Honors & Awards

Honors

The Community Service Award

The Community Service Award
 

Purpose: To recognize an individual landscape architect, group of landscape architects, landscape architecture firms, landscape architecture education programs, or ASLA Chapters who have provided sustained, pro bono service to the community demonstrating sound principles or values of landscape architecture.

Firm or Group Eligibility: Service must be performed by a landscape architecture firm or group of landscape architects and must be provided pro bono.

Individual Eligibility: Service must be performed by an individual landscape architect and must be provided pro bono.

Frequency: One award is given annually, either to an organization or an individual.

Nomination Process: Nominations may be made by an ASLA professional member or an ASLA chapter. Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.

All nominations must be submitted as a high resolution PDF and sent via WeTransfer to honorsawards@asla.org by February 1, 2019, 6:00 pm EST.

NOTE: Email subject line must read "ASLA COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD."

Each nomination to include:

  • A letter of nomination describing the nominee's qualifications for the medal; the letter may be no more than five (5) pages in length
  • Include four (4) to five (5) images representing the nominee’s work
  • Photo of nominee(s)
  • Up to five (5) letters of endorsement
  • Nominee contact details – email, address, phone number, etc.

Please be sure the images within your PDF submission meet the following:

Project images should be at least 2000x1500px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). They may be larger but must have a minimum width of 2000px, minimum height of 1500px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch (i.e. 2000x2500px at 300ppi, 3000x1500px at 300ppi, 2000x1500px at 600ppi would be acceptable images).

Nominee images should be at least 1200x1200px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). It may be larger but must have a minimum width of 1200px, minimum height of 1200px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch.

Nomination letters may be addressed to:

ASLA Community Service Award Nominations
c/o Honors and Awards
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736

Selection Process: The Executive Committee reviews all nominations and forwards no more than two nominees to the Board of Trustees (BOT) for final selection. The BOT selects the recipient by secret ballot during the Spring meeting. The recipient is notified by the president and invited to attend the ASLA Annual Meeting, held in the Fall, where the award will be presented.

Questions? Contact Honors and Awards Coordinator, 202-216-2331 or honorsawards@asla.org

Contact

ASLA Information Request
info@asla.org 

Join

Donate