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External Awards

Here you’ll find an ongoing list of external awards landscape architects and interns can apply to throughout the year.

The OALA endeavours to keep the listings current, however if you find new information we should post, please contact [email protected]. We hope visitors to this site will tell others about it and use it themselves as a tool in advancing their own careers with notable achievements and in advancing the profession of landscape architecture.

Call for nominations for the 2023 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award now open

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of landscape architecture, is soliciting nominations for its Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.

The Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honor that IFLA can bestow upon a landscape architect. The award recognizes living landscape architects whose achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The award is bestowed annually on academics or practitioners whose work and achievements are respected internationally.

Nominations can be made by any person anywhere in the world. We also welcome nominations from IFLA member associations, delegates, members, and members of allied professional organizations. Nominations must consist of a brief letter, no longer than three pages, describing the nominee’s qualifications, including a summary of their background and achievements; professional work and/or teaching and publications; and a review of the nominee’s international contributions.

Please submit nominations to Sally Robertshaw, Executive Secretary, IFLA at [email protected]. Nominations must be received by 31 March 2023.

Mississauga Urban Design Awards 2023 | The Next Big Thing

Submission Deadline: April 14, 2023

People’s Choice Voting Open: June 1 – July 30, 2023

September 21, 2023*: Awards Ceremony and Announcement (*tentative date)

The City has a long history of recognizing excellence in Urban Design. Established in 1981, the Mississauga Urban Design Awards is the oldest Urban Design Awards program in Ontario. The program offer three awards of distinction, including:

Award of Excellence

Given to projects that demonstrate excellence across all judging criteria.

Award of Merit

Given to projects that demonstrate excellence in one or more of the judging criteria

Healthy by Design

Given to projects that exemplify the six Healthy Community Design elements

The Mississauga Urban Design Awards also includes a People’s Choice Award, which is given to the project that receives the most public support through online voting.

The Mississauga Urban Design Awards invites a broad range of nominations, including private and public development projects, and urban elements or small developments which impact the quality of the public realm.

For more information about the program, or to nominate a project, please visit www.mississauga.ca/urbandesignawards or contact [email protected]