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2019 WLA Awards



WLA has opened the call for submissions for the 2019 WLA Awards (2019年度WLA奖参), the annual international landscape architecture awards that seek to honour landscape architects around with world for their outstanding work and promote the profession across the world. The Awards endeavour to recognise innovative work (conceptual and built) by landscape architects provides the opportunity for landscape architects from all countries to be recognised on the world stage by their profession.

Past winners of WLA Awards include Sasaki, dwg., OJB Landscape Architecture,  MKSK, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, LandLAB + Monk McKenzie, SLA, PLACE, Rogers Partners, ASDISKY, Ken Smith Workshop, Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership.

All landscape architects who have are members of landscape architecture organisations (AILA, ASLA, CSLA, LI, HKILA, IFLA, ILASA, NZILA, MLAA, etc) or who have graduated from or currently studying in landscape architecture at a university are eligible to enter the World Landscape Architecture Awards.

Any client or organisation who wishes to enter a project must have written permission from the landscape architect or design firm.

Projects must be a concept or built during 2015-2018. Previous winners of WLA Awards cannot be submitted.



All entries must be submitted via email by:

Friday, March 1 at 11:59 Honolulu Time (UTC-10) equivalent to New York – March 2 4:59 am; London – March 2 9:59 am;  Sydney – March 2 8:59pm;



Award of Excellence (Built and Conceptual) – WLA Award Trophy, Featured on WLA and published in the WLA Awards Magazine. Complimentary WLA Partner for one year.

Merit Award (Built and Conceptual) – WLA Award Certificate, Featured on WLA and published in the WLA Awards Magazine.

Student Award – Award of Excellence (Built and Conceptual) – WLA Award Trophy, Featured on WLA and in the WLA Awards Magazine. $250USD Reward (paid by Paypal)

Editor’s Award – WLA Award Trophy, Featured on WLA and in the WLA Awards Magazine. Complimentary WLA Partner for one year.

All entrants are eligible to be published on the WLA website during 2019.




Built Award Categories (Small, Large, Residential) –  $100USD
Conceptual Award –  $100USD
Student Award – $25USD



Annacaterina Piras
She has a PhD in Landscape Architecture gained at the Alghero School of Architecture, University of Sassari (2011) and obtained the first degree in Architecture at the Florence School of Architecture (1999). Since 2004, she has coordinated several international operative workshops, experimenting shared practices in urban interventions by using art as a vehicle for the redevelopment of open spaces, with the collaboration of local artists, communities and cultural foundations.

Chris Reed
Founding Director of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, and both Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture and Co-Director of the Master of Landscape Architecture in Urban Design Program at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He is recognized internationally as a leading voice in the transformation of landscapes and cities, and he works alternately as a researcher, strategist, teacher, designer, and advisor.

Martin Arfalk
The founder and one of the two partners of Mandaworks – a progressive and contemporary design studio engaged in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and comprehensive planning.

Michael Grove
Michael is the Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology at Sasaki. Leading much of the firm’s work in Asia, he is a fierce advocate for the vital role that landscape architects play in shaping contemporary cities.

Mohammad Motallebi
An Iranian environmental and landscape designer with 14 years of experience who is the IFLA Middle East President and also has extensive experience judging IFLA, SILA and other national landscape architecture associations.

Dr Rosalea Monacella
A registered Landscape Architect. She is a faculty member in the Landscape Architecture Department at Harvard University. Her research explores design at the nexus of the urban and natural environments evidenced through projects and masterplans completed around the world.





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