MASTER OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY THE OHIO CHAPTER ASLA; Kent State News; September 3, 2020
We are proud to announce that two of our Master of Landscape Architecture students have been recognized by the Ohio Chapter ASLA. The two faculty nominated students presented to a Zoom Jury in April to three ASLA professionals. They will be recognized at the Ohio ASLA Annual Meeting and Gala that will be held (tentatively) in October.
Maci Nelson (MLA20), was awarded the Ohio ASLA Student Honor Award, Jury comment “background led to her passions in design of accessibility, communication, multimedia representation, culture, and community. Her projects represented, design integrity and intent of inclusion beyond just regulations. Clear communication and understanding of detail from detail level to master planning with a successful effect.“ Maci Nelson’s spring 2020 studio 06 advanced vertical studio project titled ‘(Re)Forest City: Canopy infill for climate justice in Cleveland’ examines a canopy infill strategy through the use of floriculture and silviculture industries to stabilize the local economy and mitigate UHI impacts on the Kirtland Park Neighborhood. Taught by Professor Marshall.
Nicole Trapp (MLA21), was awarded the Ohio ASLA Student Honor Award, Jury comment “Clear and attractive graphics and diagrams. Great research behind projects and implementing solutions into the design, using that research. Nicole Trapp’s spring 2020 studio 04 advanced vertical studio project titled ‘Waterworks & Carbon Forests’ examines a green(er) infrastructure system for the City of Cleveland, by Nicole Trapp MLA2021’ Studio 04 The advanced vertical studio “City of Cleveland Design Strategies” taught by Professor Marshall.