LIAWA & IALWA Awards of Excellence 2014 was presented at Crown Grand Ballroom on August 9, 2014. It was a huge celebration with the presence of 350 guests. The LIAWA Awards was presented to Entrants who present design flair, show implementation of recommended best practices, show good trade skills, and quality works that raises the standards in the industry.
Photos of the night are found on the website of our professional photographers, Albedo Photography. The photos of Finalists and Winners have been uploaded to Facebook.
Awards Winners and Finalists will also be promoted in various print, retail and trade magazines in Australia in the near future. Below are the contact details of businesses, and photos of Winners and Finalists.
Works achieved within modest budget despite difficult site works.
Good quality installation for a garden with sustainable elements requiring attention to detail.
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Great design on a small inner-city block which created more than anticipated functional outdoor space for a family with young kids.
Attention to detail and designed to scope for client to maximise outdoor living.
Acknowledgment of Landscape Designers for this project : Jake Vandermeer & Ryan Pontifex
Design maximised views of rivers and aligned with theme of the home and added value to the alfresco and pool.
Acknowledgement of Landscape Contractor for this project : LD TOTAL
Designed to maximise space for dining and displayed extraordinary efforts to preserve existing trees and specimens.
Design well to reuse heritage object and respect of elements of existing landform.
Meticulous detailing and neat work to compliment sharp design of a small space.
Acknowledgement of Landscape Designer for this project : CultivArt
Flawless work and detailing excellence to a space utilised to full potential by client and pet dogs.
Acknowledgement of Landscape Designer for this project : Mondo Landscapes
A true work of art for a POS with good softfall install and colour selection to complement the design of a gecko.
Acknowledging the Landscape Architect for this project : Emerge Associates
Good quality install of hardscapes and softscapes to a high traffic welcome entry.
Acknowledging the Landscape Architect for this project : Plan E
Commendable creativity in creating playspaces that recycles materials, and application of lateral thinking to construction & fixings.
Acknowledging Landscape Designer for this project : Bruce Reid
Good execution of works to produce quality install for a functional space in an area with constraints to access for machinery.
Acknowledging Landscape Architect for this project : Hassell
Extra lengths were taken to recycle materials and manage the balance of hardscapes install vs. installation greenlife and natural turf to a POS.
Acknowledging Landscape Architect for this project : Blackwell & Associates
No entry received.
Quality works with attention to detail in a large scale project, balancing hardscapes and softscapes in a harsh climate.
Acknowledging Landscape Architect for this project : UDLA
A unique project with high specs on sustainable elements from hardscapes to softscapes to water recycling, plus new elements updated every few months.
Good reuse of heritage objects and subtle integration of design elements into existing landform.
Robust and warm material pallette sensitively balanced with good tree specimen selection and placement.
A winner amongst worthy entries showing application of diversity in plants, but aced in areas of ease of maintenance, aspect suitability, and plant vigour and growth consistency.
Soft/warm lighting in areas that fills outdoor spaces giving it a safe and inviting ambience.
Winning qualities showcased in the meticulous pruning, weeding, and plant health of feature trees and plants.
Neat lawn and meticulous pruning of trees. Excellence as a result of consistent maintenance programme.
Good service/product option that is aesthetically pleasing, practical, and helps minimising landfill in planning retrofitting works.