The Landscape Institute has today announced the shortlist for its annual awards celebrating the best work of the landscape professions. This year’s awards have received the greatest number of submissions since the awards became annual in 2006.
The winners will be announced on 24th November and highlights of the shortlist are as follows.
- The Paul Hogarth Company for The Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s first long distance driving route, developed to present the dramatic landscapes from north Donegal to west Cork as one marketable destination
- Groundwork London for The LIFE+ Climate proofing social housing project which delivered low-cost climate change adaptation measures retrofitted across three housing estates in the LB of Hammersmith & Fulham
- TACP (UK) Ltd for Green Infrastructure Action Plan for Pollinators in Monmouthshire, Blaenau-Gwent, Caerphilly and Torfaen in South Wales
- Rankinfraser landscape architecture for ‘A Garden for Maggie’s’ Lanarkshire at Monklands General Hospital, Airdrie. The building and enclosed gardens are a single linked composition sitting within the perimeter of the Lime tree woodland of Airdrie House.
- Terrence O’Rourke for Barton Park Oxford, the only strategic site within Oxford to deliver a large number of new homes. Barton Park is one of the 10 pilot projects for the new NHS Healthy New Towns.
- BCA Landscape for Rotunda Community Campus in Liverpool. On a piece of semi-derelict brownfield land, a new campus has been designed to provide opportunities for training and qualifications for volunteers
- Mott MacDonald for the Felixstowe Seafront Gardens restoration project. A public park listed by English Heritage as Grade II, the gardens are located on and at the base of a cliff landscape which connects the town centre to the shoreline.
The full list of Award nominees is below or available on the Landscape Institute website https://www.landscapeinstitute.org/awards/2016-li-awards/ Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 24 November 2016 hosted by Simon Reeve, adventurer, TV presenter and bestselling author at The Brewery, 52 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4SD. The shortlisted projects will be be exhibited at The Building Centre, Store Street, London from 2 November until Christmas 2016.