Landscape Institute announces 2015 Awards

Queen-Elizabeth-Olympic-Park-South-Plaza-(credit-Robin-Forster-and-LDA-Design)
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park South Plaza winner of the Design for a Large Scale Development by James Corner Field Operations and LDA Design (image credit Robin Forster and LDA-Design)

Last week the Landscape Institute announced the winners for the Landscape Awards 2015. Congratulations to everyone who won this year and you can view the full list below for every award presented at this year’s ceremony.

President’s Award
Winner
Brentford High Street ‘making the connection’
Kinnear Landscape Architects

Adding Value through Landscape
Winner
Vauxhall Promenade of Curiosities
Erect Architecture and J & L Gibbons

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

Manchester Garden City
BDP

Communications and Presentation
Winner
Cities Alive – rethinking green infrastructure
Arup

Highly Commended
A Record of Lancaster
BCA Landscape & Smiling Wolf

Ballymena Public Realm Consultation
The Paul Hogarth Company

Design for a Small Scale Development
Winner
Derbyshire Street Pocket Park, London
Greysmith Associates

Highly Commended
Millshott Close, Hammersmith Riverside
Groundwork London

Macaulay Walk, Clapham
Churchman Landscape Architects

Arcadia Nursery, Edinburgh
erz

Design for a Medium Scale Development
Winner
Littlehaven Promenade
OOBE

Highly Commended
John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes Building
LUC

Design for a Large Scale Development
Winner
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
Winner
Urban Physic Garden
Wayward

Highly Commended
“Roof East”, Stratford
Groundwork London

UK Pavilion, Milan Expo 2015
BDP and Wolfgang Buttress

Science, Management and Stewardship
Winner
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park management plan 2014 – 2019
Land Management Services

Heritage and Conservation
Winner
Walpole Park, London
J & L Gibbons

Highly Commended
The Restoration of The Level, Brighton
LUC

Landscape Policy and Research
Winner
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
Winner
‘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
Winner
Isle of Anglesey, Gwynedd and Snowdonia National Park Landscape Sensitivity and Capacity Study
Gillespies

Highly Commended
CIVI: Cumulative Impacts of Vertical Infrastructure
WYG

Student Dissertation
Winner
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
Winner
Fraser Halliday, Edinburgh College of Art

Highly Commended
Rachel Brown, Edinburgh College of Art

Urban Design and Masterplanning
Winner
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
BDP

Client of the Year
Winner
The Land Trust

Fellows’ Award for Climate Change Adaptation
Winner
Littlehaven Promenade, South Shields

Go to the Landscape Institute Awards website from more information about each award and case studies for each project

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