Professional category

Excellence in Sustainable Infrastructure

This award celebrates landscape projectwhich are integral to built infrastructure, across energy, digital, utilities, waste, or transport.   

It is open to LI members. 

What we are celebrating

This award celebrates the landscape professional’s role isustainable built infrastructure schemes.  This may be across energydigital, utilities, waste, or transport.  It may be linear schemes, such as railway verges or individual sites, such as a port, solar farm, or waste site.  It may be anything from an early stage assessment to a builtout place (NB: This excludes water and flooding schemes, which should be entered in the Excellence in Flood and Water Management category).

This award is open to different types of landscape works, including (but not necessarily limited to): 

  • Assessment or research 
  • Planning document 
  • Design: concept/outline  
  • Design: detailed/technical 
  • Design implementation 
  • Management strategy 


To enter this Award:

  • Part of the awarded activity must have taken place between July 2018 and July 2020
  • The 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:

  • Design 
  • Sustainability 
  • Value 
  • Professionalism 

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

  • has overcome site challenges in an innovative or creative way 
  • is consistent with current UK best practice and standards, and any relevant design guidance 

Submitting your entry

This is an online entry.

Make sure you carefully read the How to Enter page for important information about the process and conditions of entry.

You should also read the Judging Criteria and the guide to entering Professional categories for information on eligibility and what you will need to provide in your entry.

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