2018 WLA Awards announced

INTERNATIONAL

In late 2017, WLA called for submissions to the annual World Landscape Architecture Awards. Entries came from all over the world and once again they were of a high-quality and addressed many themes, particularly climate change and creating places for people. After the jury shortlisted entries in March for each category including Built Design – Small, Built Design – Large, Conceptual and Student they then scored each entry. WLA is proud to announce the following winners of the 2018 WLA Awards:

BUILT DESIGN – SMALL PROJECT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WINNER
Cycling through Water – Provincie Limburg

MERIT

Night Garden – dwg.

BUILT DESIGN – LARGE PROJECT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WINNER
Klyde Warren Park – OJB Landscape Architecture

MERIT
Scioto Greenways – MKSK

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WINNER
Coastal Resilience Solutions for East Boston and Charlestown – Stoss Landscape Urbanism
MERIT
Park Over GA400 -Rogers Partners & Nelson Byrd Woltz

STUDENT AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WINNER
A moving story “National Geo-Monument Park” – Nipun Hettiarachchi (University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka)

MERIT
Restoring the “Urban” Wilderness – Maria Taffuri (University of Edinburgh)

EDITOR’S AWARD
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WINNER
Medellín River Parks – Sebastian Monsalve Gomez

Thank you to all the entrants in the 2018 WLA Awards and the jurors including Cheryl Barton, Isabel Zempel, Nadia Amoroso, Peter Chmiel, Simon Morrison.

The WLA Award Magazine will launch on 17 April including the shortlisted entries and winners along with jury comments.

2019 WLA Awards will be launched in November 2018 and there will be a call for jurors will be in August 2018.

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