The award recognizes a distinguished landscape architecture project in India completed at least 10 years ago that retains its original design integrity and contributes significantly to the public realm and the community in which it is located.
Local organizations, public officials, civic & historic preservation organizations and interested individuals may submit a project for this award. The entrant for this award may or may not be an ISOLA member, however, the project should have been designed in India. The jury members may choose to visit the project site as a part of the project assessment for the award.
Members of Jury, their firms, organisations, agencies, their employees or employers they represent, are not eligible to participate in the awards. ISOLA retains the right to disqualify any entry that presents a conflict of interest.
Outstanding examples of public spaces including those within institutions, industry or townships whose landscape is demonstrably seen to have played a dominant role in establishing the character and identity of the place. It is mandatory to submit complete details of all stakeholders associated with the project, i.e. Landscape architect, Owners, Persons currently Managing / Operating the Project, etc.
The jury shall consider the project’s sustained value to the community it serves and the continued relevance of the project’s design expression. The Award Jury shall select only one project for the award and the award shall be jointly given to the organization, individuals and the designer/design office.