Landscape Architects: Compete for the Title of “World’s Best Landscape Architecture Firm”

Great architecture is not complete without well designed landscapes — it’s time we recognized those that bring them to life.

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Currently accepting submissions through November 20, the 1st Annual A+Firm Awards is an international awards program designed to celebrate ALL teams that make the world’s best architecture a reality — including landscape architects. While we appreciate the amazing work that architects do and celebrate their projects each year through the A+Awards, we believe it is vital that ALL collaborators are recognized for the crucial role they play in creating exemplary buildings and outdoor spaces.

If you are part of a talented team of landscape architects, submit your firm for what promises to be one of the most distinguished accolades in the global AEC industry:

Enter the A+Firm Awards

The A+Firm Award for landscape architecture firms can be found within Typology Categories > Landscape Architecture. These awards are open to landscape architecture studios and multidisciplinary architecture firms demonstrating excellence in landscape architecture. Submitted projects can range from private gardens to public parks and everything in between.

Landscape architects should submit 3 to 6 projects in their category, with at least 3 projects completed (built) in the last 10 years. Projects can be at any scale, and from any region.

Salesforce Transit Center Park by PWP Landscape Architecture and Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, 8th Annual A+Awards Finalist in the Architecture +Landscape and Transportation Infrastructure categories

Why should your firm enter the A+Firm Awards? For landscape architects, there are a number of compelling reasons:

1. See your projects in print across the globe.

In partnership with internationally renowned publisher Phaidon, Architizer is thrilled to announce that every winning firm for the 1st Annual A+Firm Awards will have their projects published in an all-new, hardbound, full-color compendium dedicated to the world’s best AEC firms. Set for release in 2021, this major publication will celebrate the work of the talented teams that help bring amazing architecture to life — from concept to construction.

2. Attract new clients with a permanent badge of quality.

The A+Firm Awards is a natural extension of the A+Awards, the world’s largest awards program for architecture and building products. Over eight years, the A+ brand has become a trusted benchmark for the AEC industry, and the iconic winners’ badge that adorns many a winner’s website is an established “stamp of quality” that clients instantly recognize. The A+Firm Awards are arguably an even greater endorsement, illuminating the quality of a firm’s entire portfolio to present and future clients alike.

3. Become a go-to collaborator for other top firms.

Winning an A+Firm Award will elevate your company to another level within the industry, making you a highly desirable business partner for other firms undertaking large, complex projects across the globe. Earning the title of “Best Landscape Architecture Firm” will immediately send you to the top of the list for architects looking to collaborate.

4. Earn validation from influential thought leaders.

The A+Firm Awards jury has been curated to provide a diverse, nuanced perspective on the world’s best architecture from a wide range of expert viewpoints. Entrants will have their work reviewed innovators and thought leaders from architecture, design, tech, culture, education and media. Our jury hails from prestigious companies and institutions around the world, reinforcing the global nature of the program.

Domino Park by James Corner Field Operations, 8th Annual A+Awards Finalist in the Architecture +Urban Transformation category.

Get Your Submission Prepared

To help you prepare your submission, here is a list of materials and information you’ll need to complete the entry process:

  • Firm Name
  • Firm Location (city and country)
  • Firm URL
  • Firm Description / Mission

You are invited to submit 3 to 6 projects for each Award Category. For each project, we’ll ask for the following information:

  • Project Title
  • Project Year and Location
  • Project Status (Built or Unbuilt)
  • Entry Description (300 words)
  • Collaboration credits — use this section to name partner architecture firms and any other relevant parties that helped bring the project to fruition.
  • Upload 1-8 images for each project (Images: 20MB max each; jpg, jpeg, png or pdf format; single images only, no collages.)

For landscape architects, select Typology Awards and then the Landscape Architecture subcategory. To find out more about the A+Firm Awards, check out our handy About pages, including FAQs, fees and deadlines, and eligibility and guidelines.

Watch out for updates on Architizer Journal and on the program website, and don’t forget — enter before November 20, 2020. Click the button below to get started:

Begin Submission

Top image: Thammasat University Urban Rooftop Farm by LANDPROCESS, Jury and Popular Choice Winner in the 8th Annual A+Awards in the Public Parks category.

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