A big thank you to everyone who helped make the First Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony a success! 

On behalf of the Sustainable Business Network, and the GSI Partners, thank you to: All Attendees, Finalists, Winners, our Sponsors and Funders, the Nomination and Selection Committee, Christine Knapp and Chris Crockett, the Roberts Event Group, 12th Street Catering, and WHYY.  Held at the WHYY Public Media Commons March 31, 2016

 The 2016 Winners

 

2016 Public Project Award: Lea Elementary School Yard

 

Lea Elementary_high res

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Client: West Philly Coalition of Neighborhood Schools (WPCNS),
School District of Philadelphia (SDP)
Planning/Design Team: SALT Design Studio, Meliora Design, International Consultants, Inc.

Construction Team: ThinkGreen, LLC Maintenance Team: SDP and WPCNS
Monitoring Team: Philadelphia Water
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2016 Private Project Award: Stroud Water Research Center

 

StroudLocation: Avondale, PA
Client: Stroud Water Research Center
Planning/Design Team: Andropogon Associates, BioHabitats,
Bruce E. Brooks & Associates, Meliora Design, M2 Architecture
Construction Team: Nason Construction, ThinkGreen, LLC
Monitoring Team: Stroud Water Research Center
More details…

 

 

2016 Early Adopter Award:
Morris Arboretum Permeable Parking Lot

 

Morris_high resLocation: 9600 Stenton Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Client: Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania
Planning/Design Team: Andropogon Associates, Cahill Associates
Maintenance Team: Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania
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2016 Award for Research: The Impact of GSI Installation on  Surrounding Health and Safety

 

USFSLead: USDA Forest Service, Northern Field Station
Collaborating Research Institutions:
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Research Team: Michelle Kondo, Ph.D., Charles Branas, Ph.D., Jason Henning, Ph.D., Sarah Low, MS
Study Area: Philadelphia
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2016 Award for GSI Leadership: Howard Neukrug

 

Howard Neukrug_high resBy a unanimous decision, the Excellence in GSI Awards Committee named Howard Neukrug, the former commissioner of Philadelphia Water (PWD), the winner of the 2016 Award for Leadership in GSI.

Neukrug has been a visionary in sustainable water management, spearheading the green stormwater infrastructure movement within Philadelphia, and leading the City to become the national model for green stormwater management that it is today.
More details…

If you missed it, here’s the video we showed honoring Howard’s career. Thanks to Philadelphia Water and GreenTreks for sharing it for this special event.

Download the Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony Booklet (PDF)

More info on the event coming soon.

 

Congrats!

 

Held at the WHYY Public Media Commons March 31, 2016

Held at the WHYY Public Media Commons March 31, 2016

Held at the WHYY Public Media Commons
March 31, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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