JSR Foundation 2014 Student Award Competition
The JSR Foundation Student Award recognizes innovative student accomplishments in projects that reflect a positive impact on the Rocky Mountain Region and demonstrate a passion for preserving, improving and enhancing public spaces. The competition is open to all students of an accredited landscape architecture program (BLA or MLA). Only individual submissions will be accepted, and each student is permitted only one entry. Award: $2,000 - $1,000 will be dispensed upon notification of award with the remaining $1,000 to be received upon completion of the final project presentation in Denver, Colorado.
Award judging criteria:
- Effective investigation of the competition topic;
- Illustration of best methods for improving the standards and practices of landscape architecture;
- Evidence of reflection and concern for environmental, cultural, historical and other contextual issues;
- Integration of both practical and aesthetic aspects of landscape architecture;
- Significance of the study/project to the Rocky Mountain Region.
Entries must take the form of (5 page maximum) a written and graphic project presentation with a paper size limit of 11" x 17". Entrants must write a half page description (250 words maximum) describing their project and how it meets the competition criteria. Only electronic submittals will be accepted. Mail completed projects in PDF format on a CD-rom and insure that the image quality is high, as this may be used for publication purposes. Also include a low resolution PDF file that is under 5 mb on the same CD-rom disc. Label the CD with your name, school name and project title.
All submissions need to be received by the JSR Foundation c/o studioINSITE by April 17, 2014.
ASLA 2013 Student Awards
Each year the ASLA recognizes student achievement through its Student Awards program. Student awards are made in the following categories: general design, residential design, analysis and planning, communications, research, community service, and student collaboration.
Entrants must be Student or Student Affiliate members of ASLA, or must be qualified to join ASLA in either of those categories in order to enter. With the exception of the student collaboration category, student entries may be individual or team efforts.
Recipients were honored at the awards presentation ceremony at the 2012 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO, September 28 - October 1, 2012, in Phoenix, AZ. The award winning projects were featured in a video presentation at the ceremony and on the awards web site following the event. Entrants receiving Honor Awards or Awards of Excellence received a complimentary full registration to the 2012 ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO. Entrants receiving an Award of Excellence (up to seven) also received travel and hotel accommodations for the meeting.
Friday, April 26, 2013 was the deadline for entry forms and payment. Submission binders were due by Friday, May 17, 2013. The Student Awards Jury reviewed all submissions June 21 - 23, 2013. Entrants were to be notified of the results shortly following the jury meeting.
For more information about award categories, eligibility, schedule and deadlines, winning strategies, and the entry form, go to the ASLA 2013 Call for Entries web page.