Ground 06 – summer 2009 – Awards

Ground 06 – summer 2009 – Awards

Up Front

Information on the Ground


CSLA Awards – Ontario region
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards are given for outstanding accomplishment in landscape architecture at the national level. Congratulations to the Regional Award winners.

Round Table

Winning Trends
For this Awards issue of Ground, a panel of Editorial Board members was convened to discuss trends that might be identified in a selection of this year’s CSLA Regional Award winning projects by Ontario-based landscape architecture firms and to address general issues raised by awards programs.

OALA Awards
The 2009 OALA Awards were presented in March during the OALA’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto. Congratulations to all those honoured with the awards, and a special thanks to the Honours, Awards and Protocol Committee: Nelson Edwards, Jim Melvin, Jim Vafiades, and Jane Welsh, and the Chair of the Committee, Linda Irvine.

Embers in the Shadows

In this excerpt from his forthcoming book, Landscape Architecture in Canada, Ron Williams writes about Ontario’s remarkable landscape projects of the 1930s

Catalyst Map

WATERFRONToronto Design Competitions & RFP’s = Catalysts for City Building

Awards Corner

Recognition and Opportunity
Provincial, national, and international awards offer landscape architects the chance to promote their projects and gain recognition

Technical Corner

Irrigation Innovation

Education Corner

Testing the Test
A report on changes to the Landscape Architecture Registration Exam


A Miscellany of News and Events


Beauty and the Bike