2020 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award Winner
At a virtual award ceremony on 8th October 2020, IFLA President James Hayter announced Chinese Landscape Architect, Kongjian Yu as the winner of the 2020 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award!
Inaugurated by IFLA in 2005, the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award celebrates a living landscape architect whose “achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture.” It is the highest honor IFLA can bestow on a landscape architect. The award is named after notable British landscape architect Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, a founding president of IFLA, whose most well-known works included Cheddar Gorge and the Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede in the UK.
Click here to find out more about Kongjian Yu's most notable projects and comments from the jury.