Joseph Sikora, RLA, ASLA
President

As president of Sikora Wells Appel, Joe brings over 25 years of experience in planning, landscape architecture and urban design. He has been involved in an array of project types including campus planning for universities and corporations; public parks, greenways, and recreation facilities; public gardens, urban plazas, and streetscapes. His work strives for innovative and timeless solutions with a focus on creating socially and ecologically sustainable places. He has taught senior and graduate landscape architectural design studios at Temple University and Rutgers University, and is a Board of Trustee for the Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust (HOST). Joe is a frequent speaker at professional conferences regionally and nationally.

Planning, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Experience:
HOST Garden, Haddonfield, NJ
Brook Haven, Passaic, NJ
Avenue North, Wilmington, DE
Appoquinimink Master Plan, Middletown, DE
Burlington County Lyceum, Morristown, NJ
2100 Hamilton, Philadelphia, PA
STAR Labyrinth, Wilmington, DE
UPENN Campus Walkways, Philadelphia, PA
Temple University, Lenfest Circle, Philadelphia, PA
Temple University, Founder’s Garden, Philadelphia, PA
Trenton Taxation Building, Trenton, PA
Courtyard at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Golden Bear West Palm, Palm Beach, FL
Gardner’s Basin Pier, Atlantic City, NJ
Rutgers School of Business, Camden, NJ
Inspira MOB and Cancer Center, Mullica Hill, NJ
Roosevelt Plaza Park 4, Camden, NJ
Meridia Village, South Orange, NJ
Feastival, Philadelphia, PA
Camden Tower, Camden, NJ
Geary Park, Philadelphia, PA
Christiana Campus, Christiana, DE
MetroPark, Iselin, NJ
Mill Creek Master Plan, Bethlehem Township, PA
University of Pennsylvania, 33rd St. Streetscape, Philadelphia, PA
Rowan College at Burlington County, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Delaware Technical Community College, Stanton Courtyard, DE
Villanova University, Student Housing, Radnor Township, PA
Inspira Medical Center, Mullica Hill, NJ
Roosevelt Plaza Park H20, Camden, NJ
Roosevelt Plaza Park Pop-up, Camden, NJ
Roosevelt Plaza Park The Healthy Pop-up, Camden, NJ
City of East Orange Parks Master Plan, East Orange, NJ
League Island Park, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA
Navy Yard Town Center Master Plan, Philadelphia, PA
Crescent Park, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA
High School Park, Elkins Park, PA
The Pop-up Pools Project, Philadelphia, PA
Pencoyd Landing, Bala Cynwyd, PA
William Dick Schoolyard, Philadelphia, PA
Hank Gathers, Philadelphia, PA
Bluford Elementary School, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
Restore Corridors Philadelphia Program, Philadelphia, PA
Chinatown Streetscape Improvements, PIDC, Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania, Chemistry Building, Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Locust Walk Improvements, Philadelphia, PA
Villanova University, Master Plan, Radnor Township, PA
William Paterson, Hunziker Building, Wayne, NJ
William Paterson, New Academic Building, Wayne, NJ
The College of New Jersey Student Center, Ewing, NJ
Rutgers University, Stormwater & Landscape Master Plan, New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University, Campus Improvements, Camden, NJ

 
 
 
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Education

SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, NY
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture,
Magna Cum Laude

Registrations

Registered Landscape Architect:
NY, PA, NJ, DE

Awards

2019
NJ ASLA, Merit Award:
Rowan College at Burlington County

2018
NJ ASLA Merit Award:
League Island Park at the Navy Yard

2017
Unilock Commercial Design of the Year Award:
Rowan College at Burlington County Quad Transformation

PA DE ASLA Merit Award:
Delaware Technical Community College,
Stanton Courtyard

NJ ASLA Honor Awards:
Villanova University Central Campus
Roosevelt Plaza Park Pop-up Year 3

2016
Montgomery Award:
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery

NJ APA, Great Public Spaces:
Roosevelt Plaza Park

PA DE ASLA Merit Award:
Einstein Medical Center, Healing Gardens

NJ ASLA Chapter Award:
Roosevelt Plaza Park H2O

NJ ASLA Merit Award:
Pop-up Pools

2015
EDRA Great Places Award:
Roosevelt Plaza Park

NJ APA Design Award:
Roosevelt Plaza Park

NJ ASLA Chapter Award:
Roosevelt Plaza Park

NJ ASLA Honor Award:
Einstein Medical Center Healing Garden

NJ ASLA Merit Award:
William Dick Schoolyard

2014
AIA Award for Architectural Excellence:
Village of the Arts

2013
NJ ASLA Merit Award:
Capital Health Hospital & Medical Center

2012
Bricks in Architecture Gold Award:
Villanova University Master Plan

2008
NJ ASLA Honor Award:
Crescent Park at the Navy Yard