MRA Wins Multiple 2023 Maryland ASLA Awards

MRA Wins Multiple Maryland ASLA Awards

The Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects awarded Mahan Rykiel with four awards, including the . 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. 


General Unbuilt:

  • Rash Field Park Phase II
    Maryland ASLA Traveling Award of Innovative Excellence 

Institutional Design

  • UMBC Grove Plaza & Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building
    Maryland ASLA Honor Award

Analysis & Planning

  • Leonardtown Strategic Planning Project
    Maryland ASLA Honor Award

General Design Built:

  • The Mills Building
    Maryland ASLA Merit Award

Leonardtown Strategic Planning

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Leonardtown retained the Landscape Architect (the “LA”) to engage with the community and prepare a plan to guide future investment, maintain a vibrant environment for residents and visitors, and connect existing and future assets to downtown.

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 […]

The Mills Building

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Mahan Rykiel worked with an architect to reposition 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. The existing building, built in 1966, consists of 10 office floors with ground floor retail and a penthouse level.


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Consistent with UMBC’s Master Plan, this project expands the Athletic Precinct of the campus with the design of this 5,000-seat multipurpose facility. Designed to accommodate NCAA D1 athletics, the facility will specifically house the basketball and volleyball programs, but will also be an important new venue for commencements, concerts, and other community and campus events.