Inclusion, celebration, transformation: Landscape Institute Awards 2020 Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists of the LI Awards 2020!

The LI had another record-breaking year for entries – a staggering array of inspiring, innovative projects that show how our sector is tackling the foremost challenges of our age. 2020’s shortlist boasts projects that improve physical and mental health and wellbeing, promote sustainability, build resilience to climate change, and help address the biological diversity crisis.

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Professional, Open and Building With Nature National Award 2020 finalists

AlUla Framework Plan and Guidelines
Alexandra Steed URBAN Ltd

Autonomy, Wellbeing, and Social Interaction: Landscape Design for Active Ageing in Neighborhoods
South China Agricultural University

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Catherine Street Inclusive Play Park & Community Garden
Munro Landscape

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Cator Park, Kidbrooke
HTA Design LLP

Changchuan Culture of Water Ecology Park
SHUISHI

Chelsea Barracks
Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Cleve Hill Solar Park
Arcus Consultancy Services Ltd

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COMMAND OF THE HEIGHTS, Fort Amherst
MEI LOCI LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

Da Sha River Ecological Corridor
AECOM Ltd.

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Data and Design for Property Planning
Jenny Elliott CMLI

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DundasHill Landscape and Public Realm Framework in association with Scottish Canals, Glasgow City Region City Deal and igloo
rankinfraser landscape architecture

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Eastcote Town Centre Rain Gardens
Project Centre

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Edinburgh Sustainable Rainwater Management Guidance
Atkins

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Forth Valley Hospital and Larbert Woods
RaeburnFarquharBowen

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Gallions Park Play Area, Thamesmead
LUC and Peabody

Greenford Quay
HTA Design LLP

Greenkeeper : Enhancing urban green infrastructure
Barton Willmore, Vivid Economics & ECEHH

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Healthy Croydon
Jon Sheaff and Associates

Heiqiao Park in Cuige Zhuang, Chaoyang District of Beijing
Ecoland Planning and Design Corp.

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Hillsborough Castle
The Paul Hogarth Company

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Jersey Integrated Landscape and Seascape Character Assessment
Fiona Fyfe Associates Ltd.

Keyn Glas – Green Ribs
Arup and Highways England

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Living in the Landscape
LDA Design and Peabody

Lower Mill Estate
Habitat First Group & The Landmark Practice

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Nanchang Red Earth Park
SHUISHI

Organizing Multi-faceted Collaboration: Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway Green Corridor Plan
Beijing Forestry University, Atelier DYJG

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
London Legacy Development Corporation

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RHS Back to Nature Garden at RHS Wisley
Davies White Ltd

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Sauchiehall Street Avenue
Urban Movement Limited and Glasgow City Council

Shenzhen Bay East Extension, Shenzhen, China
Morphis & WilkinsonEyre

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Silkstream Park and Montrose Playing Fields
Jon Sheaff and Associates

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Silverlake, Dorset
Habitat First Group & The Landmark Practice

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South East New Territories (SENT) Landfill Landscape Restoration: One-off Interim Monitoring Exercise
URBIS Limited

South Essex Green and Blue Infrastructure Study
Alexandra Steed URBAN Ltd

The Children’s Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Ground Control Ltd & Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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The Green Heart, University of Birmingham
Churchman Thornhill Finch

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The Lakes Estate, Milton Keynes
HTA Design

The Meadow at Elephant Park
B|D landscape architects

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The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice Glasgow
erz Ltd

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The Water Gardens. Hyde Park Estate, London
Refolo Landscape Architects

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Thinking with my ears: Guidance on sound for Landscape Architects
Usue Ruiz Arana

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Tintagel Castle Footbridge and Landscape Enhancements
Nicholas Pearson Associates

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Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront Revitalization – Avenue of Stars & Salisbury Garden
James Corner Field Operations and URBIS Limited

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Urban Childhoods Belfast City Centre
Arup

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Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield
Bradley Murphy Design Ltd (BMD)

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Windermere Jetty
Jonathan Cook Landscape Architects Ltd (aka JCLA)

Worsley Delph Heritage Restoration & Environmental Improvements
Salford City Council

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York Central
Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Student finalists

Climate change policy at the local level, does it go far enough?
Rosie Hammonds, University of Sheffield

Defensive Architecture in Urban Public Space: Case Study of Hong Kong
Ho Shun Yuen, University of Sheffield

Edgelands Bird Continuum
Harry Lavelle, University of Greenwich

From Wilderness to Rewilding – Muir and Monbiot on the Idea of the Wild
Kaisa Mikkola, University of Edinburgh

Designing for mental health: Bloedel Reserve, a case study
Lisa Peachey, University of East London

Bring City to Eco-Urbanism: Urban Nature-led Renewal Landscape Planning and Design
Ningjun Feng, University of Sheffield

Pomona Island Ecological Park and Botanical Gardens
Beatrice Freeman, Leeds Beckett University

Prototype Oldham & The Plant Factory
Karsan Karavadra, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Reclaiming Public Space in Oslo
Jiamin Li, University of Edinburgh

Reimagine Urban Landmarks – the Akersnes Peninsula
Yanqin Pan, University of Edinburgh, ESALA – Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

The intangibility of the landscape: A case study on the relocation of Kiruna, Sweden
Victoria Marie Johnson, University of Edinburgh