August 11, 2023 - We're honored to share that Skylawn at POST Houston was selected by the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ILASLA) awards jury for an Honor Award at this year's Celebration+ event. The Illinois ASLA awards program recognizes projects that are excellent examples of how diverse the profession is and how landscape architecture positively impacts everyday interactions with the surrounding environment.

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Skylawn is Texas’ largest rooftop park and the crowning jewel of the newly repositioned mixed-use community hub, POST Houston. Conceived as a collection of garden rooms, Skylawn celebrates the range of landscape typologies and ecologies endemic to the southeast Texas region.

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The rooftop organic farm, operated by Blackwood Educational Land Institute is a model for the possibilities of rooftop soil growing and urban, community-supported agriculture. Skylawn provides the public with a new home base to gather and partake in educational events, wellness classes, and entertainment throughout the year, set against the backdrop of Houston’s skyline.

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Photo courtesy of Blackwood Educational Land Institute

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