2020 Recognition Awards Recipients

Eha Naylor Awarded 2020 CSLA President's Award and Chris Phillips Awarded 2020 CSLA Lifetime Achievement Award

Ottawa – June 17, 2020 - The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is pleased to announce that Eha Naylor will receive the CSLA President's Award and Chris Phillips will receive the CSLA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The CSLA Recognition Awards honour the work and commitment of Canadians to the profession of landscape architecture. The awards will be given at the CSLA Gala to be held during the 2021 CSLA Congress in Ottawa, Ontario.


The Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded annually to a member of the CSLA whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of the public and on the environment.

Read Chris Phillips' biography



"Throughout his career, he has exemplified a consistently high level of professional competence, an ability to deliver innovative solutions to complex problems in ways that appear natural and even self-evident, to engage those most directly impacted by his projects in an inclusive and respectful manner, and to do so with grace and a fair measure of modesty."  - Peter Jacobs, RCA, AAPQ, FCSLA, FASLA


The CSLA President's Award is the honour the President of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects may bestow upon a CSLA member for outstanding contribution to the profession.  

Read Eha Naylor's biography




"Eha Naylor, who is both a landscape architect and a planner, is enjoying a remarkable career with significant contributions to the profession that bridge planning and ecological design fields.Her skills include the integration of sustainable design measures and climate change adaptation as components of large infrastructure projects. In addition to her impressive career path, Eha has distinguished herself as an ardent advocate for the profession, Chairing the OALA Practice Legislation Committee, among others. She is truly a remarkable professional and a shining example of how landscape architects impact our communities in a profound way."  - Glenn A. O'Connor, OALA, FCSLA, ASLA


The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is a professional organization with landscape architect members, associate (or intern) members, and student of landscape architecture members. As the voice of the profession in Canada, the CSLA is an advocate for its members on issues such as urban design, urban renewal, sustainable development, climate change, and cultural heritage.

Further Information

Michelle Legault, Executive Director, CSLA
613-668-4775 or executive-director@csla-aapc.ca


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