"Sophisticated thinking about humans and landscape systems. It proves the lie of destructive development, that you can improve by undoing. " — 2009 Student Awards Jury
Lu's project, Rejuvenating the Channel-Scape—Wanquan Stream Channel Multi-Functional Planning and Design was given an honor award in the category of Analysis and Planning. Lu's faculty advisors were Robert Sykes, Joseph Favour, and Lance Neckar.
The project can been viewed here.