Recognition
Newtown Creek Nature WalkBrooklyn Chamber of Commerce Building Brooklyn AwardNYC Public Design Commission Excellence in Design Award
Newtown Creek Nature Walk
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Building Brooklyn Award
NYC Public Design Commission Excellence in Design Award

2017

The Battery Perimeter, Bikeway, Oval and Woodland wins ASLA-New York Honor Award.

2016

Newtown Creek Waterfront Nature Walk and Community Parks Initiative Parks win NYC Public Design Commission Excellence in Design Awards.

Nicholas Quennell, FASLA, wins the 2016 Bedrock of New York Award from the Associates of the Art Commission for his legacy of great public places and leadership of important civic institutions.

2013

AIA New York Chapter Design Awards, Honor Award. John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, NY (with SOM Architects)

2012

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Building Brooklyn Award – Civic and Institutional. Newtown Creek, Brooklyn, NY (with Ennead Architects, Artists: George Trakas and Vito Acconci)

The New York Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award. The New York Historical Society (with Platt Byard Dovell White)

2011

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Building Brooklyn Award – Civic and Institutional. Newtown Creek, Brooklyn, NY (with Ennead Architects, Artists: George Trakas and Vito Acconci)

2010

ACEC: American Council of Engineering Companies Silver Award in Transportation. Harriet Tubman Memorial (with URS Corporation)

AIA Honor Award, Architecture. The Eleanor and Wilson Greatbatch Pavillion, Buffalo, NY (with Toshiko Mori Architect)

U.S. General Services Administration Design Awards Citation: Public Building Service In Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Excellence in Federal Design. United States Land Port of Entry, Massena, NY (with Smith Miller & Hawkinson)

2009

AIA New York State, Inc. Design Award: Syracuse University, Newhouse III (with Ennead Architects)

AIA Design Award: NY/Buffalo Chapter Darwin Martin House Visitor’s Center (with Toshiko Mori Achitect)

AIA New Jersey Chapter Award of Merit. Princeton University, Roberts Stadium (with Anderson Architects)

AIA New York State Award of Merit. The Lion House at the Bronx Zoo (with Fox & Fowle)

Municipal Art Society of New York Best Restoration Award. Lion House at the Bronx Zoo (with Fox & Fowle)

Masonry Contractors of New Jersey Golden Trowel Award Special Recognition. Princeton University, Roberts Stadium (with Anderson Architects)

2008

U.S. General Services Administration Design Awards Citation: Public Building Service In Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to Excellence in Federal Design. United States Land Port of Entry, Massena, NY (with Smith Miller & Hawkinson)

New York Construction Winning Projects. Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication (with Ennead Architects)

2007

McGraw Hill Construction Award of Merit. United States Land Port of Entry, Massena, New York (with Smith-Miller + Hawkinson)

New York Construction Project of the Year – Higher Education. Syracuse University, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication (with Ennead Architects)

2006

Society for College and University Planning – Special Recognition Excellence in Planning and Architecture. Renovation of Robertson Hall and Scudder Plaza (with Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects, LLC)

New York Public Design Commission Commendation. Queens EMS Station (with Dean Wolf Architects)

2005

AIA Jurors’ Special Recognition Award. New York Stock Exchange – Financial District Streetscape (with Rogers Marvel Architects)

The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design. Reconstruction of Louise Nevelson Plaza (with Smith-Miller + Hawkinson)

AIA/Westchester/Mid-Hudson – Sustainable Design Award. Monika A. & Charles A. Heimbold Visual Arts Center, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (with Ennead Architects)

AIA/Westchester/Mid-Hudson First Honor Award. Monika A. & Charles A. Heimbold Visual Arts Center,  Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (with Ennead Architects)

AIA/COTE  Top Ten Green Projects. Monika A. & Charles A. Heimbold Visual Arts Center,  Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (with Ennead Architects)

New York Construction Award for Excellence in Design
Lewis – Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (with Rafael Viñoly Architects)

The Boston Society of Architects, AIA Urban Design Award – Special Citation for an Urban Element. Financial District Streetscape/Security, NYC (with Rogers Marvel Architects)

2004

New York Construction Award of Merit. Monika A. & Charles A. Heimbold Visual Arts Center , Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (with Ennead Architects)

New York Construction Award of Merit. Lewis – Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (with Rafael Viñoly Architects)

2003

ASLA, New York Chapter Merit Award Collaborative Design. Broadway Streetscape Improvement (with Cooper, Robertson & Partners, Vollmer Associates LLP, Pentagram Design Inc, Harvey + Marshall, & ADNY)

Historical Society of Princeton, New Jersey – Historic Preservation Award. Monument Drive, Princeton, New Jersey

Illuminating Engineering Society Lumen Citation. Ecliptic, Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, MI (with Maya Lin & Tillett Lighting Design)

International Masonry Institute Golden Trowel Award. Scudder Plaza, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

2000

The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design. A Streetscape Master Plan for the Alliance for Downtown New York (with Cooper, Robertson & Partners, Vollmer Associates LLP, Pentagram Design Inc, & Caribiner International)

New York City MASterworks Award. Hudson River Park Master Plan

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter – Award. Hudson River Park Structures Master Plan (with Anderson Architects, P.C.)

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter Award. Cohen Residence (with Toshiko Mori, Architect)

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter Award of Merit. Corning Museum of Glass (with architects Smith-Miller + Hawkinson)

1998

The American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award. Hudson River Park Master Plan

The Waterfront Center Excellence on the Waterfront Annual Award. Riverfront Recapture Plan, Hartford, Connecticut

1997

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter Citation. Corning Glass Center Phase 2: Orientation Center (with architects Smith-Miller + Hawkinson)

1996

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter Citation. North Carolina Museum of Art, Amphitheater, and Outdoor Cinema (with architects Smith-Miller + Hawkinson and artist Barbara Kruger)

The Waterfront Center Excellence on the Waterfront Annual Award. Hudson River Park Concept Plan

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Front Stoop Award. The Hudson River Pedestrian and Bicycle Path

1995

Preservation League of New York State Landscape Preservation Award. Neptune Fountain at Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Preservation League of Staten Island Preservation Award. Neptune Fountain at Snug Harbor Cultural Center

1993

The Parks Council Philip N. Winslow Landscape Design Award. Harlem Beach Esplanade

1986

The Art Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design. Reconstruction and Restoration of Morningside Park, Phase I

Progressive Architecture Magazine Design Citation. United States Embassy, Sultanate of Oman

1980

ASLA New York State Council of Landscape Architects Merit Award. Lighthouse Park