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Welcome to the ASLA-NCC 2021 Professional and Student Awards

Each year, ASLA-NCC honors the best in landscape architecture in Northern California through a juried awards program. The jury may select one Award of Excellence and any number of Honor and Merit Awards in each category.

Award Of Excellence — Given to one truly exceptional project
Honor Award — Given to any number of superior projects
Merit Award — Given to any number of outstanding projects

Entry to the awards program is open to ASLA members, non-members and students.

The jury process is “blind,” in other words, the identities of the entrant and creative team are not revealed to the jury. The Project Statement & Narrative, Plans & Images and Sustainability & Environmental Metrics Matrix cannot have any indication of the identities of the landscape architect(s), other designers, their firms(s) or other firm(s) responsible for the project.

Applicant office or project site location must be located within the boundaries of the Northern California Chapter area.

ASLA-NCC retains the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet the program requirements or that presents a conflict of interest. In such cases, refunds will not be issued.

Student entrants must be Student or Student Affiliate members of ASLA or eligible to join ASLA in either of those categories in order to enter. Student entries may be individual or team efforts. For team entries, all team members must be (or join as) Student or Student Affiliate ASLA members.

Small Firm (2020 gross billings < $2,000,000) $150
Large Firm (2020 gross billings > $2,000,000) $250
Non-member $350

Student, ASLA Member $30
Student, Non-member $50

To begin your submission, click "Join Now" to create an account.

Please contact Laura Leuer( if you have any questions.

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