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Association of Professional Landscape Designers Announces: Annual International Landscape Design Awards Program Winners

 

(HARRISBURG, Pa.) – The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) announces its Annual International Landscape Design Awards program winners. Awards are to be presented at the APLD International Design Conference being held June 13 – 17, 2011, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Landscape designs in seven different categories were submitted for this year’s program – residential, non-residential, small garden, show garden, planting design, cost efficient project and specialty project. The criteria used to evaluate submissions included project impact, creativity, technical merit and planting design.

The judging panel was comprised of well known experts in the field including: Robin Templar Williams, APLD, FSGD (Robin Williams and Associates); Helen Billetop (Helen Billetop Garden Design Ltd); Sara Kinbar (GoodGardenIdeas.com); Eric Liskey (Better Homes and Gardens); Julie Moir Messervy (Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio); Mark Gregory (Landform Consultants) and Rosalind Reed, APLD (Rosalind Reed Associates).

The judges awarded 4 Gold Awards and 16 Merit Awards in this year’s competition. Each year, APLD also bestows the coveted title of “Landscape Designer of the Year” to the highest valued entry in this competition. The 2011 APLD International Landscape Designer of the Year is Suzanne Arca, APLD, of Suzanne Arca Design in Albany, California, for her project titled DiPrisco Meadow Garden. All of the winners are as follows:

See The Other APLD Gold and Merit Award Winners Here

2011 APLD International Merit Award Winner

Geneviѐve Joёlle Villamizar, evolving . . . gardens & grounds design, Carbondale, Colorado, Specialty Project Design: Genny's Garden, Project Location: Carbondale, Colorado

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The Association of Professional Landscape Designers is an international organization representing over 1,300 members in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and other countries. The mission of APLD is to advance the profession of landscape design and to promote the recognition of landscape designers as qualified and dedicated professionals. APLD was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. For more information about APLD or about the awards program, visit www.apld.org.


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