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.
The 2020 Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture is currently under adjudication. Results will be announced in early September 2020.
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the 2020 Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture
Learn more about the recipients of the Governor General's Medal in Landscape Architecture
Cornelia Hahn Oberlander (2016) George F. Dark (2018)
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.