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CSLA Announces the Creation of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA)

(OTTAWA) – Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 - The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is proud to announce that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has agreed to establish the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA) to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the CSLA. This award will be the highest honour bestowed by the CSLA and it will be awarded every two years.

The GGMLA is an occasion for Canadians to celebrate and learn about the contributions that professional landscape architects have made to the urban, rural and wilderness environments of Canada over the last century - since Frederick Todd became the first landscape architect to work in Canada in 1900.

In the News

CLICK HERE to read the CSLA press release

"CSLA announces the creation of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture", Canadian Architect, July 6th, 2014

About the GGMLA

The Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA) is the highest honour bestowed on a landscape architect by the CSLA. The medal is intended to honour exceptional landscape architects whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on Canadian society.

Eligibility

The individual must be:
a) a landscape architect, and
b) a member of the CSLA.

Recipients of the CSLA Lifetime Achievement Award are eligible for the GGMLA.

Ineligible Candidates

Current CSLA Board Members are ineligible for the award.

Restrictions   

An individual may only receive the GGMLA once in their lifetime.

Frequency   

One medal is available every two years.

CLICK HERE to download the nomination guidelines and form (deadline to be announced in the Fall of 2014)