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April 25, 2014 / Awards

Awards

2014

NY ASLA Award / Collaborative Design Category, "Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) Coastal Protection Plan"

NY ASLA Award / Unbuilt Category, "Deconstructed Salt Marsh"

Citation of Excellence Award in the Learning by Design Magazine, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2014

Bronze Award of Honor, Society of American Registered Architects NY Chapter, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2014

 

2013

Kate Orff named National Academician

National ASLA Award / Communications Category, "Petrochemical America"

AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture, "Milstein Hall", w/ OMA and KHA Architects

AIA Houston Design Awards, "Blaffer Art Museum", w/ Work AC and Gensler

Judge’s Choice Award, School Planning & Management Magazine’s Education Design Showcase – Sustainability + Innovation, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2013

Combined-Level School Citation Award by American School and University Magazine, “Abraham Joshua Heschel School”, w/ Gruzen Samton, 2013

SCAPE selected to lead U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan’s "Rebuild By Design" Initiative, as one of 10 teams chosen from an international pool of over 140 entrants to explore innovative design responses to Hurricane Sandy

[Competition] Honorable Mention and exhibition selection (one of 6 total winners, 117 entries) "Co-Habitat" for FARROC: Toward a Resilient Far Rockaway, International Competition, w/ LOT-EK

[Competition] Reviving Town Branch, Winner

 

2012

Zumbotel Group Award for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment; honorable mention in the research & initiative category

"Emerging Voices" the Architectural League of New York, 2012 This award spotlights individuals and firms with a distinct design voice that has the potential to influence the discipline of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.

Kate Orff Named United States Artist Fellow

NY ASLA Award / Collaborative Design Category, "East Harlem Community Garden"

NY ASLA Award / Planning, Analysis, Research & Communications Category, "Confluence: Portal to the Point"

[Competition] Portal to the Point, w/ The Living

 

2011

Kate Orff - Named Elle Magazine "Inspirational Woman, The Planet Fixers: 9 for All Mankind", June 2011

[Competition] Kaohsiung Maritime Culture and Popular Music Center, 3rd Prize, w/ Studio Gang Architects

 

2010

Kate Orff - Named AZURE Magazine "Front Runner: 25 Young Designers Leading the Pack"

Kate Orff - Named one of "TED Women: Reshaping the Future"

National ASLA Award / Communications Category, "Safari 7"

 

2009

Art Commission City of New York Award for Excellence, "Zerega Avenue EMS Station", w/ Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architect

[Competition] World Expo 2012 International Design Competition, Winner, w/ SAMOO

[Competition] This is Newark, w/ MTWTF

 

2008

National ASLA Award / Communications Category, "Bird Safe Design Guidelines"

PA Award, Taichung Gateway Park, w/ Stan Allen Architect

 

2007

Kate Orff - Named Dwell Magazine "Design Leader"

Kate Orff - Named One of 50 H&G International "Tastemakers"

NY ASLA Award / Planning and Communications Category, "Bird Safe Building Guidelines"

The Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award, "Coney Island Aquarium Perimeter Vision Design", collaboration w/ Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects

 

2006

Elena Brescia-President’s Leadership Award / NYASLA

Art Commission City of New York Award for Excellence, "Glen Oaks Branch Library", w/ Marble Fairbanks Architects

 

2005

[Competition] Paterson Great Falls Park Competition, Finalist, w/ RLAPC

 

2004

[Competition] Ford Calumet Environmental Center Competition, Winner, w/ Studio Gang Architects

 

2002

Elena Brescia-NYASLA Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions & Accomplishments


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November 9, 2012 / Essays

Essay List

ESSAYS by Kate Orff

"New Energy Landscapes" The Huffington Post, September 28, 2012

"Oyster-tecture" in Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront, edited by Barry Bergdoll, the Museum of Modern Art, 2011

"Cosmopolitan Ecologies" in Gateway: Visions for an Urban National Parks, eds. Kate Orff et al. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2011, 50-73

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November 9, 2012 / Publications by Kate Orff

Publication List

BOOKS

SCAPE: Manual for the Urban Landscape (forthcoming, 2013)

Petrochemical America. New York: Aperture Foundation, 2012.
Essays and drawings by Kate Orff and photographs by Richard Misrach.

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November 9, 2012 / Evening Lectures & Major Public Presentation

Lecture List

Petrochemical America” Kate Orff and Richard Misrach,
The Museum of Modern Art, Fall 2012

Petrochemical America” Evening Lecture,
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Fall 2012

Petrochemical America” Evening Lecture,
University of Texas San Antonio, Fall 2012

 

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November 7, 2012 / Publications by Kate Orff

Petrochemical America: Project Room

Pho­tog­ra­pher Richard Mis­rach and land­scape archi­tect Kate Orff present PETROCHEMICAL AMERICA. It doc­u­ments the indus­tri­al­ized area from Baton Rouge to New Orleans that has expe­ri­enced high inci­dences of can­cer as well as other dis­eases. The pho­tographs and draw­ings on exhi­bi­tion also doc­u­ments the eco­nomic and eco­log­i­cal forces that have shaped this land­scape overtime.



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November 3, 2012 / Newspapers

Oyster-tecture featured in New York Times

PROTECTING THE CITY, BEFORE NEXT TIME
By Alan Feuer
Published: November 3, 2012 / New York Times

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