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THE SGD AWARDS 2021 CATEGORIES

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Main Awards

International Garden Residential Landscapes or Gardens

Projects of any size, including roof gardens and courtyards outside the UK

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

International or UK Public, Commercial or Communal Landscapes & Gardens

A communally used public, semi-public or commercial project of any size including roof gardens. Examples may include but not limited to hotels, offices, parks, communal gardens.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Large Residential Landscapes & Gardens

A UK project of over 2000m2; may include roof gardens

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Medium Residential Landscapes & Gardens

A UK project of 500-2000m2; may include roof gardens.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Small Residential Landscapes & Gardens

A UK project of 150-500m2; may include roof gardens.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Garden Jewel 

A UK residential project of less than 150m2 including courtyards, roof gardens, front gardens or may include a ‘jewel’ within a bigger garden.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Design with Time in Mind

A UK residential, commercial or public project that has flourished over time through the choice of planting and materials and long-term management & maintenance.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered (passed submission 1 or 2)


 

Big Ideas, Small Budget

A UK residential project where the total budget does not exceed £30,000 (excluding design fee)

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered


 

Design for the Environment

A UK or international, residential, commercial or public project of any size focused on environmental contribution & sustainability

Open to SGD Members and Non Members


 

Healing, Learning or Community Landscapes & Gardens

A UK project of any size. Examples may include schools, Care Homes, Hospices, gardens owned/used by a community. Nb. Community gardens must be not for profit, may or may not have included the community in the project and may not necessarily be permanent.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered, Student


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Fresh Designer Landscapes & Gardens

A UK project of any size showing a flair for design, interpretation of client Brief, dynamic design solutions, detailed design elements, that ‘something special’

Open to Pre-Registered Members who have been practising for less than 5 years


 

Planting Design

A UK project showing excellence and ingenuity in a residential or public planting scheme.  Consideration may include but are not limited to: suitability to the site, conditions & stated brief, plant growth & functionality, creative use of plants, aesthetics, environmental solutions. Planting design only schemes can be submitted.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered


 

Hardscape Design

A UK project showing innovative and meticulous design and implementation of a domestic, commercial or public hard landscaping scheme. Consideration may include but are not limited to: environmental impact, sustainability, innovation in design, construction detail.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered


 

Paper Landscape Design

A UK or international residential, commercial or public project of any size NOT constructed e.g. a design yet to find a home, waiting to be implemented, a show garden idea, innovation/experimentation in design, ‘the one that got away’.

An explanation of why the garden has not been constructed should be included in the submission.

Open to FSGD, MSGD, Registered Practice, Pre-Registered


 

Student Design - Commercial

For a constructed or not constructed commercial design completed by a Student Member while a student. 

Open to Student Members & Qualifying Pre-Registered Members  


 

Student Design - Domestic

For a constructed or not constructed commercial design completed by a Student Member while a student. 

Open to Student Members & Qualifying Pre-Registered Members


 

Non-Application Awards

The People's Choice Award

Shortlisted finalists in Award Categories 1-7

This competition is run by the SGD Awards Media Partner, Homes & Gardens and chosen by public vote


 

The Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Profession and gifted by the SGD Council


 

The Judges' Award

Shortlisted finalists in Award Categories 1-13

Awarded by the Judges looking for something ‘extra’


 

The Grand Award

Winners in Award Categories 1-7

Chosen by the Judges as the Winner of Winners


 

We would like to thank and appreciate our sponsors already signed up for the 2021 SGD awards. British Sugar TOPSOIL; Country Supplies; Deepdale Trees; Harrod Horticultural & Readyhedge

 

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For press information and images or to arrange press interviews, please contact SGD PR Consultant Hind + Osen