Urban Commons Lab

Community Enhancer Award, for the realization of more vibrant public space, presented by Seattle Neighborhood Greenways and Washington Bike Law. Awarded to the Friends of Hing Hay Park (Co-chairs: Tuck Eng and Jeff Hou). August 2019

2019 Excellence in Research and/or Creative Work Award, Senior Level. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA). Awarded to Jeff Hou. March 2019

Community Stewardship Award. Neighborhood Revitalization through Community-University Partnership in the Chinatown-International District of Seattle. The 2018 WASLA Professional Awards, Washington Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Awarded to the Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington. November 2018.

Great Places Book Award. Design as Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity, edited by David de la Peña, Diane Jones Allen, Randolph T. Hester, Jr., Jeffrey Hou, Laura Lawson, and Marcia McNally. Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) and Project for Public Space, 2018.

Places Book Award. Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities, Jeffrey Hou, ed. Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)/Places: Design Observer. 2012

Community Builder Award. Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority. Awarded to Jeff Hou. May 2012

Golden Circle Award, in appreciation for a lifelong contribution to the Chinese American and Asian American community and its heritage. Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Seattle Chapter. Awarded to Jeff Hou. 2011

Award of Recognition for Excellence in Service-learning Education. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture. Awarded to Jeff Hou. 2011

Places Book Award. Greening Cities, Growing Communities: Learning from Seattle’s Urban Community Gardens. Jeffrey Hou, Julie Johnson, Laura Lawson. Environmental Design Research Association and Places: Design Observers. 2010