The American Society for Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced that Jennifer Guthrie and Shannon Nichol have both been elevated to the ASLA Council of Fellows. The investiture ceremony will take place during the Annual Meeting and EXPO in Denver on 23 November 2014. Jennifer and Shannon founded Gustafson Guthrie Nichol together in 1999 with Kathryn Gustafson, and they are known for their collaborative approach to design.
The ASLA announcement noted that Jennifer and Shannon each received their nominations for Works from the Washington Chapter. The announcement stated that Jennifer’s ‘distinguished portfolio of projects and strong leadership skills have built and sustained one of the world’s leading design firms, produced some of the most influential landscape works of the new century, and shaped how emerging professionals approach landscape architecture’.
It continued that Shannon’s ‘mastery of the art, stewardship, and social responsibility of design practice has enriched and recharged communities, advanced understanding among municipalities and allied professionals, and consistently motivated design professionals to push boundaries’.
Thirty-two landscape architects were included in the announcement. Click here for the full list of architects.