Awards

As a firm, we take pride in our projects and our people. We strive for design excellence and are recognized for social and environmental impact at the national, state, and local levels.


2020
Silver Medal: Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services American Council of Engineering Companies 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards, Southeast Houston Mobility Plan (Infrastructure)
Gold Medal: Special Projects American Council of Engineering Companies 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards, Almeda Road Paving & Drainage Improvements (Infrastructure)
 

2019
Community Impact Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, New Hope Housing Harrisburg More Info
Mixed-Use Landmark Award Finalist Houston Business Journal, New Hope Housing Harrisburg
Educational Facility Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts More Info
Educational Facility Landmark Award Finalist Houston Business Journal, University of Houston Clear Lake STEM Building and Recreation and Wellness Center
Advancing Diversity and Social Change American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Connect Community A Revitalization for Gulfton-Sharpstown More Info
Planning Achievement Award, Best Practice - Silver American Planning Association Texas Chapter, City of Austin Strategic Housing Blueprint Implementation Atlas More Info
Planning Achievement Award, Economic Development Planning - Gold American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Souly Austin, Austin’s Economic Development Planning Initiative More Info
Planning Achievement Award, Grassroots Initiative - Gold American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Little Walnut Creek Sunbelt Master Plan More Info
Planning Achievement Award, Urban Design - Silver American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Westchase District Livable Centers Study More Info
Planning Achievement Award, Urban Design - Silver American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Brush Square Master Plan More Info
 

2018
#37 2018 LSU Top 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses Louisiana State University More Info
Industrial Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, Daikin Texas Technology Park
Special Project Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, The Houston Zoo Elephant Barn and Yard Expansion
Large Projects Development of Distinction Award Urban Land Institute, Houston, Sawyer Yards More Info
Non Profit Development of Distinction Award Urban Land Institute, Houston, House of Tiny Treasures More Info
Education Development of Distinction Award Finalist Urban Land Institute, Houston, Carnegie Vanguard High School More Info
Planning and Analysis Merit Award American Society of Landscape Architects, Texas Chapter, Westchase District Livable Centers
SXSWEdu Learn By Design Award Finalist SXSW EDU Conference & Festival, Houston Community College West Houston Institute
 

2017
Connect Our Great Regions Award Houston-Galveston Area Council, Houston Bike Plan More Info
Design-Realized Merit Award American Society of Landscape Architects, Texas Chapter, MD Anderson Prairie
Parks & Natural Areas Award Houston-Galveston Area Council, MD Anderson Prairie More Info
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award, Keep Houston Beautiful MD Anderson Prairie More Info
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award, Keep Houston Beautiful Streets For People More Info
2017 Design Competition Winners Rice Design Alliance More Info
Planning Award American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Downtown Austin Parking More Info
Current Planning Award American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter, Pittsburgh Vacant Lot Toolkit More Info
Honor Award American Planning Association Excellence in Sustainability, South Central Waterfront Vision Framework More Info
Planning and Analysis Honor Award American Society of Landscape Architects Texas Chapter, South Central Waterfront Vision Framework More Info
 

2016
#85 2016 LSU Top 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses Louisiana State University More Info
Planning Award American Planning Association Central Texas Chapter, South Central Waterfront Vision Framework
Planning Award American Planning Association Texas Chapter, Designing for Impact: A Regional Guide to Low Impact Development More Info
 

2015
40 Under 40 Award Next City Vanguard, Zakcq Lockrem More Info
#9 2015 LSU Top 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses Louisiana State University More Info
Design Award for Architecture Greater than 50,000 SF American Institute of Architects - Houston Chapter, Wildwood Corporate Centre
Parks & Natural Areas Award Houston-Galveston Area Council, Willow Waterhole Public Access Plan More Info
Parks & Natural Areas Award Houston-Galveston Area Council, Mandell Park More Info
Design-Realized Merit Award American Society of Landscape Architects Texas Chapter, Mandell Park
Development of Distinction Award Urban Land Institute, Houston, New Hope Housing Rittenhouse SRO Apartments
 

2014
#52 2014 LSU Top 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses Louisiana State University More Info
Council of Fellows American Society of Landscape Architects, Keiji Asakura More Info
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Gabriela Mistral CEC Garden & Nature Playground More Info
Medical Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, University of Houston Health & Biomedical Science Center
 

2013
Great Places in America: Streets Award American Planning Association, Galveston Livable Communities
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Mandell Park
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Perry Street Apartments
Development of Distinction Award Urban Land Institute Houston, The Houston Food Bank
 

2012
Outstanding Professional Award Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce, Keiji Asakura
 

2011
Bicycle Friendly Business, Bronze Award American League of Bicyclists
Green Projects Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, New Hope Housing Sakowitz SRO Apartments
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, New Hope Housing Sakowitz SRO Apartments
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Piney Point Elementary School Nature Playscape
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Green Medians Beautification Project
Distinguished Member Award American Society of Landscape Architects, Keiji Asakura
 

2010
Planning Category Parks & Natural Areas Award Honorable Mention Houston-Galveston Area Council, Gannoway Park Master Plan
Evergreen Award Greenhouse Category, ECO-STRUCTURE, Virginia Point Residence
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Gardens at 611 Walker
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Collaborative for Children Nature Playscapes
Certificate of Recognition, Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Westpark Tollway Corridor Enhancements
 

2009
President’s Call to Service Award Keiji Asakura
Planning and Analysis National Honor Award American Society of Landscape Architects, City of Houston Urban Corridor Planning Study
National Citation for Outstanding Achievement in the Profession Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, City of Houston Urban Corridor Planning Study
Certificate of Recognition Parks & Natural Areas Award, Houston-Galveston Area Council, St. Catherine’s Montessori School
Development of Distinction Award Urban Land Institute Houston, Canal Street Apartment/New Hope Housing
Good Brick Award Greater Houston Preservation Alliance, Clayton Library Renovation
Design Award American Institute of Architects, Houston, New Horizon Family Center
 

2008
Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Gene Green Beltway 8 Park
 

2007
Effective Partnerships Award American Planning Association Houston Section, Washington-on-Westcott Roundabout
 

2006
Honor Award, Parks and Natural Areas Award Houston-Galveston Area Council, Gene Green Beltway 8 Park More Info
Design Award American Institute of Architects Houston, Canal Street Apartments
Community Impact Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, Canal Street Apartments
Mixed-Use Landmark Award Houston Business Journal, Sugar Land Town Square
 

2005
Distinguished Service Award, Mayor’s Proud Partner Award Keep Houston Beautiful, Keiji Asakura
Certificate of Recognition Mayor’s Proud Partner Award, Keep Houston Beautiful, The Oasis at Genesis Park
 

2004
Design Competition Award Winners Main Street Coalition, Holcombe Square Urban Design Project
Best Community Impact Award Houston Business Journal, Sugar Land Town Square