MRA Wins Awards for International and Local Projects

MRA Wins Awards for International and Local Projects

The Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects awarded Mahan Rykiel with three awards. The intent of the Annual Maryland ASLA Awards Program is to encourage professional excellence in Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan Area by recognizing significant completed as well as un‐built Landscape Architectural projects. The objective is to bring public attention to the outstanding services of landscape architects by honoring them with professional awards for projects that demonstrate a superior quality of design and execution. 


  • ADA University – Maryland ASLA Traveling Award of Innovative Excellence
  • UMCP Clark Hall – Maryland ASLA Honor Award
  • Rash Field Park Phase I – Maryland ASLA Honor Award

Rash Field Redevelopment

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Mahan Rykiel was selected by the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore to re-imagine Rash Field to be Baltimore’s destination location for a diversity of uses and users from across the demographic spectrum who are interested in health & wellness, arts & culture, local food, and urban nature. Planning for such uses involved a diligent public engagement process that […]

ADA University

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For ADA University's South Campus Master Plan, Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA) focused on alternative ways for the campus to expand and connect to the existing campus core and its surrounding uses. A previously approved planning approach (prior to MRA's work) envisioned two new campus buildings and a plaza space, which were independent from the other […]

A. James Clark Hall

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Defining a new eco-urban district for the University of Maryland, the site design for A. James Clark Hall integrates principles from the fields of engineering and biology to support community and ecosystem health. Through a series of open spaces and pathways, the site affords students, scientists and medical professionals opportunities to come together to develop […]



J. Kenneth Schmidt, Jr. who recently retired from MRA, received the Maryland ASLA Award of Excellence. He gave us 33 years of his dedication and mentorship which we can’t thank him enough for. Congrats Ken, we miss you!



Anthony Dye, Intern
Anthony Dye

During the Maryland ASLA Award Ceremony, it was also announced that Anthony Dye has received the 2022 Student Merit Award from the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Congratulations Anthony!