Award categories - BALI National Landscape Awards in association with Horticulture Week

Entries are now welcome for the 2012 BALI National Landscape Awards in association with Horticulture Week and can be submitted at www.baliawards.co.uk/awards-2012.

The awards categories are:

1(a) Domestic Garden Construction – cost up to £20K:
A scheme commissioned for a domestic home, with a total cost to include VAT, of no more than £20,000.  This scheme may include all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and soft etc.

1(b) Domestic Garden Construction – cost between to £20K - £50K:
A scheme commissioned for a domestic home, with a total cost to include VAT, of no less than £20,000 or no more than £50,000.
This scheme may include all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and soft etc.

1(c) Domestic Garden Construction – cost between to £50K - £100K:
A scheme commissioned for a domestic home, with a total cost to include VAT, of no less than £50,000 or no more than £100,000.  This scheme may include all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and soft etc.

1(d) Domestic Garden Construction – cost between to £100K - £250K:
A scheme commissioned for a domestic home, with a total cost to include VAT, of no less than £100,000 or no more than £250,000.  This scheme may include all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and soft etc.

1(e) Domestic Garden Construction – cost over £250K:
A scheme commissioned for a domestic home, with a total cost to include VAT, of over £250,000.  This scheme may include all aspects of landscaping i.e. hard and soft etc.

1(f) Domestic Garden Construction – maintenance only:
Regular maintenance contract of a domestic garden / gardens.

1(g) Soft Landscaping Construction – cost up to £300K:
A scheme which involves landscape construction for non-domestic clients.  Projects may include paved areas but will be predominantly soft landscaping including planted areas.  The total cost should not exceed £300K inclusive of VAT.

1(h) Soft Landscaping Construction – cost between £300K - £1.5 million:
A scheme which involves landscape construction for non-domestic clients.  Projects may include paved areas but will be predominantly soft landscaping including planted areas.  The total cost should not exceed £1.5 million inclusive of VAT.

1(j) Soft Landscaping Construction – cost over £1.5 million:
A scheme which involves landscape construction for non-domestic clients.  Projects may include paved areas but will be predominantly soft landscaping including planted areas.  The total cost should be more than £1.5 million inclusive of VAT.

1(k) Hard Landscaping Construction – cost up to £300K:
A scheme which is overwhelmingly hard landscape construction e.g. paved surfaces, in both cost and extent but may include small planted elements.  The total cost should not exceed £300K inclusive of VAT.

1(l) Hard Landscaping Construction – cost between £300K - £1.5 million:
A scheme which is overwhelmingly hard landscape construction e.g. paved surfaces, in both cost and extent but may include small planted elements.  The total cost should not exceed £1.5 million inclusive of VAT.

1(m) Hard Landscaping Construction – cost over £1.5 million:

A scheme which is overwhelmingly hard landscape construction e.g. paved surfaces, in both cost and extent but may include small planted elements.  The total cost should be more than £1.5 million inclusive of VAT.

1(n) Land Renewal and Regeneration Scheme:
A mainly construction project which transforms derelict or neglected land into a valuable landscape, including a neglected historic, designed or natural site.  This includes historic park restoration and land rehabilitation for nature conservation.  Pre-project photographs and description should be included in entry material.

1(p) International Award:
For a contract undertaken outside the UK.  The International Award can be either a domestic or commercial contract, interior or exterior.  The only stipulation is that the contract is undertaken

1(q) Design Excellence Award – overall project cost up to £50K:
Open only to Registered Designer Members of BALI.  To recognise the talent of the designer who satisfies the design brief of the client.  The total cost should be no more than £50K inclusive of VAT.
1(r) Design Excellence Award – overall project cost over £50K:
Open only to Registered Designer Members of BALI.  To recognise the talent of the designer who satisfies the design brief of the client.  The total cost should be more than £50K inclusive of VAT.

2(a) Grounds Maintenance of Public Grounds (free public access):
The high quality maintenance of a public park or similar landscape where free access is  maintained to the general public and work is undertaken mainly for public sector clients e.g. local authority, charitable trusts etc.

2(b) Grounds Maintenance of Business and Private grounds (limited public access):
For grounds which are being maintained to high standards for mainly commercial clients, and where public access is limited e.g. company headquarters, business parks etc.

3(a) Interior Landscape Installation:
This will be awarded to a contractor who shows innovation and clever use of planting within an interior environment.

3(c) Interior Landscape – Maintenance Only:
Only regular contracts of interior areas – large or small.

4(a) Best Innovation / Technology used in a Landscape Scheme:
This New Award recognises the advancement in the use of technical solutions in landscape schemes and the ability of BALI contractors to meet the demands of installing complex features and innovative design elements.
E.g. Lighting, Drainage, Irrigation, Water Features etc.  (Green Roofs, Living Walls - see notes above)

4(b) Employer of the Year:
This award is to recognise the contribution being made to the landscape industry by BALI members that achieve excellence through staff development and exemplary business practices.

4(c) Green Roofs / Living Walls:
This award has been created to cater for this relatively new and specialist niche market which is building popularity within the landscape industry.


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