The 2018 recipient of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture will be announced August 22nd, 2018. The medal will be remitted in Winnipeg on September 13th, 2018. A public lecture by the recipient will be held the night before.
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.
About the Medal
The medal is made of pure number 110 copper and plated in 24 k gold. The background is frosted and lettering is raised and polished to a high sheen. It weighs 4.75 oz and measures 2.5 inches in diameter, .25 inches in thickness. The recipient's name is struck in "bright cut". The medal was struck by the Mississauga Mint.