German artist and landscape architect Herbert Dreiseitl, who specializes in incorporating themes of water into his designs, is the recipient of the 2011 Urban Edge Award given by the School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

This $50,000 award recognizes excellence in urban design and the ability of individuals to create major, positive change in the public realm. It honors an internationally recognized design professional who brings fresh and effective thinking to urban design.

More on the award is at Bustler

Dreiseitl’s firm in working on the master plan for the three rivers in Pittsburg. Also of interest is his Tanner Spring Park for the city of Portland, Oregon.