2nd Landscape award session: 2010-2011


13 applications for the Second Session of the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe were submitted to the Council of Europe Secretariat through the Permanent Representations of the following Parties to the Convention: Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom. As a Signatory State, Serbia submitted an application.


The Jury of the Award will meet in March 2011 and its proposal will be presented to the Committee of Ministers through the Steering Committee for Cultural Heritage and Landscape (CDPATEP). The Award and the special mentions were officially presented by the representative of the Council of Europe Secretary General on the occasion of the 10th Meeting of the Council of Europe Workshops for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention (Evora, 20-21 October 2011).


The Joint Committee of the Municipality of Carbonia (Italy) "The Carbonia project : the landscape machine" has received the Council of Europe Landscape Award. In the framework of the Landscape Convention, three special mentions go to the Ekopolis Foundation (Slovakia) "The grant programmes for local communities to shape their surroundings into a place where they are happy to live", the Generalitat of Catalonia and Landscape Observatory of Catalonia (Spain) "The project of education and awareness raising : city, territory, landscape" and the Durham Heritage Coast Partnership (United Kingdom).


States and

national Awards


Project title


Belgium Parc naturel des Plaines de l’Escaut "Route paysagčre réalisée par le Parc naturel des Plaines de l’Escaut" (+ video) F
Cyprus Polystypos Community Council "Hazel orchards located within the CY2000009 Natura 2000 site" E
Czech Republic Regional Land Office Prostejov "Regional territorial system of ecological stability in the land registry unit of Cehovice village" (+ videos in Czech | in English) E
Finland Finnish Association for Nature Conservation "Management of endangered traditional biotopes and the preservation of the traditional Finnish rural landscape" (+ video) E
France Syndicat mixte d'étude d'aménagement et de gestion de la base régionale de plein air et de loisirs du Port aux Cerises "Le Port aux Cerises" (+ brochure) F/E
Hungary Kaptárkő Természetvédelmi és Kulturális Egyesület (Beehive rock Nature Conservation and Cultural Association) "Maintaining landscape heritage of Bükkalja Region" (+ video) E
Italy City of Carbonia "Project Carbonia: Landscape Machine" (+ video) E
Netherlands Foundation Landscape manifesto "Stichting Landschapsmanifest" E
Norway County of Hordaland "Herand Landscape Park" (+ brochure + video) E
Serbia (Signatory State) "Podunav" Backi Monostor "Backi Monostor" (+ video 1 + video 2) E
Slovakia Ekopolis Foundation "The Grant Programs of Ekopolis Foundation" (+ video) E
Slovenia Slovenian Association of Landscape Architects "We are Making our Landscape" E
Spain Government of Catalonia’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Town, Country Planning and Public Works (DPTOP), Landscape Observatory of Catalonia (OPC) "City, territory, landscape: A project to educate and raise awareness about landscape" E
United Kingdom Durham Heritage Coast Partnership "Durham Heritage Coast" (+ video) E


* File language : E = English; F = French