CSLA Announces the Recipients of the 2020 Awards of Excellence

May 12, 2020

This year’s winners demonstrate that landscape architects are leading sustainability, conservation and recreation by promoting a broad vision of our environment and being key players in planning our cities. This year's awards are exemplary in that they demonstrate excellent practice in a multidisciplinary approach in planning and design.

OTTAWA – Today, the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the recipients of the Awards of Excellence. This year, 13 projects received a national award. These award-winning projects are preeminent examples of Canadian landscape architecture. They illustrate the range of what landscape architects do and how landscape architects are helping to reshape our communities by defining the places where we live, work and play. 

Winners were selected by a national jury of landscape architects. A total of 68 submissions were received. Criteria applied by the jurors included:

  • demonstration of a deep understanding of the craft of landscape architecture and attention to composition and detail
  • demonstration of excellence in leadership, project management, breadth of work, new directions or new technology
  • innovation in concept, process, materials or implementation
  • promotion of the discipline amongst related professions, clients and the general public
  • demonstration of exemplary environmental and/or social awareness.

Learn about the 2020 Awards of Excellence Jury

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The 2020 National Award Recipients are:

Exterior Living Wall (Dartmouth, NS)

Outside! Planning & Design Studio

Contact: Sue Sirrs, APALA, CSLA, ASLA

Category: Research

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Rain City Strategy: A green rainwater infrastructure and rainwater management initiative (Vancouver, BC)

City of Vancouver

Contact: Cameron Owen, BCSLA, CSLA

Category: Planning and Analysis

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Top of the World Highway Interpretive Plan (Dawson, YT)

NVision Insight Group with Wendy Shearer Cultural Heritage Specialist

Contact: Chris Grosset, NuALA, NWTALA, FCSLA

Category: Planning and Analysis

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The Meadoway (Scarborough, ON)

Perkins and Will

Contact: John Slack, OALA, CSLA, ASLA, LEED AP® ND, RELi AP

Category: Planning and Analysis

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Bank of Canada Head Office Renewal (Ottawa, ON)

DTAH

Contact: John Hillier, OALA, FCSLA

Category: Small-Scale Landscapes 

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Community Wellbeing: A Framework for the Design Professions

DIALOG

Contact: Greg Stewart, AALA, BCSLA, CSLA

Category: Communications

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Archaeology and Calgary Parks Uncovering Human History (Calgary, AB)

City of Calgary

Contact: Michelle Reid, AALA, CSLA

Category: Research

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Walterdale Bridge (Edmonton, AB)

DIALOG

Contact: Doug Carlyle, AALA, BCSLA, FCSLA, ASLA

Category: Large-Scale Landscapes

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Mechanized River Valley Access (Edmonton, AB)

DIALOG

Contacts:

Doug Carlyle, AALA, BCSLA, FCSLA, ASLA &

Jill Robertson, AALA, BCSLA, OALA, CSLA

Category: Medium-Scale Landscapes

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Aga Khan Garden (Edmonton, AB)

Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects 

Contact: Thomas Woltz, AALA, BCSLA, OALA, CSLA

Category: Medium-Scale Landscapes

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Manitoboggan (Winnipeg, MB)

Public City Architecture

Contact: Liz Wreford, MALA, OALA, AALA, SALA, CSLA

Category: Small-Scale Landscapes

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West Eau Claire Park (Calgary, AB)

O2 Planning + Design

Contact: Matt Williams, AALA, CSLA

Category: Medium-Scale Landscapes

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Square Dorchester - Réaménagement de la portion Nord (Montréal, QC)

Claude Cormier et Associés

Contacts: Claude Cormier, OQ, RAIC, AAPQ, OALA, FCSLA, ASLA & Sophie Beaudoin, AAPQ, CSLA

Category: Small-Scale Landscapes

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