Annual Professional Awards

The ASLA Colorado/Wyoming Design Awards recognizes Colorado and Wyoming Licensed Landscape Architecture professionals in their pursuit to lead, educate and participate in careful stewardship, wise planning and artful design of our cultural and natural environment. Entries will be accepted from any licensed landscape architects who reside in Colorado or Wyoming and projects submitted may be located anywhere in the world. Winners will be announced and exhibited at our annual awards event. All submissions will be judged individually and awards will be given in the categories below.

Award Designations

President’s Award of Excellence

The President’s Award of Excellence is presented to recognize the highest contribution to the advancement of the landscape architectural profession, which exemplifies the ethics upon which the profession was founded. Up to (2) two projects may be honored, if determined by an unanimous vote of the jurors.

Honor Award

Honor Awards are presented to recognize superior professional accomplishment. This award requires a minimum score of 35 points from the jury tabulation score sheet.

Merit Award

Merit Awards are presented to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the profession. This award requires a minimum score of 25 points from the jury tabulation score sheet.

Land Stewardship Award*

A Land Stewardship Award is presented to recognize project(s) that exemplify the stewardship of our landscape and its sustainability. It is given to a project as an addition to an award listed above.

Landmark Award*

The Landmark Award is presented to recognize a single project submitted in Category 5 completed between 15 and 50 years ago that retains its original design integrity and contributes significantly to the public realm of the community in which it is located.

*These awards are given as a distinction in addition to a project winning either President’s, Honor, or a Merit Award.


Awards Call for Entries
Is Your Project a Design and Planning Masterpiece?

Enter your project in the Colorado chapter’s prestigious Professional Design contest. Design and planning entries will be judged for creativity and sustainability in several categories including commercial, residential and urban projects. Annual Call for Entries are typically made available early in the calendar year.

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Award Archives

Congratulations to all of our winners throughout the years!

Join Us for our Annual Awards Event!

Plans are underway for the Awards Event in the fall of 2021.  We are unsure if it will be in-person, virtual, or a hybrid event.  The Call for Entries is being developed with the goal of posting it in late May with a deadline for submittals in the summer.  Stay tuned for more information.

Add Your Firm

Website URL of the winner. Do not put project website here. This should be home page of the award winner. Be sure to include the https:// or http://. This URL must be valid. If you receive an error on this field, please email with the URLs, and we will test and add manually to your submission.

This will display on your firm page with links to all your award-winning projects with ASLA Colorado.