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MD ASLA Recognizes Projects Spanning 5 Sectors

Mahan Rykiel Wins 5 MD ASLA Awards

Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States.

This year Mahan Rykiel is the proud recipient of 5 awards, including Maryland ASLA’s Traveling Award of Innovative Excellence (The Pink Flamingo) for the Ellicott City Watershed Master Plan. The Traveling Award is a “prestigious award for a project that uniquely reflects and solves the most current issues in landscape architecture through innovative design excellence.”

The Maryland Chapter of the ASLA  represents more than 335 members within Maryland. Landscape architects lead the planning, design, and stewardship of healthy, equitable, safe, and resilient environments. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship.

 

This years awarded projects include:

  • Traveling Award of Innovative Excellence (Planning & Analysis): Ellicott City Watershed Master Plan – Ellicott City, MD
  • Honor Award (General Design): The Collection – Chevy Chase, MD
  • Honor Award (Institutional): Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building, Universities at Shady Grove – Rockville, MD
  • Honor Award (Communications): Mid-Atlantic Native Meadows Guide – Mid Atlantic
  • Merit Award (Unbuilt Design): Bennett’s Village Inclusive Playground – Charlottesville, VA

Below you will find deep dives into our winning projects.

Mid Atlantic Meadow Guide Communication

Mid-Atlantic Native Meadow Guide

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On July 30, 2016, Ellicott City experienced devastating flooding when nearly six inches of rain fell in less than two hours. This flash flood claimed two lives, significantly damaged dozens of businesses, and displaced many residents. While Ellicott City has experienced many flood events through its 250-year history, the destruction caused by the 2016 flood […]

Ellicott City Watershed Master Plan

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On July 30, 2016, Ellicott City experienced devastating flooding when nearly six inches of rain fell in less than two hours. This flash flood claimed two lives, significantly damaged dozens of businesses, and displaced many residents. While Ellicott City has experienced many flood events through its 250-year history, the destruction caused by the 2016 flood […]

Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building Universities at Shady Grove

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Mahan Rykiel Associates is working with the architecture team to develop the site design for a challenging “non-site” on the hillside between the upper and lower campuses at the University of Pittsburgh. The project includes a 600-bed new student housing high rise building over a new garage on a steep hillside that drops more than […]

Bennett’s Village

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Bennett’s Village explores the richness of landscape through the lens of humanity’s full range of formal AND functional diversity.

The Collection

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Mahan Rykiel is working with the Chevy Chase Land Company and Streetsense on a rebranding and repositioning of The Collection, a high-end boutique retail center located in Chevy Chase, Maryland.