Professional Awards Program

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Professional Awards Program2018-09-19T10:16:13+00:00

Process Overview

The 2018 PA-DE ASLA Awards Program is closed and submissions are being judged. Results will be announced soon.

Submission instructions for the 2019 Professional Awards coming soon.


The Awards Program is open to all PA and DE registered Landscape Architects, full and associate members of the Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and faculty members currently teaching in PA and DE landscape architectural curriculum submitting work associated with their academic pursuits. Entries from private practice offices, planning agencies, and sections of federal, state and local governments are invited to participate


Other than projects submitted for the Landmark Award category, all projects completed after January 1, 2000, are eligible. Once the project receives an award, it is no longer eligible for entry in future award programs. To judge the Awards Program entries, a distinguished jury panel will be assembled.


Awards will be given for excellence in the execution of works of landscape architecture. Categories include:

  • General Design
  • Residential Design
  • Analysis & Planning
  • Communications
  • Research
  • The Landmark Award
  • The Student Awards

Category Descriptions

Honor, Merit and Special Recognition Awards for both public and private sectors may be given in each category. Presidential Awards for Excellence may be given to projects of special merit.

Entries will be judged on quality of design or presentation, functionalism, context and surrounding relationships, technological advancements, pioneering efforts, and overall significance to the profession.