2009 ASLA Professional General Design Awards / Giải thưởng ASLA 2009 General Design Awards

The Buffalo Bayou Promenade connected Houston’s downtown core to the river park to the west under and through a neglected and near impossible mess of freeways and bridges, adding 23 acres of parkland to Houston’s inner city. The landscape architect’s early visioning and then implementation converted a trash-soaked eyesore — intimidating to pedestrians and detrimental to flood control efforts — into 3,000 linear feet of urban park that provides a prominent gateway to downtown Houston.