Honors & Awards

Honors

ASLA Emerging Professional Medal

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Purpose: To recognize an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and considerable contribution to the profession of landscape architecture, the prospective recipient’s community, and/or a firm or design team; early in one’s career.

Eligibility: The individual must be within the first 10 years of their career and have a degree from a landscape architecture program recognized by ASLA.

Frequency: One medal is awarded annually.

Nomination Process: Nominations may be made by an individual ASLA 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 7, 2020, 6:00 pm EST.

NOTE: Email subject line must read "EMERGING PROFESSIONAL MEDAL".

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
  • Portrait style photo of nominee
  • 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 image 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 Medal 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 medal recipient by secret ballot during the Spring meeting. The medal recipient is notified by the president and invited to attend the ASLA Annual Meeting (held in the Fall) where the medal will be awarded.

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

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