2023 Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the LI Awards 2023!

We had over 150 entries this year across 17 categories.
This year’s applicants impressed our judges and we’re delighted to be able to share our #LIAwards2023 finalists below.

Open categories

Landscape Legacy Award

Headline sponsor

Renewable Energy Infrastructure do we need a new aesthetic in the face of climate change?

MVGLA

Marc van Grieken
©The Research Institute Of Historic Environment Conservation and Regeneration, SCUT

Scenario Reappear – Micro Renovation and Renewal Design of Guangzhou Panxi Restaurant

SCUT

©Jason Hawkes for LLDC

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London Legacy Development Corporation

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The Dame Sylvia Crowe International Award

From Gutter to Valley: Activating a Neglected Canal as a Community Hub

Lab D+H Shanghai

Client: Wide Horizons
Landscape Lead Designers: Zhongwei Li, Nan Lin
Landscape Design Team: Jiajun Wang, Wenzhe Jiang, Yijia Zhu, Jie Xu, Xiujuan Li, Yufei Fan, Jingyu Wu, Xiaowen Pan, Qiran Zhang, Yiting Hu
Construction Company: Chengdu Shuren Landscape Engineering Co., LTD
Waterscape Consultant: Sushui Design
Cooperate with the construction drawing: LEDA Landscape
Architects: Zhouyu Design Group Co., Ltd.
Curtain Wall Design: China Construction Shenzhen Decoration Co., Ltd
BIM: Chengdu Yingjie Engineering Technology Co. LTD
Lighting Consultant: HITTON Lighting Consultant
Signage & Wayfinding Consultant: Liangxiang Design
Soft outfit design: Chongqing Kaji Culture & Art Co., Ltd.
Installation Art Design: Chongqing Kaji Culture & Art Co., Ltd.
Waterscape Construction: Sichuan Bolier Light and Shadow Water Show Technology Co., Ltd.
Structural Design: Sichuan Yinhe Construction Engineering Co., Ltd.
Sign Design Engineering: Chengdu Yuanxin Huatong Environmental Engineering Co., Ltd.
Flower Border Construction: Chengdu Huimei Flower Gardening Engineering Co., Ltd.
©Shixian Shen and Rui Li

Return to Nature——Renovation of Hangzhou Children’s Park

China Academy of Art /The Design Institute of Landscape & Architecture China Academy of Art Co.,Ltd.

Client: Hangzhou Children’s Park Committee
Design Company:China Academy of Art; The Design Institute of Landscape & Architecture China Academy of Art Co.,Ltd.
Designers: Shixian Shen, Yang He, Fang Fang, Rui Li, Xiaofeng Yang, Yue Yu,Yari Jin, Qinmeng Yu, Zhiqiang Wang
©AECOM

Restoration of Polders through Nature-based Solutions

AECOM

AECOM Design Team: Lian Tao, Sidun Xiong, Xiaodan Liu, Haiyu Tang, Junjun Xu, Yifei Li, Ziwei Ye, Danhua Zhang, Yixin Cheng, Jian Xu
AECOM Architecture Consultant: Thomas Young
AECOM Landscape Consultant: Lee Parks
Architecture Design: GOA
Consultant: gad Shanghai Architectural Design Co., Ltd.
Collaborators: ChengBang Design Group Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Greenwind Ecotourism Planning and Design Institue Co., Ltd.
Client: Ningbo Kaitou Bluetown Investment and Development Group Co., Ltd.

Community Co-built Garden of Yuehai Subdistrict in Shenzhen

Urban Planning & Design Institute of Shenzhen

Guangyu Yu, Sihan Huang, Yibin Yue, Tian Wu, Huitao Deng, Muyun Chen, Wenhui Xu, Zhuang Gu, Jiajun Song, Zichun Lei, Yizhen Hou, Chunyan Zhao, Yue Wang, Xiang Lan, Zhiqiang Zou, Zhiheng Lu
©GP+B

Site Tour Eiffel

Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Client
City of Paris – Eiffel Tower Team
Design Team
Design Team Lead
Landscape Architecture
GUSTAFSON PORTER + BOWMAN
Architecture
CHARTIER-CORBASSON ARCHITECTS
Heritage Architects
ATELIER MONCHECOURT & CO
Urban Activation
SATHY
Civil Engineering
MA-GEO
Legal & Financial Advisor
ARIANE DIENSTAG SAS
Mobility
DEVILLERS & ASSOCIATES
Structural Engineering
BOLLINGER + GROHMANN
Lighting Design
8’18
Safety & Security
CRONOS
Digital Product Agency
AREA 17
Furniture, Signage & Wayfinding
STUDIO BRICHET ZIEGLER
Architectural Programming
YRIS AMO
MEP & Sustainability
INEX SAS
Acoustics
AVEL
Art, Culture and Event Planning
MANIFESTO
Exhibition Design
dUCKS SCÉNO
Geotechnical Engineering
SEMOFI
Soil Ecology
SOL PAYSAGE
Traffic Analysis
CDVIA
Crowd Modelling
MOVEMENT STRATEGIES
Urbanist & Sociologist
PROF. ALAIN BOURDIN
Quantity Surveyor
VPEAS
Construction Coordination
PLANET MANAGEMENT
BIM Management
BIM SERVICES

Rijnvliet Edible Neighborhood

Felixx Landscape Architects and Planners

Municipality Utrecht (client), De Zwarte Hond (Urban planning advisor), Felixx Landscape Architects and Planners (landscape, public space), Æ Food Forestry Development (Food forest advisor), Van Wijk Nieuwegein (construction developer), Van Wanrooij developer (developer).

Landscape Research and Digital Innovation Award

©Adrian McGregor

Biourbanism :: Cities as Nature

McGregor Coxall and Adrian McGregor

A Framework in Evaluating Human-Nature Interaction in A Public Place

OSU

Bo Zhang, Cheryl Mihalko, Yang Song, Xun Zhu, Zhongzhong Zeng, Chongchong Wang, Xinting Cheng, & Xiwei Shen.

Studies in the visual perception of post-industrial landscapes: how people read parks

Beijing Forestry University & L. Design Collaborative

Fang Wei, Yiqing Wu, Qing Li, Changming Yu, Moyang Wang, Ruoshi Zhang, Nicholas Lynch
©Justin Knight

Atlas for a City-Region: Imagining the Post-Brexit Landscapes of the Irish Northwest

Critical Landscapes Design Lab and Gareth Doherty

Atlas for a City-Region: Imagining the Post-Brexit Landscapes of the Irish Northwest

Excellence in Collaboration, Engagement and Influence

©Paul Upward Photography

Shoreditch Park

LUC & London Borough of Hackney

Shoreditch Park
©Landstory & Regrarians

Stour Valley Park

Landstory

Stour Valley Park
©B|D Landscape Architects

Cardinal Place Co-Design

Cardinal Place Co-Design

Dementia friendly design

PRP

Dementia friendly landscape and the West Dereham Ward garden

Landscape and Parks Management

©LUC

Stanmer Park Management and Maintenance Plan

LUC

Stanmer Park Management and Maintenance Plan

Wakefield Parks Management Plans

Arcadis

Wakefield Parks Management Plans

Professional categories

Excellence in Biodiversity Conservation and Enhancement

©Nick Harrison

Urban GreenUP: The Pollinator Project

reShaped and Flavia Goldsworthy

Urban GreenUP: The Pollinator Project
©Richard Bloom

Mayfield Park, Manchester

Studio Egret West

Mayfield Park / Studio Egret West

Shugborough Wood Pasturescape Development Plan

Land Use Consultants

Shugborough Wood Pasturescape Development Plan
©Bulwick Estates

Harringworth Wildlands

Southern Green

Harringworth Wildlands

Excellence in Climate, Environment, and Social Outcomes

©Atkins

Climate Ready Edinburgh: Creating a people, nature and climate friendly city

Atkins

Creating a Climate Ready Edinburgh
©Jarrell Goh

Mayfield Park, Manchester

Mayfield Park / Studio Egret West
©Airborne Lens

A Development Framework for the Hagshaw Energy Cluster – Planning for Net Zero

LUC

A Development Framework for the Hagshaw Energy Cluster – Planning for Net Zero
©Nick Harrison

Urban GreenUP: The Pollinator Project

reShaped and Flavia Goldsworthy

Urban GreenUP: The Pollinator Project

Excellence in Heritage and Culture

​​St Albans Cathedral Sumpter Yard Revived​

J&L Gibbons

St Albans Cathedral Sumpter Yard Revived

Zetland Park Regeneration Project

LUC

Zetland Park Regeneration Project

Excellence in Landscape Design

©Robin Forster / LDA Design

Strand Aldwych

LDA Design

Strand Aldwych
©Christopher Swan / LDA Design

Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

LDA Design

Union Terrace Gardens

Mayfield Park, Manchester

Studio Egret West

Mayfield Park / Studio Egret West

Excellence in Landscape Planning and Assessment

©LUC

Pembrokeshire Green Infrastructure Assessment

LUC

Pembrokeshire Green Infrastructure Assessment
©Pollard Thomas Edwards & McGregor Coxall

​​Cherry Hinton North Design Code

McGregor Coxall

Cherry Hinton North Design Code

Otterpool Park Garden Town, Kent

Arcadis

Otterpool Park Garden Town, Kent

Nottingham Greenspace Strategy

Arkwood Ltd (formerly Jon Sheaff and Associates)

Nottingham Greenspace Strategy

Excellence in Masterplanning and Urban Design

Letterkenny 2040

The Paul Hogarth Company

Letterkenny 2040

Westerhill Regeneration Area Masterplan, Scotland

Arcadis

Westerhill Regeneration Area Masterplan, Scotland

Orchard Farm Self Build, Kent

Collective – Urban Strategies & Eleanor + Donald Landscape Architects Ltd

Orchard Farm Self Build, Kent

Excellence in Place Regeneration

©Richard Bloom

Mayfield Park, Manchester

Studio Egret West

Mayfield Park / Studio Egret West
©Christopher Swan

Lochgilphead Front Green

ERZ

erz Ltd
©John Sturrock

Claremont Park, Brent Cross Town

HTA Design LLP / Related Argent

Claremont Park, Brent Cross Town

Excellence in Public Health and Wellbeing

©Richard Bloom

Mayfield Park, Manchester

Studio Egret West

Mayfield Park / Studio Egret West

©City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Bradford Council Landscape Design and Conservation Team

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (Bradford Council)

Challenging public health inequalities across Bradford District

East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR)

Atkins

East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR)
©Louise Haywood-Schiefer_Copyright Loveday&Co

Abbey Road Sensory Garden

ReardonSmith Landscape

Abbey Road Sensory Garden – Ed Freeman Landscape Architects LLP & Frogmore / Loveday & Co

Excellence in Small Landscape and Garden Design

©Jack Hobhouse and B|D Landscape Architects

Living Wetland Theatre

B|D Landscape Architects

Living Wetland Theatre
©ZAC and ZAC

Glenkinchie Distillery

The Paul Hogarth Company

Glenkinchie Distillery

Wraxall Yard

Hortus Collective

Wraxall Yard
©rankinfraser

The Bowline

rankinfraser landscape architecture

The Bowline

Special category

Building with Nature National Award 2022

Pydar

PRP

Pydar Street

Hatherop Road, Fairford

EDP

Land at Hatherop Road, Fairford

Student categories

Student Portfolio

Design with the power of nature – Using nature sediment movements to protect nuclear power station

Jinming Wei

Benjamin Adams

Benjamin Adams

A Landscape Journey

Malgorzata Gudel

Estee’s Portfolio 2016-2022

Estee Tsoi

Student Dissertation

©Brett Cole

Cities and Uncertainty: Ephemeral Urbanism as a Response to Climate Change

Ben Keene

Bridging a Connection

Ruby Allison

©Loerke, 2020

The Lost Rivers of Mexico City

Paloma Martínez Solares Callejas

The Herring Girls: surfacing a heritage of landscape through folk song

Nyima Murry