Register for the Awards, including new categories, by 30 April

Registrations open for 2015 LI Awards

Registration is now open for the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards. There are 14 categories of awards, including a new category ‘Design for a Temporary Landscape’, which has been created in response to the increasing number of temporary/meanwhile use projects that LI members are undertaking.

There is also a new special award, which is free to enter, for ‘Client of the Year’. The award gives the opportunity for the profession to formally recognise clients who understand and value the contribution of landscape architects to their projects, and support them to fulfil their vision without compromise.

The other categories are: Design categories for Small, Medium and Large-Scale projects; Science, Management & Stewardship; Heritage & Conservation; Adding Value through Landscape; Local Landscape Planning; Landscape Policy & Research; Communications and Presentation; Strategic Landscape Planning; Urban Design and Masterplanning. There are also two student categories, Student Dissertation and Student Portfolio.

Members making submissions in the professional categories can also put their projects forward for the Fellows’ Award for Climate Change Adaptation. This category is free to enter and the  the College of Fellows will make the award to the project or initiative that best demonstrates a significant response to the challenges of climate change.

The deadline for registration is 30 April for professional categories ( there is no deadline for registering to enter student categories) and it costs £150 +VAT per entry. Student categories, the Fellows’ Award and ‘Client of the Year’ are free to enter.

You can see previous winners of the awards on the LI awards page.

For full details of individual categories, eligibility criteria and conditions of entry please see the Guide for Entrants for professional categories and Guide for Entrants for student entries.

You can register here.

If you have any queries, please contact Sabina Mohideen at

Previous winners have seen great benefit from the awards. This is what some of them said:

‘Winning a Landscape Institute award can make a real difference when  promoting our work, and what it takes to do it’ – Environment Agency

‘LUC aim to submit to the LI Awards Programme every year, as we are keen to support the LI’s aim of awarding excellence in landscape design and management. The successful receipt of LI Awards is an important part of our practices promotion of professional services’ – LUC

‘The awards mark the year. They provide an opportunity to describe and share often cutting edge work and continue to raise the profile on the profession which is at the heart of current debate on environmental issues. The awards give us a chance to celebrate excellence with our peer group in the industry.’ – J & L Gibbons LLP

‘Entering these prestigious awards affords an excellent way for landscape architects to communicate and share outstanding work with their peers and the honour of winning undoubtedly raises company profiles.’ – LDA Design


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