Announcing the shortlist for the 2019 WLA Awards

The 2019 WLA Awards attracted over 175 entrants with a diverse range of submissions from across the world. The jurors had a hard time judging the entries as design quality was very high and many entries were at same level. One juror also commented, “Reading through all of the submissions was very rewarding, as many of them are quite interesting and educational.”

World Landscape Architecture is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 WLA Awards (in alphabetical order by project name)

Built – Large

Bud and Susie Rogers Garden – Akron, Ohio, USA – OLIN

Bud and Susie Rogers Garden – Akron, Ohio, USA – OLIN

Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park – Bangkok Thailand – Landprocess

Darling Harbour Public Realm – Sydney, Australia – HASSELL

Huangpu River Banks – Shanghai, P.R. China – Agence Ter

Jiangyin Greenway Loop | Urban Necklace – Jiangyin, P.R. China – BAU

Luxelakes Eco City – Chengdu, China – GVL (Gossamer)

Park of Boulogne Billancourt – Paris, France – Agence Ter

Stadium Park & Chevron Parkland – Perth, Australia – HASSELL

SUND Nature Park – Copenhagen Denmark – SLA

The Spheres – Seattle, Washington, USA – Site Workshop

Find out more about the Built – Large shortlisted entries


Built Residential

Wasatch Back Residence – Utah, USA  – Design Workshop

DBX Ranch – Aspen, Colorado, USA – Design Workshop

Godrej Platinum – Kolkata, India – One Landscape

Ink, Residential Cultural Display Pavilion – Xiamen, P.R. China – GVL (Gossamer)

Wasatch Back Residence – Utah, USA  – Design Workshop

Built Small

Light Sculpture Plaza – Modi’in, Israel – Shlomo Aronson Architects

Face to Face/ Tête à Tête King Street Parklet – Toronto, Canada – PLANT Architect Inc.

Into the Forest – Mantova, Italy – Openfabric

Light Sculpture Plaza – Modi’in, Israel – Shlomo Aronson Architects

Pridham Hall – Adelaide, Australia – JPE Design Studio & Snøhetta

Conceptual

Pershing Square – Los Angeles, California, USA – Agence Ter

11th Street Bridge Park – Washington, DC – OLIN + OMA

HALO – Ebbsfleet, UK – Bradley Murphy Design

Island Moutere – New Zealand – LAND Lab

Pershing Square – Los Angeles, California, USA – Agence Ter

Resilient South City – South San Francisco, United States – HASSELL+

Sanlin Valley Park – Shanghai, P.R. China – TLS landscape architecture

Shenzhen Bay Avenue –  Shenzhen, P.R. China – Morphis + WilkinsonEyre

Te Whau Pathway – Auckland, New Zealand – Jasmax + Monk MacKenzie + Stantec

Student

Arlington National Cemetery – Amanda Ton – Harvard Graduate School of Design

Arlington National Cemetery – Amanda Ton – Harvard Graduate School of Design

Discover Krakow Remember Plaszow – Caitlin Dawson – University of Edinburgh

Martian Scape – Maheshika Ekanayake – University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Ouzai Coastal Slums – Tara Kanj – American University of Beirut

The Drainage Filter for the Everglades – Meikang Li, Qiwei Song, Chaoyi Cui – University of Toronto

Three Stacks and a Rock-Inheriting Californian Coastal Powerplants – David Koo – University of California Berkeley

Urban Refill – Jinyi Yang & Qingyi Li – Wuhan Polytechnic University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Waters In Peril Collective Measures For A Dying Lake Winnipe – Jaysen Ariola – University of Toronto


Jury

Annacaterina Piras
She has a PhD in Landscape Architecture gained at the Alghero School of Architecture, University of Sassari (2011).

Chris Reed
Founding Director of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, and both Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture.

Martin Arfalk
The founder and one of the two partners of Mandaworks.

Michael Grove
Michael is the Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology at Sasaki.

Mohammad Motallebi
An Iranian environmental and landscape designer with 14 years of experience who is the IFLA Middle East President.

Dr Rosalea Monacella
A registered Landscape Architect. She is a faculty member in the Landscape Architecture Department at Harvard University.


Thank you to everyone who entered. We will be publishing the shortlisted entries over the coming days.

The winners (Award of Excellence and Merit Award) for each category will be announced on April 16, 2019.

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