Our Involvement

Awards

  • AIA National Library Building Award – Laurel Library and Emancipation Park - 2018
  • AIA Maryland Public Building of the Year Award – Laurel Library 2018
  • AIA Potomac Valley Citation Award – Marie Reed Elementary - 2018
  • Potomac ASLA Honor Award for Social Impact – East Capitol Urban Farm - 2017
  • HAND Award – Best Small Affordable Housing Project – Girard Street Apartments – 2017
  • Catholic Business Network: Volunteer of the Year – THEARC - 2017
  • HAND Award – Best Large Affordable Housing Project – Bass Circle Apartments – 2015
  • BUBBA - Best Combination of BMPs in a Series – 3rd Place – The Green at Parkside – 2015
  • DC Water Green Infrastructure Challenge (Stormwater Park System) – 2014
  • DC Water Green Infrastructure Challenge (Symbiotic Streets) – 2014
  • Wintergreen Award for Excellence in Green Building (Ducketts Lane ES) – 2013
  • Virginia Historic Preservation Housing Award (Buckingham Gardens) – 2012
  • Mayor’s Environmental Excellence Award – 2011

RECENT PRESENTATIONS and COLLABORATIONS

  • Penn State University Guest Lecture – October 2018
  • DesignDC 2018: Design for Impact – October 2018
  • Urban Forest for Your Health lecture presentation – November 2017
  • Nature City Forum lecture presentation – November 2017
  • Clean Water Partnership Treating and Teaching event – October 2017
  • District Architecture Center Presentation: East Capitol Urban Farm – August 2017
  • DesignDC 2015: Partnerships for Triple Bottom Line Transformation – Sept 2015
  • USGBC Green Schools Summit - From the Inside Out: A Campus-Wide Approach to Sustainable Design – April 2015 
  • USGBC Sustainable Sites – Lecture presentation – 2014
  • District Architecture Center Lecture: Collaborative Design – 2014
  • DesignDC 2013: Collaboration and Sustainability - 2013
  • AAF Sustainable Cities Design Academy – Resource Teams – 2011-2014
  • Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Panel: Women in Sustainability – 2013

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • UDC CAUSES Department Advisory Board – 2017 – present
  • National Green Infrastructure Certification Program: Exam Writer - 2017
  • Potomac Chapter ASLA Executive Committee – 2013-2016
  • Elizabeth Seton High School – LEAD Board – 2013 - 2016
  • THEARC Amphitheater design - 2017
  • DCBIA Community Improvement Day – Zone Leaders – 2008-2017
  • Co-Chair, DCBIA Community Improvement Day – 2015
  • Beta Members: SmarterDC Sustainability Challenge - 2016
  • STEAM Employers/Mentors
  • ASLA Tour Guide – Landscape Architect’s Guide to DC
  • EPA Campus Rainwater Challenge National Competition: Juror
  • ASLA Student Competitions: Juror (University of Maryland and VirginiaTech)