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Landscape Institute Awards 2016

The LI Awards 2016 is now closed for registration for the professional categories.

You can read more about the awards and criteria for entry in the following two publications:

Student Registration

Registration for the two student categories, Dissertation and Portfolio, is still open. Please note that while registration in these categories is open until the deadline for submitting, entrants should leave at least a week before the submission deadline to allow time to receive their Entry Pack and unique entry reference and to compile their submission. Registration can be completed here.

Winners of previous years's Awards

Winners for previous years are given here.

2015 Awards winners are listed below.

President’s Award

Brentford High Street ‘making the connection’
Kinnear Landscape Architects


Adding Value through Landscape

Vauxhall Promenade of Curiosities
Erect Architecture and J & L Gibbons

Highly Commended
Services to Schools - Oakridge Infants School
Hampshire County Council

Manchester Garden City


Communications and Presentation

Cities Alive – rethinking green infrastructure

Highly Commended
A Record of Lancaster
BCA Landscape & Smiling Wolf

Ballymena Public Realm Consultation
The Paul Hogarth Company

Design for a Small Scale Development

Derbyshire Street Pocket Park, London
Greysmith Associates

Highly Commended
Millshott Close, Hammersmith Riverside
Groundwork London

Macaulay Walk, Clapham
Churchman Landscape Architects

Arcadia Nursery, Edinburgh


Design for a Medium Scale Development

Littlehaven Promenade

Highly Commended
John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes Building


Design for a Large Scale Development

South Park Plaza at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
James Corner Field Operations and LDA Design

Highly Commended
Bristol Harbourside Masterplan
Grant Associates


Design for a Temporary Landscape

Urban Physic Garden

Highly Commended
“Roof East”, Stratford
Groundwork London

UK Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015
BDP and Wolfgang Buttress


Science, Management and Stewardship

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park management plan 2014 - 2019

Land Management Services


Heritage and Conservation

Walpole Park, London
J & L Gibbons

Highly Commended
The Restoration of The Level, Brighton


Landscape Policy and Research

Second Edition of book Great City Parks (2015)

Alan Tate FLI / Dr Marcella Eaton 

Highly Commended
"PhD Thesis - The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: Whose Values, Whose Benefits? A case study exploring the role of cultural values in ethnic minority under-representation in UK Parks"

Dr Bridget Snaith, Shape / University of East London

The Visual Impact Provision: Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment of Existing Electricity Infrastructure in Nationally Protected Landscapes in England and Wales
Gillespies, LUC


Local Landscape Planning

‘Bring your Brolly Day’, Southhill Solar, Charlbury

Clews Landscape Architecture

Highly Commended

Wind Turbines and Pylons: Guidance on the Application Separation Distances from Residential Properties

Gillespies, LUC

Highly Commended

Monmouthshire Green Infrastructure Supplementary Planning Guidance
Chris Blandford Associates


Strategic Landscape Planning

Isle of Anglesey, Gwynedd and Snowdonia National Park Landscape Sensitivity and Capacity Study

Highly Commended
CIVI: Cumulative Impacts of Vertical Infrastructure


Student Dissertation

Public Participation in Landscape Architecture: The Rationale and the Reality
Stuart Malcolm, University of Edinburgh

Highly Commended
Winter Participatory Landscape: Designing Bulgarian Ski Resort in time of Climate Change
Yuhei Nakajima, Writtle College

An investigation into the invisible landscape of memory and experience and its potential applications to landscape site analysis and design development
Melanie Clemmey, University of Gloucestershire


Student Portfolio

Fraser Halliday, Edinburgh College of Art

Highly Commended
Rachel Brown, Edinburgh College of Art


Urban Design and Masterplanning

Brentford High Street ‘making the connection’
Kinnear Landscape Architects

Highly Commended
Middlehaven Development Framework: A new park as the catalyst for regeneration
Urban Initiatives Studio Ltd

Vauxhall Promenade of Curiosities
Erect Architecture and J & L Gibbons

Avon River Precinct, Christchurch, New Zealand


Client of the Year

The Land Trust

Fellows’ Award for Climate Change Adaptation

Littlehaven Promenade, South Shields










Last updated 07 October 2015

About the awards

The Landscape Institute Awards are presented annually to encourage and recognise outstanding examples of work by the landscape profession.

The LI Awards aim to:

- Promote the art and science of landscape architecture

- Advance the knowledge and understanding of the discipline

- Celebrate professional expertise

- Reward schemes that demonstrate a high level of commitment to sustainability



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