General Design, with Quennell Rothschild for the Battery Perimeter, Bikeway, Oval, and Woodland, ASLA-NY Chapter, 2017

‘Merit Award,’ for Residential Design, Compass Residences, ASLA-NY Chapter, 2017

’34th Annual Award for Excellence in Design,’ 40th Precinct Station House, Public Design Commission, 2016

‘Honor Award in Analysis and Planning,’ for The Big U, ASLA National, 2016

‘National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design,” The Big U, APA National, 2015

‘Urban Design Merit Award,’ for the Big U, AIA National, 2015

LEED Platinum Award for Bushwick Inlet Park, 2015

‘Honor Award,’ for Analysis, Planning, Research and Communication, The Big U, ASLA-NY Chapter, 2015

‘William H. White Award,’ for creativity and ingenuity in planning on The Big U, APA New York Metro Chapter, 2014

Holcim Award North America, Silver,’ Awarded by The Holcim Foundation to BIG Architects and Starr Whitehouse for “The Big U,” a winning project of HUD’s Rebuild By Design Competition, 2014

Merit Award’, New York Chapter of the ASLA for the Harlem River Promenade and Design the Edge: Hallets Cove, 2014

‘Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design’, New York Chapter of the ASLA for Bushwick Inlet Park, 2013

Stars of Design’ for Landscape Architecture, New York’s Decoration and Design Building, 2012

‘Diamond Award’ for the Brooklyn Queens Expressway Enhancements project, ‘Gold Award’ for Water Street, A Vision Plan, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York, in collaboration with Sam Schwarz Engineering, 2012

‘Merit Award’, New York Chapter of the ASLA for Jersey City Waterfront Park/ Paulus Hook, 2010

‘Award of Excellence’, AIA New York State for the Battery Bosque, with WXY Architects, Piet Oudolf, Tillett Lighting Design, 2009

‘Award for Excellence in Design’, Public Design Commission for the Bushwick Inlet Park, with Kiss+Cathcart, Architects, 2009

‘Platinum International Design Award, IDA’ for the Battery Bosque, with WXY Architects, Piet Oudolf, Tillett Lighting Design, 2008

AIA National 2008 Housing Award for Front Street, with Cook+Fox Architects

‘Excellence on the Waterfront’, Waterfront Center Top Honor Award for the Battery Bosque, 2006

‘Honor Award for Landscape Architectural Design’, New York Chapter of the ASLA for the Battery Bosque, 2006

‘Merit Award for Landscape Architectural Design’, New York Chapter of the ASLA for the Front Street Courtyards, 2006

 

LAURA STARR AWARDS

ASLA NY President

ASLA NY Chapter Honor Award

ASLA Merit Award for Design

Board of National Association for Olmsted Parks

The Waterfront Center’s Excellence on the Water Award

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

Parks Council Philip N. Winslow Award for Restoration of the Harlem Meer and Perimeter Landscape, 1995

Victorian Society Award

New York City Landmarks Preservation Award for Restoration of the Harlem Meer and Perimeter Landscape, 1995

 

LAURA STARR PUBLICATIONS/SPEAKING

“Making Density Livable,” Skidmore Ownings & Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, 2014

“Wild for the City: Creating & Sustaining Urban Nature”, Rutger’s University Landscape Architecture Spring Lectures, New Brunswick, NJ, 2012

“Making Density Livable: How Landscape Architects Contribute To Cleaner, Greener, Better Cities”, Israeli Society of Landscape Architects Conference, 2012

“Wild for the City”, National ASLA convention, San Diego, with Claire Beyer of Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, 2011

“Making Density Liveable”, ISLA Convention, Israel, 2011

“Planning the Great Urban Nature Park”, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Laura Starr 2011

Keynote speaker, “Urban Nature Park”, Jerusalem’s Park Gazelle, Green Building and Urban Nature conference organized by the municipality of Jerusalem, the Society for Protection of Nature in Israel, and the Beracha Foundation, 2010

“Waterfront and Open Space needs for Lower Manhattan after the Attacks of 9/11”, RDOT, 2001

“Central Park as an Example of Public/Private Partnerships”, Friends of Lincoln and Grant Parks, Chicago, 2000

“The Future of Historic Central Park,” Plenary speaker, International Sonsbeek Symposium, Arnhem, the Netherlands, 1999

“Turning the Circle: Help Design Frederick Douglass Circle: An Exhibition of the Community Process”, Landscape Architecture Magazine, November, 1995

“By Design”, Metropolis, November, 1996

“Laura Starr Rebuilding the City”, Landscape Architecture Magazine, May 1995

“Meer Beauty”, New York Magazine, December 19-26, 1994

“Projects- Treffpunkt Central Park”, ÜberMorgen, Summer 1994

“Cavorting”, The New Yorker, September 6, 1992

 

STEPHEN WHITEHOUSE AWARDS

ASLA NY Chapter Honor Award

Platinum Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, Brooklyn Queens Expressway Enhancement, 2012

Silver Award, American Council of Engineering Companies, Water Street: A New Approach, 2012

“Excellence in Design”, The Public Design Commission Award for Bushwick Inlet Park, 2009

Urban Design and Project Merit Award, NY AIA for Hudson RISE, 2008

‘Excellence on the Waterfront”, Waterfront Center Annual Award for East River Esplanade Park, 1995

 

STEPHEN WHITEHOUSE PUBLICATIONS/SPEAKING

“Next Century of Urban Wilderness”, the International Urban Parks “Greater and Greener” conference, City Parks Alliance at New York University, 2012

“3r’s of the New Economy”, NY Metro APA Fall Conference, with Mark Strauss of FxFowle and John Shapiro of the Pratt Institute’s Center for Planning and the Environment, 2011

“3r’s of the New Economy”, National APA conference, Boston, with Mark Strauss of FxFowle and John Shapiro of the Pratt Institute’s Center for Planning and the Environment, 2011

“Lower Manhattan Streets: Driving Economic Growth”, “DDC Talks” series, along with Elizabeth Berger of the Downtown Alliance and Stephen Cassell of Architectural Research Office, 2010

“Stormwater and Public Space on the Gowanus: Reclaiming a Brownfield site for NYC”, Urban Green Expo, September 2010

“Cutting Edge Reposition” Design Intelligence Magazine, November 2010

“The Built Form of Long Island Cities”, Regional Plan Association, Long Island Mayor’s Institute, June 2006

Somerset Charette, Regional Plan Association, April 2006

 

JEFFREY POOR AWARDS

Honor of Excellence Award for Unbuilt Design, Open Space Plan & Technology Quadrangle- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NYASLA Upstate Chapter Awards, 2008

Merit Award for Unbuilt Projects, Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Plaza, NYASLA Chapter Awards, 2008

Honor Award, Battery Bosque, NYASLA Chapter Awards, 2006

Waterfront Center, Award of Excellence, Battery Bosque 2006

Municipal Arts Society Preservation Award

DeKalb Branch, Library Reading Garden

Parks Council Special Commendation, Merchants’ Gate Plaza, Central Park