Friday 3 November 2023

The Brewery
52 Chiswell Street,


The LI Awards are all about celebrating people, place and nature, and the myriad ways that landscape projects can connect them. It celebrates spaces that people can be truly proud of.

In February 2022 the government published its long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper, outlining its mission to ‘level up’ the country. The paper reflects the fact that placemaking, green spaces and the built environment will be instrumental to this agenda. We know that landscape professionals across the globe are already implementing this holistic vision and the awards will celebrate their exceptional contributions.

‘Landscape professionals can implement this holistic vision, delivering nature-based solutions, giving local communities a voice, and designing spaces that people can be truly proud of.” Said Sue Morgan, CEO, Landscape Institute.

The LI Awards celebrate the exceptional contribution of landscape designers, managers, planners, researchers, local authorities, and more across the world in levelling up and creating a better place to live.

  • 9 redesigned Professional category awards, covering all aspects of practice
  • 5 Open category awards, for landscape professionals anywhere to enter
  • Building with Nature Award
  • Early bird fees available from 18th April – 18th May 2023, with an additional £30 off for for sole traders, those that work in public sector or 3rd sector (such as voluntary groups, charities, NGOs).

Enter your work to be recognised for your outstanding achievements in landscape – or get involved by applying to be a judge or by sponsoring an award.

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Li Awards Professional Categories

Professional Categories

The 9 Professional Category awards recognise the outstanding work of landscape professionals of all disciplines.

Open Category

Open Categories

These awards recognise exceptional work in landscape and are open to any individual, organisation, government, university or groups to enter.

Student Categories

The Student Categories are open to LI student members who are completing or have completed an undergraduate or post-graduate course accredited by the Landscape Institute. Winners will be announced at the LI Awards ceremony in November 2023.

Building with Nature National Award 2023

The Building with Nature Award recognises the design, delivery and management of great places for people and wildlife. Open to recipients of a Building with Nature Accreditation.

President Award

The President of the Landscape Institute will select one piece of work from the winners of the Professional, Open and Student categories for the presentation of the President’s Award for the Best Landscape Scheme of the Year.

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