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Landscape architecture students win five awards at regional conference

Thursday, April 24, 2014

       



MANHATTAN 
Landscape architecture students from Kansas State University were recognized for outstanding contribution to landscape architecture at the American Society of Landscape Architects Central States Conference, April 11, in Omaha.

Students, all in landscape architecture unless otherwise noted, receiving honors included:

Kraig Weber, Manhattan, Honor Award in the planning and analysis category for the group project "Complex Catalysts: Resilient Urbanism for Eastern KCMO." Major professors are Blake Belanger and Howard Hahn, landscape architecture.

Wesley Moore, Newton, Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "The Rain Pocket." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Katie Burke, doctoral student in environmental design and planning, Wamego, Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "The Rain Pocket." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Amanda Kline, Wichita, Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "Prairie Vision: Envisioning a Sustainable Model for Campus Stormwater Management." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Lauren Heermann, Grain Valley, Mo., Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "Prairie Vision: Envisioning a Sustainable Model for Campus Stormwater Management." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Natalie Martell, summer 2013 Master of Landscape Architecture graduate, Lee's Summit, Mo., Honor Award in the design-unbuilt category for "Productive Ground: 21st Century Design Strategies for Fairmont Park. Her major professor is Jessica Canfield, landscape architecture.

Jared Sickmann, Washington, Mo., Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "Prairie Vision: Envisioning a Sustainable Model for Campus Stormwater Management." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Parker Ruskamp, Wisner, Neb., Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "The Rain Pocket." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Taylor Allen, Bartlesville, Okla., Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "The Rain Pocket." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Diane Cochiarra, Coppell, Texas, Honor Award in the planning and analysis category for the group project "Complex Catalysts: Resilient Urbanism for Eastern KCMO." Major professors are Blake Belanger and Howard Hahn, landscape architecture.

Anne Denney, Keller, Texas, May 2013 Master of Landscape Architecture graduate, Merit Award in the planning and analysis category for "Redesigning River des Peres: To Improve, Protect and Maintain." Major professor is Tim Keane, landscape architecture.

Benji Williamson, South Jordan, Utah, Honor Award in the planning and analysis category for the group project "Complex Catalysts: Resilient Urbanism for Eastern KCMO." Major professors are Blake Belanger and Howard Hahn, landscape architecture. Williamson also received a Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project Prairie Vision: Envisioning a Sustainable Model for Campus Stormwater Management." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

Yu "Rebecca" Liu, China, Honor Award in the planning and analysis category for the group project "Complex Catalysts: Resilient Urbanism for Eastern KCMO." Major professors are Blake Belanger and Howard Hahn. Liu also received a Merit Award in the design-unbuilt category for the group project "The Rain Pocket." Major professors are Jessica Canfield and Lee Skabelund, landscape architecture.

The American Society of Landscape Architects Central States region includes eight states and six chapters in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Source

Stephanie Rolley
785-532-5961
srolley@k-state.edu


Website

College of Architecture, Planning & Design

News tip

Manhattan, Newton, Wamego and Wichita, Kan.; Grain Valley, Lee's Summit and Washington, Mo.; Wisner, Neb.; Bartlesville, Okla.; Coppell and Keller, Texas; and South Jordan, Utah.

Written by

Courtney Boman
785-532-2866
cdboman@k-state.edu


At a glance

Kansas State University landscape architecture students received five awards at the recentAmerican Society of Landscape Architects Central States Conference.