The IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living landscape architect whose lifetime achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture.The award is bestowed annually on an individual whose work and achievements merit this recognition.
The award is open to landscape architects throughout the world who are members of a Member Association of IFLA. The nominee must be an academic, public or private practitioner whose merit, talent and actions are respected internationally.
Entries can be submitted in the following categories:
a. Landscape planning, design or management
b. Improvement in the quality of human settlements or environments
c. Landscape architectural education and research.
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES
Candidates may be nominated by IFLA Member Associations, delegates, individual members and allied organizations, as well as independent sources.
Nominations should include the following information:
a. A letter of nomination describing the nominee’s qualifications for the award, including his/her academic background and achievements, a summary of his/her work and its scope, and a review of the way that the work has contributed to the profession of landscape architecture and its international practice. The letter may be no more than three pages in length.
b. Contact information for both the nominator(s) and nominee, including name, address, email address and phone contact information.
c. All the nomination material must be submitted in English.
SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS – DUE NOVEMBER 10, 2010
Nominations for the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award must be submitted electronically to the Administrative Headquarters of the International Federation of Landscape Architects in care of:
Executive Secretary, International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)