The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Announces Awards

The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) has recently announced the winners of its National Awards of Excellence. 11 projects received a national award and one project, Lasdowne Park was selected for the Jury's Award of Excellence, "given to one project per year which best demonstrates the CSLA's vision of advancing the art, science and practice of landscape architecture."

Per the CSLA, winners were selected by a national jury of landscape architects. The principal criteria applied by the jurors were:

  • Demonstration of a deep understanding of the craft of landscape architecture and attention to composition and detail
  • Demonstration of excellence in leadership, project management, breadth of work, new directions or new technology o Innovation in concept, process, materials or implementation
  • Promotion of the discipline amongst related professions, clients and the general public
  • Demonstration of exemplary environmental and / or social awareness

Lansdowne Park
PFS Studio
Contact: Greg Smallenberg Category:
Public Landscapes Designed by a Landscape Architect

University of Ottawa Campus Master Plan
Urban Strategies Inc.
Contact: George Dark
Category: Planning & Analysis | Large-Scale Design

Peace Garden at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall
PLANT Architect Inc.|Perkins + Will Canada in Joint Venture with Hoerr Schaudt Landscape

Architecture and Adrian Blackwell Urban Projects
Contact: Lisa Rapoport
Category: Public Landscapes Designed by a Landscape Architect


The West Don Lands The Planning Partnership and PFS Studio
Contact: David Leinster and Greg Smallenberg
Category: Public Landscapes Designed by a Landscape Architect

City of Toronto: The Grow More Manual
Forest and Field Landscape Architecture
Contact: Matthew Sweig et Michelle Lazar
Category: Research | Communication


230 Sackville
Scott Torrance Landscape Architect Inc.
Contact: Scott Torrance
Category: Residential Landscapes Designed by a Landscape Architect


Bayview Glen Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan (SNAP) Schollen & Company Inc.
Contact: Mark Schollen
Category: New Directions | Conceptual Work


City of Kitchener: Cultural Heritage Landscapes
The Landplan Collaborative Ltd.
Contact: Rod MacDonald
Category: Research | Communication


Technopôle Angus
NIPPAYSAGE
Contact: Michel Langevin
Category: Planning & Analysis | Large-Scale Design


YUL/MTL: Paysages en mouvement
Chaire en paysage et environnement et Chaire UNESCO en paysage et environnement de
l'Université de Montréal
Contact : Philippe Poullaouec-Gonidec
Category: Research | Communication

Benjamin Boyd is a landscape architect practicing in Baltimore, Maryland and very much enjoyed that one time he went to Canada so much so that he proposed to his wife there.

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