The AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards provides a
key vehicle for the promotion of the achievements and work of landscape
architects in Australia.
In 2014 & 2015, AILA undertook a significant review of
its awards categories, objectives and criteria, as well as other aspects of the
overall program - to ensure that the program celebrates the depth of practice
and contribution of the profession to society. The new program, termed “The
AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards”, has been developed after
extensive research, multiple consultation rounds, and much discussion with
members across many platforms around the country.
The main document to help you understand the new program is
the Entry Guide. The second document is the SA submission requirements. In
addition to this, we have provided the Jurors Guide, which elaborates further
on the judging process however is specifically written for prospective jurors
and finally, the Project Description Form (word format) that is required as
part of your submission.
1. AILA National Landscape Architecture Entry Guide
2. Chapter Recommendations for Submission SA
3. AILA National Landscape Architecture Jury Guide
Project Description Form
NOTE: State based
specific entry guidelines no longer exist. All entries must now address the
National Landscape Architecture Entry Guide along with specific State based
requirements outlined in the SA submission guide and requirements document.
In brief, the
structure of the program is;
The AILA National
Landscape Architecture Awards has two stages, both occurring annually.
The first is a
chapter/state program, followed by the second being the national program.
The state awards
are held in the first half of the year, and the national awards are held in the
second half of the year.
awarded an Award of Excellence and a Landscape Architecture Award at state
level proceed automatically through to the national awards later that same
year- no separate re-submission or fee is required.
All entries are to
be entered directly into their state awards, there are no direct entries to
national awards EXCEPT those to the international category.
Projects must be
entered in the state where the project is located
The Jury will be
selected before the entries are called for, and publicised at the time of
calling for awards.
Projects can be
entered in as many categories as the entrant wishes. A fee is required for each
eligible to be entered into the awards for an unlimited period and can be
entered in multiple years if unsuccessful.
In brief, the new
In 2016, AILA is
offering your first entry FREE. We want to encourage all our members to
participate in this brand new and improved awards program, and to celebrate our
50th birthday. Free entry applies to the first entry submitted per practice
(per state) where a member is employed.
The entry fee to
the AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards is now set at $299 +GST, which
applies to any subsequent entries made in 2016. The increase in fee allows for
automatic resubmission into National Awards (for those eligible), and no
further payment is required for those entrants progressing to National awards.
Please note - You
must use the below promo code at the time of entry to ensure your first entry
NOTE: All SA 2015
Awards winners will have been contacted directly by the AILA Canberra Office in
regards to submitting for the 2016 AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards.
They are not required to submit for the 2016 AILA SA Landscape Architecture
on the video below to hear more about the AILA National Landscape Architecture
Awards program from Chair of the National Awards Review Taskforce, Adam Hunter