Awards & Distinctions

2012 – Present , Towards an Architecture of Consciousness and Imagination Aesthetics and Ethics in Environmental Design in the 21st Century

 Research project exploring relationships between aesthetics – the branch of philosophy that studies the nature of beauty and ethics – the branch that considers morality. Premise is, that whether consciously or not, every work of environmental design expresses aesthetic and ethical values regarding the relationship of people to each other and to the rest of nature.Project has an international focus – exploring shifting notions of beauty, and political, social and environmental ethics as expressed in contemporary works of urban design, infrastructure, architecture, and landscape architecture.

2011 -Present, Hollywood Central Park: A Context for Design  

Creating common ground to foster well-being, community and inspire creativity and the imagination.

Research project exploring the establishment of a concept for the design of the proposed Hollywood Central Park project, in the context of similar on-going efforts in cities around the world.  The project envisions the creation of a 1.6 km  long 16 ha park covering the 101 Freeway through the community of Hollywood, California. 

International Federation of Landscape Architecture (IFLA) World Congress of Landscape Architecture: “Scales of Nature”, June 27-29, 2011 Zurich, Switzerland on the topic:  Biodiversity in the City: Enrichment for Urban Life and Work – “Making It Personal, Making It Real”. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, (CELA) 2011 Annual Meeting, March 29-April 2, Los Angeles, California, in the theme track- “Urban Nature”, on the topic “A Case Study of an Urban Nature Center in Northeast Los Angeles”;

2010 Green California Schools Summit Leadership Award, December 2010 – Campbell & Campbell are recognized for their role in creating environments that “provide outdoor learning spaces that connect a school and everyone in it to the natural world”. The Green California Schools Summit, now in its fourth year, is the state’s major conference focused on building, running and teaching In high performance schools. The Leadership Awards honor individuals, school districts and industry representatives for outstanding accomplishment in school sustainability.

Metro’s 2010 Pedestrian Symposium: Walking into the Future City- Invited Speaker “RE-IMAGINING THE CITIES OF TOMORROW A Look at the Future Cities if We Stay on Our Present Path. Want Different, Design Different: Improving Mobility and the Health of Our Communities.”  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority, Los Angeles, May 12, 2010.

Invited Commission:  Library Plaza – City Main Library/Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Redesign and Enhancement of City’s Center of Cultural and Artistic Life, Santa Barbara, California, November 2010.

Invited Participant:  Douglas Campbell, Urban Land Institute, Technical Assistance Panel (ULI/TAP), City of Laguna Hills, California, October 2010.

Invited Commission:  Sloan – Bridge Plaza, Planning and Design, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, July 2010.

Invited Commission:  Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Interpretive Campus Landscape Master Plan, Santa Barbara, California, December 2009.

Invited Commission: City of West Hollywood, Fountain for Sal Guariello Veterans’ Memorial Park, 2009. Invited paper presentation: “Establishing, Developing and Sustaining Successful, Widely-Accessible Environmental Education to Non-Traditional Constituencies in an Inner City City Public Park,” Designing the Parks Conference, National Park Service, San Francisco, 2008.

Invited Commission: Plaza De La Guerra, Santa Barbara, California, 2007.

Invited Commission: City Center Urban Design, City of Goodyear, Arizona, 2007.

Invited Commission: Caltech Special Projects, Caltech, Pasadena, California, 2007.

Inaugural Lecture: Building the West Series, Hispanic Influences on American Architecture. “Being Somewhere: The Evolution of Public Place in Southern California,” Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, October 2006.

Invited Participants: “Living with Fire in Chaparral Ecosystems,” Interagency Working Group, US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, Spring 2006.

Invited Commission: Congregation Kol-Ami Roof Garden, West Hollywood California, October 2005. Lecture: “Investing in the Urban Landscape,” Pomona College, February 2005.

Invited Commission: First Baptist Church, Santa Barbara, Campus Master Plan and Landscape Design, November, 2004.

Commendation from Friends of the Ballona Wetlands, given in gratitude for great service in designing the Master Plan for community environmental space at Debs Park, July 2004.

Invited Commission: Ellen Browning Scripps Park Re-Visioning, La Jolla, California, June 2004.

Lecture: “Greening the Cathedral,” Archdiocese of Los Angeles, January 2004.

Congressional Recognition: Audubon Center Los Angeles, United States Congress, December 2003.

Platinum Award Highest Honors: Audubon Center Los Angeles, United States Green Building Council, December 2003.

Inaugural Award: Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Audubon Center Los Angeles, State of California Regional Water Quality Control Board, November 2003.

Lecture: “Building on the Past – Re-Visioning the Landscapes of Early California,” Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, May 2003.

Museum Lecture: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, March 2003.

Landscape Architects, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, 1997 – present.

Invited Participants: “Sacred Image/Sacred Place” Seminar, Getty Research Institute, January 2001.

Winner, City of Ventura Downtown Waterfront Design Competition, May, 2000.

Winner, Veterans Memorial Competition, Collaboration with Poet Robert Pinsky, City of West Hollywood, 1999.

Urban Design Award: Los Angeles Business Council, Washington Boulevard Corridor, 1999.

Profile: Pomona College Magazine, Summer 1999. Sketch: Newsweek, June 7, 1999.

Planning Project Award, American Planning Association, Los Angeles Section, Washington Boulevard Corridor, 1998.

Consulting Landscape Architects, Community Redevelopment Agency, City of Los Angeles, 1996 – 2012.

Lockwood de Forest Award for Excellence in Landscape Architecture, City and County of Santa Barbara, 1996.

Award: California AIA Design Award of Merit, Sony Pictures Entertainment Child Care Facility, Culver City, 1996.

Lecture: “Greening the Shoreline,” Urban Waterfronts Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 1995.

Lecture: “Southern California Landscape Architecture of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue – San Diego to Santa Barbara,” California Club, Los Angeles, March 1993.

Symposium: “Stewardship of the Common Landscape”, Fleming Fund/Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont, California, February, 1993.

Article: “Stewards of the Land,” Greater Los Angeles Green Pages, Green Media Group, Berkeley, 1993.

Art on File International, Public Art Index, 1993 – present. Visiting Faculty, School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Spring 1991.

Winner: Pasadena Police Building Public Art Project, National Invitational Public Art Competition, with Robert Irwin, painter, 1989.

National Award: “In the Public Interest”, Architectural Record Magazine, 1989.

Designers of the Year: Southern California Xeriscape Conference, 1989.

National Merit Award: American Society of Landscape Architects, Imperial Beach Seacoast Plaza, 1988.

Award of Excellence: Landscape Architecture Foundation, Southern California Chapter, Imperial Beach Seacoast Plaza, 1988.

Winner: “Poetry in the Park,” Rincon Park Project, National Collaborative Design Competition with Michael MacMillan, sculptor, Santa Barbara County Arts Council, 1988.

Award of Excellence: American Society of Landscape Architects, Southern California Chapter, Imperial Beach Seacoast Plaza, 1988.

Honor Award: California Council, The American Institute of Architects, Santa Monica Pier Carousel Park, 1988.

Honor Awards: The Waterfront Center National Excellence on the Waterfront Awards, Santa Monica Pier Carousel Park, 1987;Imperial Beach Seacoast Plaza, 1988.

Honor Award: State of California Department of Rehabilitation Award for Excellence in Barrier-free Design, Santa Monica Pier Carousel Park, 1987.

Honor Award: California Council of Landscape Architects, First Biennial Professional Awards Program, St. Matthew’s Parish Church, 1987.

Los Angeles Beautiful Award: St. Matthew’s Parish Church, 1987.

Merit Award: American Society of Landscape Architects, St. Matthew’s Parish Church, 1984.

Winner: Beverly Hills Civic Center Design Competition, collaboration with Charles W. Moore, FAIA, City of Beverly Hills, 1983.

First Place: Santa Monica Pier Carousel Park, 1983.