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Awards Judging Sheet

Judges will use this sheet when assessing all entries in the competition.

 

Scores - 0 = Poor 1 = Average  2 = Good  3 = Very good  4 = Excellent

Documentation PART A -  Brief & Site Analysis

MAX SCORE

   

A clear written statement setting out the client's brief (max 500 words)

4

An explanation of the constraints and opportunities of the site- including soil, topography, natural vegetation and climate (max 200 words)

4

Scope of works, including existing features and third party companies involved in the design process as well as construction. 

4

Subtotal

12

   

Documentation PART B -  Quality of documentation

 

 Landscape Plan to scale. Is the documentation clear, legible and easy to understand?

4

 Planting Plan to scale. Is the documentation clear, legible and easy to understand?

4

Plant Schedule - is it a complete list of plants used with correct botanical name, pot size etc?

4

Hardscape Materials specified

4

Section elevation or 3D image to illustrate the design concept

4

Photographs - Do they document a progression of the work from start to finish?

8

Subtotal

28

 
   

Design Impression

 

Problem solving: Does the design address the client's brief and solve and site issues?

4

Does the design suit the site - is it site specific?

4

Does the design show an interesting layout, adequate sizing of spaces, access lines and connections (both ground plane and vertical)?

4

Does the design incorporate design elements such as enclosure, scale, mass and void, light and shade, exploit views in and out of garden?

4

Does the design incorporate design elements such as balance, repetition, contrast, focal points and vista?

4

Does the design have originality, surprise or a 'wow' factor? (This does not include styling or decorative accessories for photography that are not part of the landscape plan.)

4

Does the garden incorporate an interesting or innovative use of materials compatible with the design requirements?

4

Subtotal

28

 

 

Plants

 

Are the plants suitable for the environment?

4

Does the planting design combine colour, texture and form?

4

Have the plants been chosen, spaced and combined with reference to their mature size?

4

Subtotal

12

   

Construction - Realisation & Finish

 

Does the documentation provided accurately represent the built garden?

4

Does the garden meet the client's long-term maintenance expectations?

4

Is the finish of the built garden of high standard?

4

Subtotal

12

   

Total Score

92

Pro Bono

Was the project designed at no cost to an institution: charity: school; kindergarten; hospital;disability housing or similar?

 

  Yes/No

 

Please note key points you took into consideration with your judging.