Professional category

Excellence in Place Regeneration

This award is for  interventions or initiatives which seek to regenerate or reactivate existing places 

It is open to individual chartered, fellow or academic member of the Landscape Institute or an office, department or section headed by a chartered member of the Institute. 

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What we are celebrating

This award celebrates initiatives which seek to regenerate or reactivate existing places. This may be through place visioning and branding, public realm and high street regeneration projects, BID and town centre strategies, temporary installations and events, promoting footfall, urban gardening and greening, public art and installations, street furniture and lighting design.  Any place is eligible, whether urban or rural, large or small. 

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

  • Assessment or research 
  • New process or intervention  
  • Planning document 
  • Management strategy 

Judging criteria

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

  • Sustainability 
  • Value 
  • Professionalism 
  • The relevant aspects of the Design criteria

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

  • maximises the opportunity of local regeneration and economic development 
  • has evidence of how the proposals overcome site challenges in an innovative or creative way
  • has evidence as to how the scheme maximises the opportunity and benefits to local regeneration and economic development
  • provides wider social and cultural benefits to local communities

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. 


To enter this Award:

  • The work may be any scale 
  • Part of the awarded activity must have taken place between July 2021 and July 2023
  • The work may be a stand-alone project or form part of a larger project

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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