Professional category

Excellence in Landscape Planning and Assessment

This award celebrates assessments, strategies, or documents for use in planning decisions.

It is open to LI members. 

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What we are celebrating

This award celebrates the role of landscape professionals in creating assessments, strategies, or documents for use in planning decisions.  This could be something new or bespoke, or simply a high-quality example of an existing approach.  Typical examples include LVIAs, green infrastructure strategies, landscape character assessments, supplementary planning documents, neighbourhood plans, transport strategies, etc. 


To enter this Award:

  • Part of the awarded activity must have taken place between July 2019 and July 2021
  • Work may be a stand-alone project or form part of a larger project 

Judging criteria

This award will be scored by an independent panel of judges against our Judging Criteria:

  • Sustainability 
  • Value 
  • Professionalism 

In selecting an eventual winner, the judges will focus especially on the degree to which the entry: 

  • relies upon thorough and robust analysis of impacts, risks, and benefits 
  • is described in clear, authoritative terms with well-designed documentation 

Follow this link to read more details on these criteria and the sub-criteria to make sure you clearly identify how your work meets the specific requirements for your category. 

Excellence in Landscape Planning and Assessment Award 2020 Winner

An overview from the last years Awards winner on what made their entry successful and much more