Since its founding, the ILI has been committed to pioneering new approaches to environmental planning, and to raising standards of landscape design in Ireland. The Awards give recognition to exemplary landscape projects across a range of categories throughout the island of Ireland.


Find the results below and click on the titles to access the posters:

Public Park

WINNER - Murray and Associates - Beckett Park 
also awarded the President's and People's Choice Awards

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Áit Urbanism - Weaver Park

COMMENDED - Murray and Associates - The Green, Malahide

Áit Urbanism - Bremore Regional Park

Áit Urbanism - St. James' Linear Park

Dermot Foley - Peace Garden

The Paul Hogarth Company - Rossmore Forest Play Park

Public Plaza

WINNER - Cathal O'Meara - Entrances to County Cork

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Dermot Foley - Capital Dock

COMMENDED - Áit Urbanism - Dunboyne Retail Park

Peter Hutchinson - Linen Quarter Bid Planters


WINNER - Bernard Seymour - Dublin Landings

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Aecom - Portrush Public Realm

COMMENDED - Áit Urbanism - Francis Street Public Realm Improvement Plan

Residential Development

WINNER - Dermot Foley - Knockrabo

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Bernard Seymour - Lansdowne Place

COMMENDED - Áit Urbanism - Marianella Residential Development

Áit Urbanism - 6 Hanover Quay

Áit Urbanism - Kavanagh Court Student Accommodation

Institutional Landscape

WINNER - Bernard Seymour - King's Building

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Dermot Foley - Curragh Racecourse

COMMENDED - Bernard Seymour - Christ Church

Áit Urbanism - Marshalsea Courtyards

Brady Shipman Martin - Dublin City University Public Realm Design

Murray and Associates - Cherrywood Business Park, Block F

Roisin Byrne - ‘Snug in the Orchard’

Private Garden

JOINT WINNER - Cathal O'Meara - Natural Swimming Pool

JOINT WINNER - Realise Landscapes - Grounded

COMMENDED - Bernard Seymour - Gallery Quay

Digby Brady - Brighton Ave. Monkstown

Mark McDowall - The Fay Garden

Peter Hutchinson - East Belfast Garden Design

Peter Hutchinson - South Belfast Garden Design

Heritage Landscape

WINNER - The Paul Hogarth Company - Hillsborough Castle & Gardens
also awarded the Jury Award for Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Dermot Foley - St. Audoen's Park

COMMENDED - Bernard Seymour - St. Luke's Graveyard

Landscape Theory, Policy and Management

WINNER - Bernard Seymour - Parnell Square Report

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Múscraí Heritage Plan - Research and Dig

COMMENDED - Áit Urbanism - Eco-Health Board

Fingal County Council - Your Parks, Your Byelaws, Have Your Say!

Diane Nickels Memorial Award for Drawing

WINNER - Peter Hutchinson - Travelogue La Rochelle

Overseas Projects

WINNER - Murray and Associates - Santander Digital Hub

Landscape Planning

WINNER - Áit Urbanism - North East Inner City Greening Strategy

HIGHLY COMMENDED - The Paul Hogarth Company - Greystones Public Realm Plan

COMMENDED - Dermot Foley - Galway Public Realm Strategy

Research Projects and Publications

WINNER - Peter Hutchinson - Research Projects and Publications


John McCord
Title: Integrating communities by maximising connectivity to create a socially, economically and ecologically more resilient Longford town.

International Panel of Judges

Noel Farrer LA PPLI – UK Director, Farrer Huxley Associates / CHAIR of judging panel

Emily Smyth – Former Head of School of Landscape Architecture, Ulster University/ Past Co Chair LINI

Kim Wilkie – Consultant Landscape Architect & Author

Lily Jencks – Landscape Architect and Author

Élizabeth Fournier – Hortis France / Vice Chair World Urban Parks

Mark Camley – Director, London Legacy

Kathryn Moore – CFLI IFLA President / Professor of Landscape Architecture, Birmingham City University

Dr. Christy Boylan – Former President Irish Landscape Institute

Torgeir Sorensen – Parks Manager, City of Stavanger

Wendy Barrett – Architect / Honorary Member of ILI

Peter Nickels – Architect

Marina Cervera – Landscape Architecture Office, Architects Association of Catalonia / Professor of Landscape Architecture, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

You can find more about each judge HERE

The 2020 Awards were sponsored by:

Main Sponsor
Bord Bia
Silver Sponsor
Category - Public Park Sponsor

Category - Public Plaza Sponsor
Category - Public Plaza Sponsor


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