Recognition


2019

Grand River Corridor River Vision Implementation Plan and River Trail Design Guidelines, Grand Rapids, MI - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Analysis & Planning

The River Mile, Denver, CO - AIA Colorado, Design Award of Distinction

Source Hotel & Market Hall, Denver, CO – National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Innovative Project of the Year

University of Colorado Denver Lola and Rob Salazar Wellness Center, Denver, CO – ENR Mountain States Best Projects Sports/Entertainment Merit 

2018

Flight Building, Denver, CO - AIA Colorado Award of Merit & Notable in Denver 

Shoemaker Plaza Reconstruction at Confluence Park, Denver, CO
     – Downtown Denver Partnership, Downtown Denver Award
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design

STEAM on the Platte, Denver, CO – Denver Mayor’s Design Awards

Zeppelin Station, Denver, CO - AIA Colorado Award of Merit & Notable in Denver 

2017

Tivoli Quadrangle - Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC), Denver, CO
     – Colorado National Society of Professional Engineers, Project of the Year
     – Downtown Denver Partnership, Downtown Denver Award
     – Denver Mayor’s Design Awards

Terraza del Sol, Denver, CO – Denver Mayor’s Design Awards

2016

Boneyard Creek Improvements Project, Urbana, IL - American Public Works Association (APWA) Illinois Chapter, Project Award for Environment ($5-25 Million) Category

Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park, Milwaukee, WI - Waterfront Center, Honor Award

Tivoli Quadrangle - Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC), Denver, CO - Combination of Hardscape Products - Commercial more than 20,000 s.f., Honorable Mention Award

2015

Aria Denver Apartments, Denver, CO - Urban Land Institute Colorado, Impact Awards - Award for Infill

Blue River Walkway, Breckenridge, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Landmark Design - President's Award for Excellence

Boneyard Creek Improvements Project, Urbana, IL  - Preservation and Conservation Association of Champagne County, Heritage Award

Shop Creek, Aurora, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Landmark Design - Honor Award and Land Stewardship Designation

2014

Kittredge West & Kittredge Central Residence Halls, CU Boulder Campus - Engineering News Record-Mountain States, Award for Best Project - Higher Education/Research

2013

Great River Passage, Saint Paul, MN
     – Waterfront Center Merit Award for Planning
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Planning

Mariposa Redevelopment Plan, Denver, CO - Congress for The New Urbanism, Charter Awards, Honorable Mention for Neighborhood, Street, & Corridor

Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center, Cheyenne, WY
     – Engineering News Record-Mountain States, Merit Award - Green Project
     – AIA Denver Design and Honor Awards, Honor Award for Built Architecture

Steamboat Promenade & Burgess Creek Restoration, Steamboat Springs, CO - Urban Land Institute Colorado, Impact Awards, Finalist for Innovation

Three Bridges Park (Menomonee Airline Yards), Milwaukee, WI - WTS Wisconsin Recognition Award, Project of the Year

2012

Denver Housing Authority – Mariposa District - Denver, CO - National Award for Smart Growth Achievement, Award for Equitable Development

Lowry Redevelopment Park and Open Space System American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Design

Parkfield Lake and Regional Park, Denver, CO American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design

Steamboat Promenade & Burgess Creek Restoration, Steamboat Springs, CO
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design and People’s Choice Award
     – Engineering News Record-Mountain States, Award for Best Project - Landscape/Hardscape/Urban Development

2011

Santa Fe SW Park Master Plan - Santa Fe, NM - American Society of Landscape Architects New Mexico Chapter, Merit Award

Steamboat Urban Renewal Authority – Promenade & Burgess Creek Daylighting, Steamboat Springs, CO - American Public Works Association Colorado Chapter, Award for Excellence in Engineering-Construction Management

Woodland Reserve Greenway Master Plan, Ankeny, IA - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Land Stewardship Award & Merit Award for Design

2010

Aspen Urban Runoff Management Plan (Stormwater Manual), Aspen, CO - American Public Works Association Colorado Chapter, Award for Excellence in Public Works Administration

Casa Chiara, Denver, CO - Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, 1st Place in Residential Design 

Littles Creek Drainage Improvements, Littleton, CO - American Public Works Association Colorado Chapter, Award for Excellence in Drainage and Flood Control

Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park; Hank Aaron State Trail, Milwaukee, WI - American Trails Organization, Trail Advocacy Award

2009

Belvoir Ranch Master Plan, Cheyenne, WY - Western Planner Awards, Plan of the Year

Houston’s Restaurant (as part of design team with Frederick Fisher and Partners Architects), Denver, CO - American Institute of Architects-Los Angeles, “Best Restaurant Design” Award

Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan, Los Angeles, CA
     – American Society of Landscape Architects, National Honor Award for Analysis & Planning
     – American Society of Landscape Architects, Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design

Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park, Milwaukee, WI
     – USEPA Conference, New Orleans, “People’s Choice” Award for Brownfield Redevelopment
     – USEPA Region 5, Phoenix Award for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment 
     – Brownfield Renewal Magazine, Grand Prize for Environmental Remediation

Steamboat Base Area Redevelopment – Traffic Roundabouts, Steamboat Spring, CO - American Council of Engineering Companies, Merit Award Engineering Excellence

TAXI 2 Mixed-use Redevelopment, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Land Stewardship Award for Design & Merit Award for Design

Washoe Open Space and Natural Resources Master Plan, Washoe County, NV - The Trust for Public Land, County Leadership Conservation Award

2008

Boneyard Creek Master Plan, Urbana, IL - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design

TAXI 2 Redevelopment, Denver, CO - American Institute of Architects, Denver Council, Honor Award for Design,

2007

Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan, Los Angeles, CA
     – American Institute of Architects, Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design
     – American Society of Landscape Architects California Chapter, President’s Award of Excellence for Planning and Urban Design
     – American Society of Landscape Architects California Chapter, Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, President’s Award of Excellence for Planning and Urban Design
     – Waterfront Center, Project Honor Award in Long Range Plans

Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park, Milwaukee, WI
     – Mayor’s Urban Design Awards, Winner
     – Wisconsin Builder Awards, “Top Projects of 2007”
     – American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Wisconsin Engineering Excellence Awards, “Best in State” in Environmental

Prairie Trail Stormwater Guidelines, Ankeny, IA
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Planning and Urban Design
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Land Stewardship Award for Planning and Urban Design

TAXI 2 Redevelopment, Denver, CO - Mayor’s Design Awards, Design Excellence for “Density by Design”

2006

Aurora Signature Park, Aurora, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design

Clear Creek Canyon Trail Feasibility Study, Jefferson County, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Planning and Urban Design

Menomonee River Valley Redevelopment, Milwaukee, WI - Sierra Club nomination; One of 10 “Best New Development Projects”

Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, Pueblo, CO - American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Built Architecture

2005

Barbara Davis Center of Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Fitzsimons, Aurora, CO
     – American Institute of Architects Denver Chapter, Honor Award for Design
     – Colorado Construction, Gold Hard Hat Award  

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Denver, CO - American Institute of Architects Denver Chapter, Citation Award

Denver Parks, Game Plan, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects (Colorado Chapter), Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design

Elitch Gardens Redevelopment (Highlands Garden Village) Design Guidelines, Wheat Ridge, CO - Environmental Protection Agency, Overall Excellence in Smart Growth

Lowry Redevelopment Parks and Open Space Master Plan, Denver, CO – American Society of Landscape Architects (Colorado Chapter), Merit Award for Planning and Urban Design

2003

Aurora Sports Park, Aurora, CO
     – Recreation Management Innovative Architecture & Design Awards, Honor Award for Design
     – American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region, Honor Award for Design

Dry Creek Trail, Denver, CO - United States National Recreation Trail Designation

Menomonee River Valley, Milwaukee, WI - American Society of Landscape Architects, Merit Award for Analysis and Planning

Tallyn's Reach Municipal Services Campus, Aurora, CO - Colorado Construction, Gold Hard Hat Award

Westminster Promenade Terrace, Westminster, CO
     – Public Works & Special Improvements Districts, Merit Award, Landscape Construction
     – Associated Landscape Contractors of America, Environmental Improvement Distinction Award

2002

Menomonee River Valley, Milwaukee, WI
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Design and Land Stewardship Award
     – National Design Competition

Pena Boulevard, Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado - Pena Boulevard Landscape Design Competition

REI Flagship Store, Denver, CO
     – Associated Landscape Contractors of America, Environmental Improvement Grand Award
     – Urban Land Institute, Excellence in Small-Scale Rehabilitation

2001

Boulder County Recycling Center, Boulder, CO - Colorado Renewable Energy Society, Excellent Use of Renewable Energy in Buildings

Northside Park, Denver, CO
     – American Society of Landscape Architects, Merit Award for Design
     – EPA Region 8, Phoenix Award for Excellence in Brownfields Redevelopment

REI Flagship Store, Denver, CO
     – Downtown Denver Award
     – AIA/COTE, Top Ten Green Projects
     – National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Preservation Honor Award,

Willow Creek, Arapahoe County, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Land Stewardship Award

2000

Brooklyn Park Town Redevelopment, Minneapolis, MN - League of Minnesota Cities, City Achievement Award

1999

Downtown Creekfront, Denver, CO - The Waterfront Center, Honor Award for Design

Northside Park, Denver, CO
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Land Stewardship Award

St. Vrain River Greenway, Longmont, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Design

Willow Creek, Arapahoe County, CO - Colorado Association of Flood Plain Managers, Honor Award for Design

1998

Wenk Associates Offices - Stormwater Gardens, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects, Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design and Landscape Stewardship Award

1997

Blue River Walkway, Breckenridge, CO - The Waterfront Center, Honor Award for Design

1996

Blue River Walkway, Breckenridge, CO - Snow Country Magazine, Community Planning Award, National Ski Area Design Awards

Stapleton Redevelopment Plan, Denver, CO
     – American Planning Association, Outstanding Planning Award for Comprehensive Planning in a Large Jurisdiction
     – Colorado Association of Stormwater and Floodplain Engineers, Honor Award for Outstanding Achievement

1995

Blue River Walkway, Breckenridge, CO - American Consulting Engineers Council of Colorado, Engineering Excellence Honor Award

Shop Creek Stream Restoration, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects, Merit Award for Design

1994

Downtown Creekfront, Denver, CO
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design
     – Colorado Association of Stormwater & Floodplain Managers, Merit for Outstanding Achievement
          in the Field of Flood Control / Flood Hazard Mitigation

1993

Civic Center Park, Denver, CO
     – Colorado Preservation, Inc., Statewide Honor Award
     – Historic Denver, Community Preservation Award
     – Orchids & Onions - People’s Design Awards, Orchid for Historic Restoration / Rehabilitation

Downtown Creekfront, Denver, CO
     – Downtown Denver, Inc., Downtown Denver Urban Development Award
     – Downtown Denver, Inc., Downtown Denver Urban Development Award
     – Orchids & Onions - People’s Design Awards, Orchid for Urban Stream Improvements

Shop Creek, Denver, CO
     – Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Grand Award
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, President’s Award for Design Excellence
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design

Speer Boulevard Gateway, Denver, CO - American Concrete Institute Rocky Mountain Chapter, Award for Excellence

“Stormwater as a Resource: Suburban Areas in Semi Arid Environments” - Principles for the Management and Use of Urban Stormwater Article - Progressive Architecture Magazine Design Competition Winner, October

1990

Cherry Creek Park, Denver, CO - Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Grand Award – Special Improvements

Shop Creek, Denver, CO
     – Consulting Engineer Council of Colorado, Engineering Excellence Award
     – American Consulting Engineers Council, Honor Award for Design

1989

The Citadel, Denver, CO - Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Merit Award for Design

Olympic Park, Denver, CO
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design 
     – American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design

1988

Horseshoe Park, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Merit Award for Design

1985

Spring Creek/Park Meadows Park, Denver, CO - American Concrete Institute, Award of Excellence – Innovative Use of Concrete

1976

McClusky Canal, Denver, CO - American Society of Landscape Architects Colorado Chapter, Honor Award for Design