KSU landscape architecture students win awards

By The Mercury

Landscape architecture students from Kansas State University were recognized for outstanding contributions 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.-









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