Less than a week left before the opening of the festival "VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture"

Less than a week left before the opening of the festival
"VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture"

The Association of Landscape Architects of Russia (Association "ALAROS") in November 2017 hosts in Moscow the largest national event in the field of landscape architecture - the Festival "VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture". During the exhibition, from November 20 to 24, a contest of the best works and projects of landscape architects created in Russia over the past 5 years will be held.

The award was established by the Association "ALAROS", the Union of Architects of Russia, the Regional Public Organization "Moscow Association of Landscape Architects" and the Interregional Public Organization "Union of Moscow Architects". This year, the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (PFUR) was one of the organizers of the Festival. The award is organized with the support of the association's Partners Club, the National Association of the Revival of Historic Gardens and Parks, the Association of Producers of Planting Material, the Guild of Landscape Industry Professionals (GIPLI), the Ecological Construction Council (RuGBC), the National Agency for Sustainable Development (NAPD) , Botanical Garden of the Moscow State University "Aptekarsky Ogorod", which are the official Partners of the Award.

The award today has the status of the highest professional  prize of national importance, established by the most

authoritative public organizations in this industry.

The main goals of the Festival are:

• Improving environmental safety, the quality of the environment, the aesthetic state of landscapes in cities and rural settlements in Russia.

• Public recognition of the best professional achievements of landscape architects and specialists in the landscape industry;

• Promotion of advanced technologies, equipment, materials and components used in the works on landscaping and gardening;

• Stimulation of creative discoveries and achievements in architecture and implementation of modern landscape architecture and design objects;

• Increase of prestige of the landscape architect profession in the society

The main award of the Festival is "The Green Cube".

Contest participants: landscape architects, engineers, designers and other specialists who presented projects, realized objects, conceptual proposals, as well as regional and local authorities, profile departments, committees, municipalities of cities and rural settlements of Russia.

The venue of the Festival is the Central House of Architects, Moscow, Granatny Pereulok, 7/9, from November 20 to 24, 2017.

The Chairman of the Jury of the VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture is Larisa Kanunnikova. The jury consists of representatives of Russia, and countries of near and far abroad - Elina Krasilnikova, Maria Ignatieva (Sweden), Vera Frolova, Tinatin


Khimshiashvili (Georgia), Tatyana Antonenko (Kazakhstan), Peter Fink (Great Britain), Alescio Russo, Mikhail Chaplygin.

Traditionally, the Festival includes a rich professional program.  Moreover, important components of the festival's program are the events of the Youth Landscape Forum and the Youth Creativity Competition.

This year the General Partner of the Festival is the manufacturer of designers’ collections of paving elements -  the Gothic Factory; strategic partners are - the premium garden center Imperial Garden and ALFRESCO, KROST Concern; profile partners ABR Enterprises.Inc, Svetoproekt, Tsinko Rus, Steingot, Sayan Group, Altrein, Hobbyka, Rebucks, Lorberg kennel, Bruns Pflanzen nursery, APPM, Central Park; the sponsors of the nomination - Rosstrojkonsalting holding, ALFRESCO, Transstroy Gardening, Hobbyka; partners of the business program of the Festival- landscape lighting manufacturer FXLuminaire and GreenBlue URBAN; a partner of the cultural program - Charity Foundation for the Promotion of the Development of Musical Culture "Belcanto".

Information support to the Festival is provided by the General Information Partner - Elite Interior; strategic Information Partners - URBAN Joint Editorial Board and CA Architect Information Agency; information partners - Communication Agency "Rules of Communication", magazine.

"Landscape Industry", Gardener.ru, Building Expert, Green City, Roof Garden,

Informational and analytical portals "Zodchii", Archi.ru, GORHOZ, GreenDay, Media "Planet of hotels", electronic business center GreenCom.ru, magazine "Home and garden", International specialized exhibition of landscape architecture and floriculture "Interflora", etc.

The official program of the VIII Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture, is available on the official website of the festival www.ladpremiya.ru.