DESIGNASLA AWARDS HAWAII CHAPTER
CONTENTS: I. GENERAL INFORMATION II. CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS III. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS IV. ENTRY FORM
WAIKIKI BEACH WALK
2009 Hawaii ASLA Award of Excellence Walters, Kimura, Motoda, Inc.
I. GENERAL INFORMATION Professional Award Descriptions 1. Award of Excellence: One award may be awarded in each category, if so determined by a unanimous vote of the jurors. 2. Honor Award: A maximum of one award will be given in each category for the most outstanding projects. 3. Merit Award: Any number of awards may be given in each category to recognize superior professional accomplishment.
Jury Process All submittals will be reviewed by a jury selected by the Awards Committee. The jury will be composed of five to seven members and will be convened to consider entries in all categories and select the winners. Award Committee members will review each submittal in advance for compliance with entry requirements, completeness and anonymity. Submittals not meeting the entry requirements will be rejected.
Eligibility Any individual, firm, agency or academic institution is eligible to enter, as long as one of the project’s primary participants meet one of the following classifications: 1. ASLA Fellow, Full Member or Associate Member. 2. Other ASLA Chapter member and registered landscape architect in Hawaii. 3. Professional’s that have not previously won a HASLA chapter award for the project to be submitted.
Address Entries To ASLA Hawaii Chapter Awards c/o PBR HAWAII 1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650 Honolulu, HI 96813 Phone: 808.521.5631 – Attn: Dionne or Paula
Winning Entrants Receive 1. Award certificates presented in a special ceremony at an Awards Gala on September 14, 2012 at The Pacific Club. 4
2. Press releases sent to local papers.
Waikoloa Performance and Cultural Gardens
2009 Hawaii ASLA Merit Award Helber, Hastert, & Fee
Lihue civic master plan
2009 Hawaii ASLA Planning Award PBR Hawaii & Associates, Inc.
DESIGNASLA AWARDS HAWAII CHAPTER
CATEGORIES: GENERAL DESIGN RESIDENTIAL DESIGN ANALYSIS AND PLANNING RESEARCH OR COMMUNICATIONS
II. CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS Category I â€“ General Design
Recognizes construction of site-specific works of landscape architectural design or urban design. Professional entries in the category must be built. For large incremental projects, at least the first stage must be constructed to be eligible for an award. Typical entries in this category may include: communities and housing; urban design; streetscapes and public spaces; parks and recreational facilities; transportation corridors and facilities; historic preservation; commercial facilities; resorts; institutions and campus design; historic preservation and restoration; reclamation and conservation; landscape art and earth sculpture; and interior landscapes. Main Criteria For Judging General Design: 1. Quality of design and execution; 2. Design context; 3. Functionalism; 4. Environmental sensitivity and sustainability; 5. Design value to the client and other designers; 6. Relevance to the profession, the public and the environment.
Category II â€“ Residential Design
Recognizes site-specific works of landscape architecture for residential use. Professional entries in this category must be built. Typical entries include: single or multi-family residential projects; activity areas for cooking, entertaining, recreation, or relaxation; sustainable landscape applications; new construction or renovation projects; historic preservation, rehabilitation, or restoration; affordable landscape concepts and innovations; small site development; private gardens; rooftop gardens; and more. Main Criteria For Judging Residential Design: 1. Quality of design and execution; 2. Design context; 3. Functionalism; 4. Environmental sensitivity and sustainability; 5. Design value to the client and other designers; 6. Relevance to the profession, the public and the environment.
Category III â€“ Analysis and Planning
Recognizes the wide variety of professional activities that lead to, guide or evaluate landscape architecture. Typical entries include: urban, suburban, rural, or regional planning efforts; development guidelines; transportation planning, town planning, or campus planning; plans for recovery or reclamation of brownfield sites; environmental planning in relation to legislative or policy initiatives or regulatory controls; cultural resource reports; cultural and natural resources protection, conservation, or historic preservation planning; and more. Main Criteria For Judging Analysis and Planning: 1. Quality of analysis and planning; 2. Functionalism; 3. Context;
Main Criteria For Judging Analysis and Planning continued: 4. Environmental sensitivity and sustainability; 5. Effective use, presentation or programming of landscape architectural techniques; 6. Likelihood of successful implementation; 7. Opportunities for landscape architecture to have a significant impact on the environment or environmental decision making; 8. Value to the client, the public, and other designers; 9. Overall relevance to landscape architecture, the public and the environment.
Category IV - Research or Communications Research: Recognizes research that identifies and investigates challenges posed in landscape architecture, providing results that advance the body of knowledge for the profession. Entries in this category should show the use of directed inquiry comprising of the following: 1. Problem Statement: Identification of the problem to be researched; 2. Issues: Statements identifying possible relationships to be investigates; 3. Procedure: Method of inquiry used; 4. Results: Report of results of the research, which may include analysis (statistical or other); 5. Conclusions: Researcherâ€™s findings concerning significance of the results, their comparability with past research, their applicability to landscape architecture and the need for new or further research. Main Criteria For Judging Research: 1. The clarity and adequacy of the five steps; 2. The workâ€™s overall significance and relevance to the profession; 3. Quality of presentation.
Recognizes achievements in communicating landscape architecture works, techniques, technologies, history, or theory, and the lesson value to an intended audience. This category includes published or written documents, multimedia or electronic communications. Typical entries in this category may include: books, articles, videos, CDs and audio recordings on landscape architectural projects, history, art or technology; educational material intended for the non-technical consumer; material that increases the awareness of landscape architectural design, environmental or conservation issues. Main Criteria For Judging Communication: 1. Quality of content and presentation; 2. Effectiveness of message presentation; 3. Usefulness to the intended reader or viewer; 4. Overall significance and relevance to the profession, the public or the environment.
III. SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS All materials shall be submitted in an entrant-provided 3-ring binder. Contents of the binder shall be arranged in the order described below:
1. Sealed Envelope
Secure a sealed envelope to the inside front cover of the binder, containing a typewritten list of all the names and roles of each participant who should be recognized in publication of the award. Include the project title, the entrant name, address and daytime telephone number. This is the only location where the entrant should be identified in the submission.
2. Project Fact Sheet
Submit two (2) copies of a maximum of two (2) one-sided 8.5” x 11” Fact Sheet (prepared by entrant), which clearly states the following: • Entry Category • Project Name • Project Location, if applicable • Project Purpose: List requirements, scope, philosophy, and intent • Role of the landscape architect/entrant vs. the role of other participants, including owner/client and collaborators (keep anonymous) • Significance: Briefly describe the project’s effect on public perception of the profession. • Judging Criteria: Explain how the project meets the judging criteria for the category.
3. Drawings And Photographs
• Submit at least five (5), but no more than fifteen (15) total drawings and/or photographs, in both hard copy and on CD-ROM (see details below). • Drawings such as site plans must include a graphic scale. The hard copies for the Entry Binder may be as large as 11” x 17” (folded to 8.5” x 11”). Oversized drawings will be discarded without consideration. • Hard copy photographs must be a minimum of 5” x 7” in size and no larger than 8.5” x 11”. • Hard copy photographs and/or drawings should be labeled on the back of each image. Place the number in the lower right hand corner. Arrange the images in the Entry Binder in numerical and sequential order.
• Digital Images (rather than slides). Please submit identical copies of the drawings and photographs included in the Entry Binder on a PC-compatible CD-ROM. The images must be stored in JPEG format and the dimensions should be 1024 pixels x 768 pixels, at a minimum of 300ppi (pixels per inch). Please insert the CD-ROM jewel case in the front pocket of your Entry Binder. Please label the CD and number each image to correspond with its hard copy and Description (see #4).
4. Drawing And Photograph Descriptions
• On a separate one-page typed sheet, please provide one or two sentences describing each drawing and/or photograph. Provide two (2) copies.
5. Category Specific Requirements • Category III - Analysis and Planning • Category IV - Research and Communications May include items that do not fit into the Entry Binder. Please submit one (1) copy of the analysis and planning, research, or communications item with your submittal. Please conceal the identity of the author, producer, project managers, etc. in the Entry Binder and supporting materials. • Category IV - Research and Communications Please submit at least five (5), but no more than ten (10) total drawings and/or photographs, in both hard copy and on CD ROM (see details above) to illustrate your presentation.
• Please Submit High Quality Images And Photographs. This will significantly improve your ability to communicate with the jury, as well as with the media. The electronic version of the project images will be used in reviewing the project with the jury, so please label the images so that the image descriptions can easily be related to the descriptive text provided. • Entrants are responsible for securing written authorization from the client(s) allowing the entry to be submitted, judged and published if given an award. Do Not send the authorization with your entry; keep it for your records. ASLA/Hawaii Chapter will assume that authorization has been obtained and will assume no responsibility for any problems that result from the failure to obtain this release. • Entrants are responsible for clearing photographs with photographers for publication and reproduction by ASLA/Hawaii Chapter. ASLA/Hawaii Chapter will not assume responsibility for any copyrights or photographic fees. • Notification: A letter will be sent to all entrants by mail of the results. • Professional Awards Banquet: The ceremony is planned for the presentation of the awards. You will be notified of the details as soon as they are confirmed. • Please ensure that the submittals are received by 4:00 pm HST on June 7, 2012 at the following location NO EXCEPTIONS: ASLA Hawaii Chapter Awards c/o PBR HAWAII 1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650 Honolulu, HI 96813 Phone: 808.521.5631 – Attn: Dionne or Paula 11
IV. ENTRY FORM Check One Entry Category ____Category I â€“ General Design ____Category II â€“ Residential Design ____Category III - Planning and Analysis ____Category IV - Research and Communications
Check One Classification
____ASLA Hawaii Chapter Fellow, Member or Associate (Fee $200.00 per Project Submittal)
Registration #_______________ ____Other ASLA Chapter member and registered Hawaii landscape architect (Fee $300.00 Per Project Submittal)
Complete the Following
____Organize entry in a 3-ring Binder. Ensure anonymity (no identification of landscape architect or firm) on all materials except the Entry Form. ____Complete the Entry Form in full. Print Form. Clip Entry Form (2 copies) and Entry Fee to the front of Entry Binder. Submit a separate check for each entry, payable to ASLA Hawaii Chapter. ____Insert the CD-ROM jewel case in the pocket on the inside front cover of your Binder. ____Attach a sealed envelope to the inside front cover of the Entry Binder. The envelope should contain a typewritten list of all the names of participants on the project who should be recognized in publication of the award, the project title, entrant name, address and daytime phone number. Do Not put the Entry Form or check in this envelope. ____Insert Fact Sheets (2 copies), hard copies of drawings and/or photographs into plastic sheet protectors. Submit oversize items separately (Categories II and III only). Do not submit any materials that are not specifically requested.
____Deadline for receipt of entries at ASLA Hawaii Chapter is Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. HST, NO EXCEPTIONS! The address can be found in section I & section III of this packet.
Entrant must have had primary involvement in the project, will serve as the main contact, and will receive and disseminate all correspondence for the project. First Name, Last Name _____________________________________________ Street Address ____________________________________________________ City, State, Zip ____________________________________________________ Telephone ________________________ Facsimile ________________________ Email ____________________________
Project Name _____________________________________________________ Project Location (if applicable) ________________________________________ Project Participants and Roles ________________________________________ ________________________________________ _______________________________________ _ Client Name ______________________________________________________ Client Firm/Company _______________________________________________ Client Street Address _______________________________________________ Client City,State,Zip Code ___________________________________________ Client Telephone _____________________ Client Facsimile ______________________
Method of Payment
My check payable to ASLA Hawaii Chapter is enclosed (U.S. Dollars only) Check Number _________________________________________________ I certify that as an entrant, I had primary involvement in the project entered. I have read the information regarding the ASLA/Hawaii Chapter Professional Awards Program and agree to all of the terms of entry. The submitted project was done in compliance with all licensure laws, rules and regulations of the state in which the project is located. I agree to secure publication rights to all photographs and/or drawings and to secure permission for ASLA/Hawaii Chapter to publish these images in all media options in the event this submission wins an award. I understand that all winning materials will be retained and become the property of ASLA/Hawaii Chapter. Special written request for the return of submittal materials will be accepted until September 4, 2012. If the submission wins, I agree to supply further information and graphic material as requested by ASLA/Hawaii Chapter. I also agree that if this submission wins, I or an appointed representative will be present to receive the award at the Professional Awards Ceremony. In the event that no representative can be present, I understand that the award will only receive written recognition during the award ceremony. Entrants are responsible for securing written authorization from the client(s) to allow the entry to be submitted, judged and published if given an award. ASLA/Hawaii Chapter will assume no responsibility for any problems that result from the failure to obtain this release. I, the entrant, have no objection to the submission, judging, or publication of this material.
Entrant Name ____________________________________________________ Entrant Signature __________________________________Date___________ Position ____________________________________
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