Awards

2016     St. Louis Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association Outstanding Plan Making Award for the Wellston Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Plan

2015      Winner of the Changing Course International Design Competition, New Orleans, LA

2014     Winner: Selected for Concept Design Proposals: Changing Course International Design Competition, New Orleans, Louisiana

2014     Outstanding Student Project Award (via Washington University in St. Louis) for the West End Neighborhood Sustainability Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2013     St. Louis Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association Outstanding Planning Award for a Project, Program or Tool for The Central West End Form-Based District

2013     Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan for The City of Saint Louis Sustainability Plan, Greenhouse Gas Inventory, and Triple-Bottom Line Climate Action Plan by the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2013     Outstanding Student Project Award (via Washington University in St. Louis) for The Lively City: Lost Angeles - Studying Pedestrian Life in the Worlds’ Most Auto-Centric Metropolis from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2013     Merit Award from the Central States Conference of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the Parkview Gardens Neighborhood Sustainable Development Plan for Planning + Analysis 

2012     Outstanding Plan for the Jamestown Mall Area Plan in St. Louis County, MO from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2012     Outstanding Project, Program, or Tool for the Public Life Survey & Public Realm Analysis from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2012     2nd Place St. Louis At Home 2012 Architect & Designer Awards for the Private Loft at the Chase Residences in the Large Remodel - Greater Than 1,000 Square Feet Category

2012     Tie for 2nd Place St. Louis At Home 2012 Architect & Designer Awards for the Private Loft at the Chase Residences in the Contemporary Interior Design Category

2012     Winner of the Thurman Underpass Design Competition for Blulink (for the Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association, the Botanical Heights Neighborhood Association, and the Garden District Commission in St. Louis)  

2012     St. Louis Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan for the Jamestown Mall Area Plan

2012     Outstanding Planning Award for a Student Project (with Washington University & University City) for the Public Realm & Public Life Research and Proposals from the Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2012     Mayor’s Sustainability Award, The City of St. Louis

2012     Re-Thinking Shanghai 2012: Sustainable Development along Suzhou Creek – 10+ International Design Competition, Honorable Mention, Shanghai, China

2011     The Missouri Attorney General’s Justice Award for Environmental Protection for the Confluence Project, Missouri by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office

2011     Merit Award for Taylor Park in the Unbuilt Landscape Architecture Category from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

2011     Outstanding Plan for Neighborhood Plan for the Downtown Planning Charrettes for Columbia, MO from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2011     Outstanding Out of State Plan by a Missouri Planning Firm for the Village Revitalization Plan for North Omaha, Nebraska from the Missouri Chapter of  the American Planning Association

2010     Outstanding Out-of-State Project Award for Fluvial Cartographies: Tijuana from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2010     Finalist: Framing a Modern Masterpiece: The City . The Arch . The River, St. Louis, MO. Behnisch Competition Team, The Jefferson Memorial Arch Grounds, St. Louis

2009     Laureless Canyon Revitalization Project: San Diego/Tijuana Smart Growth Awards, California Chapter of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)

2009     Merit Award for Taylor Park in the Unbuilt Category from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2009     Smart Growth Awards for the Laureless Canyon Revitalization Project: San Diego/Tijuana from the California Chapter of the Urban Land Institute

2008     Honor Award for Urban Planning for UNOP District 8 Recovery Plan from the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2008     Downtown Now! honored with the National Civic League All-America City Award for the St. Louis Region

2007     St. Louis Metropolitan Section of the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association Outstanding Planning Award for a Community Initiative for the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Project & Program

2006     Downtown Now Action Plan and the Downtown Now! Organization honored with the National Entrepreneurial American Leadership Award by Partners for Livable Communities

2006     Outstanding Comprehensive Planning Award for Old Townsite Downtown Development Plan and Unified Development Code from the Texas Chapter of American Planning Association

2006     Community Award for the Design and Redevelopment of Forest Park from the Masonry Institute of Saint Louis

2006     Distinction in Craftsmanship Merit in Design Award for Emerson Grand Basin, Forest Park from the Masonry Institute of Saint Louis

2005      Planning Award, Certificate of Merit for a Special Community Initiative for the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing, City of St. Louis from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2004     American Institute of Architects National Honor Award for the Confluence Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor, St. Louis, MO

2004     Outstanding Planning Award for a Program for the Implementation of Lafayette Square Neighborhood and Urban Plan, City of St. Louis, from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2004     Outstanding Planning Award for a Program for the Lafayette Park Master Plan, City of St. Louis, from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2004     Honorable Mention Award for Baytown Downtown Master Plan: Area One from the Texas Chapter of American Planning Association

2004     Strategic Planning Award for Baytown Downtown Master Plan: Area One, Houston Chapter of American Planning Association

2004     Craftsmanship Award presented by the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for Grand Basin Improvements in Forest Park

2004     St. Louis Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers for Forest Park Linear Connected Waterway System, Post-Dispatch Lake and Grand Basin

2003     St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Allied Professional Award for Carondelet Park Master Plan, St. Louis, MO

2003     Implementation Award for Chouteau Island Master Plan, Madison, IL from the Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association

2003     Merit Award for the Forest Park Master Plan, St. Louis, MO from the Central States Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2002     American Planning Association Current Topic Award for Planning for Heritage Areas and Sustainable Tourism for The Confluence: A  Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor, St. Louis, MO 

2002     Congress for New Urbanism National Award for Excellence in Regional Planning for the Confluence Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor, St. Louis, MO

2002     Confluence Greenway Master Plan, 1 of 3 projects in the USA selected by the US Secretary of Agriculture for presentation at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, South Africa

2002     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Urban Design Award UD-2 for Lafayette Square Neighborhood Urban Plan, St. Louis, MO

2002     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Construction Products Council Citation Award for Craftsmanship for “Naturalized Stonework in the Park,” St. Louis, MO

2002     St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for “The Riffles at Deer Lake in Forest Park,” St. Louis, MO

2002     Urban Renewal Award for the Forest Park Master Plan in the St. Louis Business Journal

2001     St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award for “The Transformation and Rebirth of Grand Basin”, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

2001     The James M. O’Flynn Award -the Historical Society of STL County in recognition of an outstanding contribution in restoring & preserving one of St. Louis’ most treasured assets, Forest Park

2001     St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for Master Plan - “The Confluence Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor”, St. Louis, MO

2001     The Presidents Award from the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee for Community Service in the endeavor of the Lafayette Square Master Plan, St. Louis, MO

2001     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Award for Unbuilt Project “The Confluence Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor”

2001     The Regional Collaboration Award from the East-West Gateway Coordinating Council for The Confluence Project, St. Louis, MO

2001     Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan for The Confluence Master Plan: A Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor”, St. Louis, MO from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2001     Honor Award for the Lafayette Square Neighborhood-Urban Plan, St. Louis, MO from the Central States Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2001     Merit Award for “The Transformation and Rebirth of Grand Basin”, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO from the Central States Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2000     Outstanding Planning Award for a Program for the Near Southside Design Guidelines, City of St. Louis from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2000     Outstanding Planning Award for a Plan for the St. Louis Downtown Development Action Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

2000     American Planning Association National Outstanding Planning Award for Implementation for the Forest Park Master Plan, St. Louis, MO

2000     American Society of Landscape Architects National Honor Award for Planning for the St. Louis Downtown Development Action Plan

2000     Mayors’ Institute on City Design Program received the Presidential Award for Design Excellence. The Regional Institute was held at Washington University.

1999     Catherine Brown Award for Landscape Urbanism from the Congress for New Urbanism for the Forest Park Master Plan, St. Louis, MO

1999     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Citation for Civic Benefit “The Transformation and Rebirth of Grand Basin”, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

1998     Focus St. Louis Award to Downtown Now! for contribution towards the revitalization of Downtown 

1998     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Merit Award for Unbuilt Project “Pagoda Circle”, Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

1997     Excellence in Planning Award in the Urban Design Category for the Terminal Railroad Trestle Replacement Project from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1997     Excellence in Planning Award in the Neighborhood Planning Category for the Gateway Village Master Plan, Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     Honorable mention for the Forest Park Master Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     Honorable Mention for the River Des Peres Open Space Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     Excellence in Planning Award for the Long Range plan for the Continued Development of Lafayette Square Historic District from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     Honorable mention for the Neighborhood Development Strategies from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     Honorable mention for the Kiel Plaza Triangle Park Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1996     National League of Cities - The James C. Howland Award for Urban Enrichment Honorable Mention for the Forest Park Master Plan

1996     St. Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects Award of Excellence for the Forest Park Master Plan

1996     St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Environmental Design for the Forest Park Master Plan, St. Louis, MO

1995     The Catalyst Award for the Forest Park Master Plan, Confluence, St. Louis, MO

1995     Distinguished Service Award presented by the Mayor of the City of St. Louis

1995     The Hiram W. Leffingwell Award to the Forest Park Master Plan Executive Committee presented by Forest Park Forever

1995     Planning and Design Award - Olde Towne Charrette, City of Fenton, MO

1995     Certificate of Appreciation for educational program “Forest Park for Everyone” in the School Partnership Program of the St. Louis Public Schools

1995     Distinguished Service Award presented by the St. Louis Development Corporation

1994     Award of Appreciation for services rendered to the Society of American Military Engineers

1994     Excellence in Planning Award in the Urban Design Category for the Kingshighway Boulevard Plan from the Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1993     Excellence in Planning Award in the Urban Design Category for the Washington Avenue Loft District Plan, Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1993     Urban Design Award for the Hyde Park Neighborhood Plan, Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1991     Transportation Planning Award for the Regional Transportation Center, Missouri Chapter of the American Planning Association

1990     First place in the Lower Mississippi Delta Urban Design Competition

1990     Honorable Mention in the “Connections” Laclede’s Landing Ideas Competition

1987/89     Fulbright Scholar (John Hoal)

1987     Dulux Color Award for Architecture for “The Cube: a Reservoir Pump Station” South Africa (John Hoal)