European Garden Award 2018/2019


Europäischer Gartenpreis 2018/2019

On September 7, 2018, this year’s winners of the European Garden Award by Schloss Dyck Foundation and European Garden Heritage Network were presented in Schloss Nordkirchen.

As a contribution to the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 and thanks to the support given to the project AWARDING HERITAGE by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and by the two regional associations in North Rhine-Westphalia (LVR and LWL), two new categories have been added to the European Garden Award: “Best development of a cultural landscape of European relevance” and “Europe’s heritage of gardens and gardening”.

In combination with the traditional categories of the European  Garden Award – started in 2010 and supported by Lorenz von Ehren Nurseries since 2012 – five 1st Prizes and eight 2nd Prizes have been handed out in Nordkirchen in five categories:

  • Best development of a cultural landscape of European relevance
  • Europe’s heritage of gardens and gardening
  • Best developement of a historic park or garden
  • Innovative contemporary concept or design of a park or garden
  • Large scale green networks or concepts

BEST DEVELOPMENT OF A CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF EUROPEAN RELEVANCE
1st Prize

BEST DEVELOPMENT OF A CULTURAL LANDSCAPE OF EUROPEAN RELEVANCE
2nd Prizes

EUROPE’S HERITAGE OF GARDENS AND GARDENING
1st Prize

EUROPE’S HERITAGE OF GARDENS AND GARDENING
2nd Prizes

BEST DEVELOPMENT OF A HISTORIC PARK OR GARDEN
1st Prize

BEST DEVELOPMENT OF A HISTORIC PARK OR GARDEN
2nd Prizes

INNOVATIVE CONTEMPORARY CONCEPT OR DESIGN OF A PARK OR GARDEN
1st Prize

INNOVATIVE CONTEMPORARY CONCEPT OR DESIGN OF A PARK OR GARDEN
2nd Prizes

LARGE SCALE GREEN NETWORKS OR CONCEPTS
1st Prize

Download: Pressemitteilung (pdf/deutsch)
Download: Press Release  (pdf/English)

Download: Fotos der Preisträger | Images of Awarded Parks and Gardens (zip-folder)

Download: Fotos der Preisverleihung | Images taken at the awarding ceremony (click on photos to download, about 15 MB each)