Works by Reed Hilderbrand have received more than 65 design awards to date. We gratefully acknowledge these honors from our peers in the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Institute of Architects, the Society of College and University Planners, and other premiating institutions. Many writers, editors, and curators have also privileged our work with recognition in their publications and exhibitions. We are deeply thankful for such enduring interest and support.

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2017

2016

  • Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture, Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, Machado Silvetti

  • “Landmarks Commission O.K.’s Natural History Museum’s Science Center” by Andrew R. Chow, The New York Times, October 13, 2016

  • “Natural History Museum Files Expansion Plan” by Jennifer Smith, The Wall Street Journal, September 8, 2016

  • “The Creation and Restoration of Abele Quad” by Mark Hough, Duke Magazine, Fall 2016

  • “West Re-Union” by Scott Huller, Duke Magazine, Fall 2016

  • “Houston’s Big Green Transformation” by Charles A. Birnbaum, Huffington Post, January 21, 2016

  • “Call and Response, Reed Hilderbrand’s Long Game in the Berkshires Pays Off,” by Jennifer Reut, Landscape Architecture Magazine, December 2017

2015

  • Best Landscape, The Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards, 2015

  • Award of Excellence, Boston Society of Landscape Architects, 2015

  • Honor Award, Boston Society of Landscape, 2015

  • Honor Award for Research (The State of City Soils), Boston Society of Landscape Architects, 2015

  • Merit Award, Louisiana ASLA, 2015

  • BSA Honor Award, 2015

  • “Gary Hilderbrand at the Clark,” by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, View, Library of American Landscape History, Number 15, Summer 2015

  • “Pound Ridge House,” by Joann Gonchar Architectural Record, April 2015

  • “In Detail> Clark Art Institute Water System,” by Aaron Seward The Architect’s Newspaper Online, October 20, 2014

  • “Hamptons Chalet,” by Justin Davidson, New York Magazine, November 26, 2012

  • “Inviting the Light for Art that Glows,” by Alexandra Lange, The New York Times, March 15, 2015

  • “Director’s Letter” by Thomas J. Branchick, Art Conservator, Fall 2007

  • “School of Thought,” by Melissa Feldman, Cultured, April/May 2015

  • “Concrete Poetry,” Interview of Tadao Ando by Spencer Bailey, Surface, February 2015

  • “A Small-Town Paean to Fine Art,” by Necee Regis, American Way, April 2015

  • “Reflections,” by Jennifer Stahlkrantz, Bedford Magazine, November/December 2015

  • “Below and Beyond: Long-term Performance of Urban Planting Systems,” by Eric Kramer, Stephanie Hsia, Robert Uhlig, Bryant Scharenbroch, and Kelby Fite, Landscape Architecture Frontiers, December 2015

  • “Natural Order: Studio Gang Reveals Designs for American Museum of Natural History Expansion,” by Olivia Martin, The Architects Newspaper, December 9, 2015

  • “The Layered Look,” by Lise Funderburg, Garden Design, Autumn 2015

2014

  • Downtown Achievement Award for Public Space, International Downtown Association, 2014

  • “A Triumph of Serenity” by William Morgan, Design New England, September/October 2014

  • ” ‘Substantially Complete’ or an Open Work for Democracy,” by Gary R. Hilderbrand, The French Connection: Innovations in Landscape Design, Site Lines, Volume IX, Number 11, Spring 2014

  • “After Extensive Renovations, a Transformed Clark,” by Sebastian Smee, The Boston Globe, May 18, 2014

  • “A Place of Serene Excitement, Inside and Out,” by Roberta Smith, The New York Times, July 11, 2014

  • “Reflected Glory,” The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Journal, August 2014

  • Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) Three-Star Certification, ASLA/LBJ Wildflower Center

  • “From Divergence, a Thoughtful Calm,” by Ted Loos, The New York Times, March 30, 2014

  • “At One With Nature: Transformed Clark Museum Meshes With Rural Landscape,” Robert Campbell, The Boston Globe, June 29, 2014

  • “Visitor Center, The Clark Art Institute” by Wendy Moonan, Architectural Record, August 2014

  • “A New Sculpture Park for Austin’s Laguna Gloria,” Texas Architect Magazine, July/August 2014

  • Honor Award in the Analysis and Planning, American Society of Landscape Architects, 2014

  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, BSLA Award of Excellence, 2014

  • “Names” section, Party for the Park Gala, The Boston Globe, May 6, 2014

  • “A Narrative Awaits,” by Jennifer Reut, Landscape Architecture Magazine, June 2014

  • “Museum Opening of the Year,” by Louise Nicholson, Apollo, December 2014

  • Opening Announcement of The Clark, The New York Times, March 20, 2014

  • “After Extensive Renovations, a Transformed Clark,” by Sebastian Smee, Boston Sunday Globe, May 18, 2014

  • “Sense and Sensitivity,” by Julie V. Iovine, The Wall Street Journal, December 26, 2014

  • “The Vanguard of Museum Design,” by Ellen Gamerman, The Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2014

  • “Striving for Grand-Scale Intimacy,” by Lee Rosenbaum, The Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2014

  • “What Museums can Learn from Architect Tadao Ando’s Clark Expansion,” by Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2014

  • “Clark Art Institute: Going BIg in the Berkshires,” by Hilarie M. Sheets, ArtNews, July 3, 2014

  • “Glass and Concrete, Water and Art,” by Edwin Heathcote, Financial Times, September 9, 2014

  • “How Green is my Berkshires Valley,” by Julia Halperin, The Art Newspaper, July/August 2014

  • “Grand Designs,” by Louise Nicholson, Apollo, July/August 2014

  • “Deconstruction: The Clark Art Center by Tadao Ando,” by Jane Roy Brown, ArchiExpo, October 2014

  • “A Classic Remastered,” by Wendy Moonan, Architectural Record, August 2014

  • “A Transformed Clark Institute from Tadao Ando and Annabelle Selldorf,” by Tom McKeough, Architectural Digest, July 1, 2014

  • “Architecture Review: The Clark Reflects Changes in Museums,” by Mark Lamster, The Dallas Morning News, September 9, 2014

  • “Mass Appeal,” by Raul Barreneche, Travel and Leisure, July 2014

  • “A Grander Canvas,” ELLE Decor, August 2014

  • “Order Emerges from Chaos in Clark’s Ando Addition,” by James McCown, Art New England, September/October 2014

  • “Discovery Channels,” by Christina Ohly Evans, Town & Country, May 2014

  • “Tadao Ando at the Clark — More then Meets the Eye in Williamstown,” by David D’Arcy, The Art Fuse, July 22, 2014

  • “The New Clark,” by Karen Wilkin, The New Criterion, September 2014

  • “Small Museum Goes Big-Time After Renovation,” by Rick Brettell, The Dallas Morning News, June 28, 2014

  • “Big Changes Debut at The Clark,” by Judith Tolnick Champa, Art New England, May/June 2014

  • “The Hub of the Hub”, by William Morgan, Design New England, January/February 2014

2013

2012

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Architecture, American Institute of Architects

  • Honor Award for Architecture, American Institute of Architects

  • Fairfield University Jesuit Community Center, Housing Award for Specialized Housing, American Institute of Architects

  • Honor Award for Architecture, New York Chapter American Institute of Architects

  • Merit Award for Architecture, New York Chapter American Institute of Architects

  • Citation for Design, New York State Chapter American Institute of Architecture

  • Excellence in Landscape Architecture - Open Space Planning and Design, Merit Award, Society for College and University Planning

  • Suburbia Transformed 2.0 Award, James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design

  • Beauport, Preservation Award, Massachusetts Historical Commission

  • Beauport, Leadership in History Award of Merit, American Association for State and Local History

  • Liberty Wharf, Preservation Achievement Award for New Construction in Harmony with Boston’s Built Environment, Boston Preservation Alliance

  • The American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum & The European Centre

  • Chazen Museum of Art, The American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum & The European Centre

  • The American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum & The European Centre

  • The American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum & The European Centre

  • “Reciprocal Acts,” by Gary R. Hilderbrand, Topos, Culturescapes, 2012

2011

  • Honor Award for Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects

  • “Miami Marvel,” by Craig Seligman, Elle Decor, November 2011

  • “It Wows the Crowds,” by Robery Trussell, The Kansas City Star, September 19, 2011

  • “Clark’s New Spark,” by Alan G. Brake, The East Architect’s Newspaper, November 2, 2011

2010

  • Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Family Retreat, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “Arch Sophisticate,” by Pilar Viladas, The New York Times Style Magazine, April 9, 2010

  • “Room to Grow,” by Pilar Viladas, The New York Times Style Magazine, April 9, 2010

  • Best of Boston 2010: Outdoor Landscape Architect, Boston Magazine

  • “Waterfront Revival”, by Paula M. Bodah, New England Home, July/August 2010

2009

  • Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Rosserne, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Aurora, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • AP Farm, Green Award, Garden Design Magazine

  • “A River Runs Through It,” by Gerald Clarke, House and Garden Magazine South Africa, May 2009

  • “Drink It In, Reed Hilderbrand,” Green Awards Winner, Garden Design, September/October 2009

  • “International Dialogue, Tod Willimas and Billie Tsien Add To Their Phoenix Art Museum and Show How Strong Architecture Can Keep Art in Focus,” by Martin Filler, House and Garden, May 2009

  • “A Museum for Shelter for Art— and Snowshoers,” by Jane Roy Brown, Boston Sunday Globe, November 15, 2009

  • “The Third Annual New England Design Hall of Fame, 2009 Inductees, Douglas Reed and Gary Hilderbrand,” New England Home, November/December 2009

  • “Drink it in: Reed Hilderbrand,” by Kate Karam Garden Design Green Award Winners Garden Design, September/October 2009

2008

  • Award of Excellence for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Bennington College, Excellence in Planning for an Established Campus, Society for College and University Planning

  • Bennington College, Honor Award for Planning, American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education

  • “This Tadao Ando Project Is a Berkshires Rental,” by Lee Rosenbaum, The Wall Street Journal Online, July 9, 2008

  • “Hanger, No Starch,” by Jeff Byles, The Architects Newspaper, July 9, 2008

  • Honor Award for Design Excellence, Architecture Boston, January/February 2008

  • “Soft and Poetic: Whisperlike Brushstrokes on Canvas,” by Ken Johnson, The New York Times, June 20, 2008

  • “Minimalism in the Mountains, A Prize-Winning Architect Adds To a Museum in the Bershires,” by Kelly Crow, The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2008

  • “New York Farmhouse Abstraction, A Recreational Outbuilding Mirrors Its Bucolic Setting,” by Joseph Giovannini, Architectural Digest, June 2008

  • “Japan’s Ando Sets Pristine Clark Art Wing in Sublime Landscape,” by James S. Russell, Bloomberg.com, June 19, 2008

  • “Tadao Ando’s Elegant Simplicity,” by Richard Lacayo, Time Magazine Online, June 19, 2008

  • “Clark Art Institute Expands,” by Kate Taylor, The New York Sun, June 19, 2008

  • “Torqued Parterre,” By Gary R. Hilderbrand, Topos Magazine, Botanical Gardens and Zoos, 2008

  • “Tadao Ando’s Elegant Simplicity,” by Richard Lacayo, Time Magazine, June 19, 2008

  • “Romancing the Stone,” by Amanda Gordon, The New York Sun, June 23, 2008

  • “Soft and Poetic: Whisperlike Brushstrokes on Canvas,” by Ken Johnson, The New York Times, June 20, 2008

  • “An Art Center Worth the Climb,” by Robert Campbell, The Boston Globe, June 22, 2008

  • “Tadao Ando Comes to the Clark,” by Richard Lacayo, Time Magazine, June 20, 2008

  • “Crit: Hanger No Starch,” by Jeff Byles, The Architect’s Newspaper, July 9, 2008

  • “An Inspiring Debut,” by Jennifer Huberdeau, North Adams Transcript, June 21-22, 2008

  • “Into the Woods,” by Tresca Weinstein, Berkshire Living, July 2008

  • “A Talk With: Michael Conforti,” by Richard Lacayo, Time, July 3, 2008

2007

  • Award of Excellence, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Lowell Street, Honor Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Polly Park, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • River House, Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects

  • ASLA 2007 Professional Awards, edited by Paul Burkhardt, General Design, Award of Excellence for M. Victor and Frances Leventritt Garden at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, Landscape Architecture, July 2007

  • “A Bend in the River,” by Gerald Clarke, Architectural Digest, June 2007

  • “Wenn Der Dauergast Kunst Heisst,” by Pilar Viladas, Architectural Digest Germany, June 2007

  • “Heaven on Earth,” by Alan Emmet, House and Garden, April 2007

  • “International Design,” Gardens Illustrated, April 2007

  • “Cool and Collected,” by Pilar Viladas, The New York Times Magazine, February 25, 2007

  • “A Bend in the River,” by Gerald Clarke, Architectural Digest, June 2007

  • “Grand Plans and Huge Spending,” by Robin Pogrebin, The New York Times, March 28, 2007

2006

  • Colby College, Honor Award for Landscape Analysis and Planning, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Bucks County Residence, Honor Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Bennington College, Merit Award for Landscape Analysis and Planning, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Journal of the Clark Institute, Special Edition: Art in Nature, 2006

2005

  • Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects

  • Emerging Voices Award, The Architectural League of New York

  • “American Villa,” by Tom Fischer Gardens Illustrated, April 2005

  • “Outside the Self,” essay from Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Allegheny Riverfront Park, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2005

  • “Iconically Charged: Pursuits and Pleasures of an Arboreal Kind,” essays from Architecture to Landscape, by Salvatore LaRosa and Ronald Bentley, 2005

  • “The Doctor Is Out (and So Are the Patients),” by Anne Raver, The New York Times, January 13, 2005

2004

  • McBride House, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • The First Church of Christ, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Six Moon Hill, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Upland Road, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Brandeis University, Honor Award for Design Excellence, Boston Society of Architects

  • “The Silent Edge,” by Allen Freeman, Landscape Architecture, June 2004

  • “Perennial Abstraction,” By Gina Crandell, Landscape Architecture, May 2004

  • “Engaging Estate,” by Allen Freeman, Landscape Architecture, February 2004

  • Charles River Pier, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

2003

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • The First Church of Christ, Merit Award for Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Merit Award for Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • “New England Pastoral,” by Gary R. Hilderbrand, Clark Art Institute Journal, Vol. 4, 2003

  • “A Plan for the Future,” Clark Art Institute Journal, Vol. 4, 2003

  • “Reshaping the Hill,” by Stephen Collins, Colby Alumni Magazine, Vol. 92, 2003

  • “Ordering and Terracing in Leventritt Garden,” Arnoldia, Vol. 62, 2003

  • “Romancing the Stone,” by Mac Griswald, House & Garden, March 2003

  • “Spirit of Place,” by Gary Hilderbrand, Architecture Boston, November 2003

  • “New England Pastoral,” Clark Art Institute Journal, Vol. 4, 2003

  • ART IN NATURE Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Williamstown, MA in collaboration with architects Tadao Ando and Gensler March 15 – September 7, 2003

  • LINE MOVEMENT PASSAGE Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art North Adams, Massachusetts with installations by Tadao Ando Photography by Alan Ward March 15 – May 26, 2003

  • RECENT WORK: “FINDING LEVEL GROUND” University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA October – November 2000

  • “Plainly Stated: Allowing Architecture to Speak for itself in Massachusetts,” by Philip Nobel Architectural Digest, November 2003

2002

  • “Bennington College Dorms,” by David Dillon, Architectural Record, February 2002

2001

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Merit Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “Project for 200 Interment Sites, Mount Auburn Cemetery,” Harvard Design Magazine, Fall/Winter 2001

  • “Making Space”, by Elizabeth Gourley, Landscape Architecture, December 2001

2000

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Preservation Award, Cambridge Historical Commission

  • Mount Auburn Cemetery, Preservation Award, Cambridge Historical Commission

  • “A Distinct Destination,” by Heather Hammatt, Landscape Architecture, July 2000

  • “A Tale of Two Lakes,” by William Clendaniel, Public Garden, Volume 15, June 2000

1999

  • Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, Merit Award for Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Ridgewood, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “A Place in the City,” by Paul Bennett, Landscape Architecture, October 1999

  • “Sampler of Shrub and Vines Planned by Arboretum,” by Christopher Reed, Harvard Magazine, April 1999

  • “Hither Lane, East Hampton, New York” by Gary R. Hilderbrand, Land Forum, Vol. 1 May 1999

  • “Pathfinder,” by Mac Griswald, Garden Design, February/March 1999

  • The Miller Garden: Icon of Modernism by Gary Hilderbrand and David Dillon, Spacemaker Press, 1999

  • “Dan Kiley’s Miller Garden: Coming to Light,” by Gary Hilderbrand in Daniel Urban Kiley: The Early Gardens, William Saunders, Editor, Princeton Architectural Press, 1999

  • Book Review: “Unnatural Horizons,” by Allen Weiss, in Harvard Design Magazine, Summer 1999

  • Honor Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “Sampler of Shrubs and Vines Planned by Arboretum,” *Harvard Magazine,” March/April 1999

1998

  • Coolidge Hill, Merit Award for Residential Design, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Honor Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Rifton, Honor Award for Residential Design , Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “The Healing Landscape,” by Carol Stocker, The Boston Globe, October 15, 1998

  • “Borderland,” by Thomas Vanderbilt East Hampton Residence, NY, Landscape Architecture, August 1998

  • “Garden Pavilion,” by Pilar Viladas, The New York Times Magazine, August 9, 1998

  • “American Pastoral, Reinterpreting a Classic Country Aesthetic for Today’s Living,” by Annette Tapert, Waccabuc Residence, Waccabuc, NY, Architectural Digest, June 1998

  • “Is Preservation Design?” by Gary Hilderbrand,
    Landscape Architecture, Vol. 88, No. 12, December 1998

  • “Toward a Specific Urban Topography: A Project for Louisville by Hargreaves Associates,” Modulus 24, The University of Virginia, 1998

  • Book Review: “Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Lee Friedlander, and Geoffrey James”, in Land Forum, Spring 1998

  • Honor Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “The Land Masters”, by Sabine Rothman, House and Garden, March 1998

  • “Dancer’s Sanctuary”, by Valerie Gladstone, Town and Country, September 1998

1997

  • Award of Excellence, American Society of Landscape Architects

  • Waccabuc, Honor Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • Oakmount, Merit Award for Residential Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “Winning Big,” ASLA Professional Awards of Excellence in Design, Landscape Architecture, November 1997

  • “Plenty of Merit,” by Karen C. Wilson, Therapeutic Garden for Children, Wellesley, MA, San Diego Union Tribune, November 1997

  • “A Country Place,” ASLA Professional Awards of Excellence in Design, Waccabuc Residence, Waccabuc, NY Landscape Architecture, November 1997

  • “Small Wonder,” by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean, A Shared Garden, Jamaica Plain, MA, Landscape Architecture, September 1997

  • “The Children’s Hour” by Jane Hammerslough, Therapeutic Garden for Children, Wellesley, MA, Garden Design, June/July 1997

  • “Clean Rustic Spaces,” by Pilar Viladas, East Hampton Residence, NY, Architectural Digest, May 1997

  • Making a Landscape of Continuity: The Practice of Innocenti & Webel, by Gary Hilderbrand, Princeton Architectural Press/Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1997

  • American Designed Landscapes: A Photographic Interpretation by Alan Ward, editor and author introductory essay, Gary Hilderbrand, Spacemaker Press, 1997

  • Book Review: “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing the American Landscape”, by Charles E. Beveridge and Paul Rocheleau, in Journal of the New England Garden History Society, 1997

  • “A Teacher’s Teacher,” essay by Gary Hilderbrand in Richard Haag: Bloedel Reserve and Gas Works Park, William Saunders, editor, Princeton Architectural Press, 1997

  • Book Review: “Urban Diaries,” by Walter Hood in Land Forum, Summer/Fall 1997

  • Stan Hywet Hall Foundation, Award for Excellence in the Stewardship of Historic Sites, National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Deer Path, Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architecture

1996

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Award for Design, Boston Society of Landscape Architects

  • “Landscape Practices in a Boundless Field,” GSDNews, Fall 1996

1995

1994

1993