College of Architecture and Planning

Student Team Wins Historic American Landscapes Survey Award

A Ball State team of faculty and students was awarded second place in the 2011 Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) Challenge: Landscapes of Diversity. The Ball State Team, populated mainly by students of the Department of Landscape Architecture, was the only student winning team in competition with professionals holding outstanding credentials.  The award winners will be recognized at the HALS Meeting in the American Society of Landscape Architects Conference in San Diego on October 31st. The documentation produced by the students will be entered into the Library of Congress.

The Ball State team documented historic Bush Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Students
Austin Blomeke, Landscape Architecture
Benjamin Doane, Landscape Architecture
Brian Grover, Landscape Architecture
Eric James, Landscape Architecture
Ashley Williams, Landscape Architecture
Ethan Coverstone, Architecture
Kyle J. Boot, Historic Preservation

Advisors
Christopher Baas, Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture
Geralyn M. Strecker, Assistant Professor, Department of English