Michael Overby & Emma Fuller
New York, NY
Jeffrey Gordon Smith, Landscape Architecture
Los Osos, CA
Danielle Cegelski, Paul Morabito, Eric Silva, Bradley Sunnarbog
AWARDS OF DISTINCTION (Numerical order)
Ginseng Chicken Architecture P.C.
New York, NY
Jeeyong An, AIA, Sang Hwa Lee, Younjin Park
UZAWA Lab, University of Tsukuba
Takashi Uzawa, Tomonori, Artia, Yu Azuma, Tsuyako Gushi, Suguru Koike,
Aya Masudome, Mitsuzaki Ryuta, Tsumura Hideki, Toshiya Yoshida
Roberto Rovira, Jeff Burris, & Edgar Albandoz
Coral Gables, FL
HONORABLE MENTIONS (Numerical order)
René Davids, FAIA, & Eleanor Pries
Woranol Sattayavinij, Wilson Wang
Reuniting Gondwana, Judy Venonsky &Yadiel Rivera-Diaz
|Category||Project Competition / Competition Result|
|Type||International, Project, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous|
|RegDeadline||31 August 2009 GoogleCal iCal|
|11 September 2009 GoogleCal|
|Eligibility||All landscape architects, architects, artists, urban designers, educators, students and others interested in gardens and public art issues.|
- To provide visitors to the Garden with an understanding of:
# The concept of plate tectonics as related to Gondwana, and the corresponding concepts of plant migration, distribution and speciation.
# The role of geology, climate and other environmental factors, as presented in the nearby Ancient Plant Garden.
# The concept of convergent evolution, as evidenced by the other plant collections of the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
- To introduce and present context to the adjacent Southern Hemisphere horticultural collections.
- To provide a stopping point for the visitor inviting further exploration of the Botanical Garden.
- To provide a design solution that incorporates a landscape architectural concept, hardscape (e.g. pathways, seating areas, and walls), planting, educational and interpretive signage, and a focal feature (e.g. sculpture, water feature, etc.).
- To provide planting that supports the educational goals of Gondwana Circle and that is representational of a significant Southern Hemisphere horticultural collection.
- To provide a design solution whose scale is sensitive to the surrounding gardens in terms of height and massing.
- To provide a design solution that is compatible with the surrounding gardens and promotes sustainable, ecological horticultural practices.
- To provide a design that creates a high-quality visual landmark for the Botanical Garden.
Jennifer Bowles (Trustee, SF Botanical Garden Society)
Topher Delaney (Environmental Artist, Landscape Designer)
Jean DeMouthe (Geologist, Calif. Academy of Sciences)
Mary Margaret Jones (Landscape Architect, President, Hargreaves Associates)
Paul Licht (Director, UC Berkeley Botanical Garden)
Patricia J. D. Raven (Horticulturalist, Journalist, Photographer)
Peter Raven (President, Missouri Botanical Garden)
Sandra Robins (Educator, San Francisco Exploratorium)
Zahid Sardar (San Francisco Author, Landscape Design Critic)
$15,000 total + Design commission
one 24" x 36" sheet
Announce Winner: Late October
San Francisco Botanical Garden