APLD 2010 International Landscape Design Awards Call for Entries
September 30, 2009 in Awards
The APLD International Landscape Design Awards recognizes excellence in the field of landscape design. For 2010, the entry process will continue to be electronic and the entry categories have been expanded to allow for recognition of show gardens. APLD also recognizes that sustainability is an increasingly necessary component in all landscape design, and it will be considered in the judging of all pertinent categories.
The best entries, judged by a distinguished international jury, will receive a gold award. Other deserving entries will receive a merit award. The judging criteria will total 100 points. A score of over 90 is needed to be awarded gold, and a score over 80 is needed for the merit award. There can be more than one gold, or merit, in each category. This places the entrants in competition within the bar of excellence, as opposed to competition within the pool of entries.
From the gold award entries, the judges will choose the 2010 APLD International Landscape Designer of the Year. Awards will be presented during the awards banquet at the 2010 APLD International Landscape Design Conference in Dallas, Texas, in September 2010. The APLD International Landscape Designer of the Year will receive free conference registration.
An additional award, the Distinctively Better® Plant Design Award, sponsored by Monrovia Growers, will be chosen from the winning entries. The award recipient will receive $2,000 worth of Monrovia products. APLD would like to thank Monrovia for its continued support of the International Landscape Design Awards.
The APLD Student Landscape Design Awards Program recognizes excellent student projects in landscape design. The program builds upon landscape design projects already assigned by an educational institution. See the end of this brochure for details on entering.
Deadline for entries: February 1, 2010