Design Awards

2015 Honor Award for “Planting Soils for Landscape Architectural Projects” American Society of Landscape Architects, LATIS Series Publication, Award by North Carolina Chapter of ASLA
Publication deals with techniques for restoring, amending, and manufacturing custom soils for landscape architectural projects around the world

2009 Environmental Excellence Award, US Department of Transportation, Washington, DC
Northwest North Carolina Sustainable Visitors Center, Wilkesboro, North Carolina

2008 Top Water Savings School in US Award, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC
Design of Northern Guilford Middle School, Guilford County Schools, High Point, North Carolina & Innovative Design, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

2007 Beyond Green High Performance Building Award from Sustainable Building Industry Council
Design of Northern Guilford Middle School, Guilford County Schools, High Point, North Carolina & Innovative Design, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

2005 Nation’s Top Exemplary Sustainable Building Award from Sustainable Building Industry Council
Design of Heritage Middle School, Wake County Public School System, Raleigh, North Carolina & Innovative Design, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

2000 Design Honor Award from North Carolina Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects
Design of Fredrick Law Olmsted Parkway & Causeway, North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, North Carolina & O’Brien Atkins & Associates, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

1998 Design Honor Award from American Society of Landscape Architects
Design of Restoration of the Great Lawn and Belvedere Lake in Central Park, Central Park Conservancy, Inc. & Parks & Recreation Department, New York, New York

1998 Best of Site/Landscaping Project from F.W. Dodge New York Construction News
Design of Restoration of the Great Lawn and Belvedere Lake in Central Park, Central Park Conservancy, Inc. & Parks & Recreation Department, New York, New York

1998 Design Excellence Award from North Carolina Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects
Design of North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, North Carolina & O’Brien Atkins & Associates, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Professional Honors

2010 Outstanding Alumnus Award, Department of Soil Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

2009 Distinguished Landscape Architecture Alumnus Award from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

2008 Soil Science Professional Service Award from Soil Science Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin

2007 Fellow Award from American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington, DC

2000 Certification of Meritorious Service from School of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

1998 Wings on Wings, Deans Merit Award from School of Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina