AWARDS

Over the years, OCBA has earned dozens of national and state awards in recognition of our planning and design excellence. Several of our projects have also been featured in publications and reports. The following are just a few of our projects that have been recognized by professional associations and non-profits active in the planning and design fields.

Outstanding Firm of the Year Award, 2006
Michigan Chapter of the
Society of Landscape Architects (MASLA)

Millennium Park Recreation Core
Kent County, Michigan

President’s Plaque 2010
Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc.

Honor Award, 2005
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Design Award, 2005
Michigan Recreation and Parks Association

Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award, 2004
The Waterfront Center

Promoting Active Communities Award, 2003
Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports and Health

Bronson Methodist Hospital South Campus Site Development
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Project Team Vista Award, 2003
American Society for Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) Of the American Hospitals Association

Merit Award, 2001
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Design and Construction Award, 2001
Engineering Society of Detroit

Honor Award, 2001
Boston Society of Architects

Portage Creek Bicentennial Park
Portage, Michigan

Medallion Award, 1999
American Society of Landscape Architects

Facility Design Award, 1994
Michigan Recreation & Park Association

Special Recognition Award, 1993
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Innovative Park Resources Award, 1993
Michigan Recreation and Parks for the Celery Flats Interpretive Center

Western Michigan University Business and Technology Research Park
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Honor Award, 2003
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Public Works Project of the Year, 2001
Southwest Michigan Branch of the American Public Works Association

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
Barry County, Michigan

Honor Award, 2001
American Institute of Architects,
Southwest Michigan Chapter


Michigan State University New Track & Field Facility
East Lansing, Michigan

Running Track Facility of the Year, 2003
U.S. Tennis Court and Track Builders Association, Inc.


Allegan Riverfront Development
Allegan, Michigan

Merit Award, 1988
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award, 1988
Waterfront Center

Battle Creek Linear Park
Battle Creek, Michigan

Medallion Award, 1999
American Society of Landscape Architects

Merit Award, 1989
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Excellence on the Waterfront Honor Award, 1988
The Waterfront Center

Five Senses Garden
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Governor’s Award for Excellence in Design

Merit Award
American Association of Nurserymen

National Award
American Association of School Administrators


Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center
Augusta, Michigan

Honor Award, 2000
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Honor Award, 1996
American Institute of Architects Southwest Michigan Chapter

St. Gregory’s Abbey Comprehensive Use Plan
Three Rivers, Michigan

Merit Award, 1989
Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects


Plaster Creek Trail
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Phase I Design Award, 2000
Michigan Recreation & Park Association