LI Awards 2017 – Scottish Winners

The LIS would like to congratulate all Scottish winners and highly commended entrants at this year’s LI Awards, which were presented by Landscape Institute honorary fellow, Bill Bryson on the 23rd of November. It was a fantastic year for Scottish projects, practices, landscape architects and students. We are thrilled to announce that our committee member Dan Walker has won the Outstanding Contribution Through Volunteering award. The judges said: ‘Dan Walker has been a driving force behind the Landscape Institute in Scotland and is … Read full story

ESALA Exhibitions – ECA Degree Show 2017

In June the Landscape Architecture Department at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) held its annual exhibition as part of the ECA Degree Show 2017. This year the Landscape Institute Scotland prizes were awarded to the following students Best Student Prize – Lidia Szatkowska awarded Best Student in the MS course ESALA Portfolio Prize – Helen Willey & Sara Crichton jointly awarded the ESALA Portfolio Prize Peter Daniels Prize – Helen Willey, Sara Crichton, Bella Knemeyer, Charlie … Read full story

LIS FOA2016 – A House and Grounds for an Art Collector – A Competition: Awards Presentation

  Eight teams entered the competition and six submitted proposals. Judging and presentation of awards took place on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow. The LIS would like to thank the team of judges: Noel Farrer (Past President of the LI), Bill Cairns FLI, Jill Gerber of Cyril Gerber Fine Art and Compass Gallery, Sandy Robinson (Scottish Government Architect) and Glasgow architect and Past President of GIA Fiona Sinclair. The judging team was … Read full story

Saltire Society Housing Design Awards 2016 Launched

Celebrating 80 years of Architecture – Kirsty Wark to chair 2016 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards Nominations are now open for the 2016 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards with this year’s judging panel due to be guest chaired by renowned Scottish journalist, writer and television presenter Kirsty Wark. 2016 will also see research on 80 years of the Saltire Society Housing Awards taking place allowing the Society, the industry and the general public to better understand the longevity and significance of Scottish … Read full story

ESALA Exhibitions – ECA Degree Show 2015

This year, the Landscape Architecture Department at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) had two exhibitions in the ECA Degree Show 2015. Besides having all the work from the graduating cohorts in the two programmes – the MSc in Landscape Architecture and the Masters in Landscape Architecture – the department also curated an exhibition with some of the works developed in the first half of the academic year. The proposals focused on the Podgórze district, which lies … Read full story

Landscape Institute Scotland’s Lifetime Achievement Award: Mr Peter Daniel first recipient in 2012

  Peter Daniel photographed for his award in 2012 In November 2012, Peter Daniel became the first recipient of the Landscape Institute Scotland’s Lifetime Achievement Award which was presented to a delighted Daniel at the Managing Change in Scotland’s Landscapes Conference in Perth. A further conversation was held with Peter at his home in early 2014, a charming manse in the Scottish Borders filled with an eclectic mix of pictures, furniture, books and memorabilia. Sitting in front of a roaring … Read full story

Winners of the LIS Placemaking Competition: Announcement!!

The Winner of the Competition – The Helix Landscape, Falkirk/Grangemouth, designed by Ironside Farrar. In accepting the Award of £1,000, presented by Linda Fabiani MSP, Julian Farrar paid tribute to the client, the teams of professionals who made it happen, and to the local communities who have taken the scheme to their Hearts. Linda Fabiani MSP and Julian Farrar from Ironside Farrar Ltd. (above,© Aura PR) Linda Fabiani said “This award illustrates the huge landscape challenges in brownfield and derelict land, and it … Read full story