Professional Awards


The Wisconsin Chapter of The American Society of Landscape Architects (WI ASLA) invites ALL qualified individuals and firms to submit entries for landscape architecture projects located in or out of the State of Wisconsin. All applicants must have primary involvement in their entry and must clearly describe their role in the project. Additionally, projects entered must be submitted with the consent of the client or owner. Submitting more than one entry in any given category and/or across categories is encouraged as the jury has the ability to select multiple projects within each category to be recognized with an award.

Entry Categories

General Design

Small Scale Design (formerly Residential Design)

Un-Built Works

Analysis and Planning



Awards and Jury

Entries may be awarded within the three levels listed below:

•   Award of Excellence – one possible award selected from all entries

•   Honor Award – one possible award per category

•   Merit Award – as many as the jury finds exemplary

The jury will be comprised of landscape architects from a partnering chapter of ASLA.

Recognition Awards

Nomination Criteria

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects establishes a collection of Recognition Awards to recognize persons and organizations who have displayed great commitment to the profession of landscape architecture.  Below is a list of actions that my deem a nomination for one of the available awards.  The list is by no means exhaustive, and open for interpretation.

1. Enhanced the visibility of the profession of landscape architecture in Wisconsin.

2. Promoted excellence in land planning and landscape design.

3. Promoted professional ethics.

4. Fostered environmental stewardship and enhanced quality of life.

Entry Categories

Public Service Award

Visibility Award

Life Achievement Award

Environmental Enhancement Award

Chapter Service Award

Chapter Support Award



Entry Fees

For each project submitted to WI ASLA:

•   $125 per submittal (ASLA Members)*

•   $200 per submittal (Non-Member)

Payment can be made online at or by check (preferred if possible)

Make checks payable to:  Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (WI ASLA)

*Support of the chapter at the Firm Partnership level provides waived awards entry fees based on the designated
level of Partnership. Please see our sponsorship menu for more information and to register for sponsorship or partnership opportunities if your design firm is interested


All entries must be received by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 4th, 2022

Award Winning Entries

The award winners will be notified several weeks prior to the awards ceremony. This year, we are pleased to announce that the Awards Ceremony will be hosted in conjunction with the UW-Madison Jensen Longenecker Banquet on April 22, 2022. The Chapter is hopeful that at least one member from each winning entry will be available to attend the event and provide a brief overview of the project. Please note that a $50 individual registration fee in support of the Department of Landscape Architecture will be required to attend the banquet.


Questions regarding any entries should be directed to