Landscape Architect & Specifier News

NOV 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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Berkeley and Penn State Students Recognized Midway through the month of October 2018, Pennsylvania State University released a news article highlighting four of its students receiving awards from the Pennsylvania-Delaware chapter of the Americans Society of Landscape Architects' Student Awards Program. Just two weeks prior, the University of California, Berkeley also published an article lauding three its students for their project proposals. Those awards were provided by the Narayanan Family Foundation, a charitable organization established in 2016 by Ari Daman, a landscape designer, and Srinivas Narayanan, a director at Facebook - according to his LinkedIn page. The three students from Berkeley that were recognized were: Grace Mitchell Tada, Cheyenne Concepcion and Ellen Plane. Each student was presented with an Excellence in Landscape Design award, marking the second consecutive year the award was presented. Their project titles and descriptions can be seen on the Berkeley news article relating to the matter by going to the TinyURL provided: https://tinyurl.com/yb22ejxb . From Pennsylvania State University, Jingyin Zhu earned the Merit Award in the General Design category; Sadiqa Ansari won the Honor Award in the Analysis and Planning category; Tongtong Zhou received the Merit Award in the Analysis and Planning category as well; and lastly, Xiaoji Zhou was awarded the Honor Award in the Communications category. One interesting mention is that Xiaoji Zhou's winning project was a short film titled "Memorial" for her "Landscape Film Seminar" course. The entire short film is viewable for free on Vimeo, and can be accesses by going to the link provided below. If you wish to learn more about these winning projects, view the Penn State article congratulating these four "Penn Staters" by visiting the following URL: https://tinyurl.com/yc7uguj9 . November 2018 71 If you are a student, or know a student, who has recently received an award pertaining to the field of landscape architecture, send an email to Greg Frank at gfrank@ landscapeonline.com for consideration to be included in a news article on LandscapeOnline.com and possibly in Landscape Architect and Specifier News magazine! Seniors and graduate students in a landscape architecture degree program also qualify for a free subscription to LASN. I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 7 1 Ellen Plane Grace Mitchell Tada Cheyenne Concepcion

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