Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers
THE NATIONAL STANDARD IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN
AILDM promotes the importance of Landscape Design and Environmental Management for a positive impact and ecological sustainability on our collective environment. We support our members with industry advice, networking opportunities and ongoing development of business and technical skills.
Our members have professional qualifications and are required to continue their professional development through our CPD Program. All members have a sound knowledge of design principles, horticulture and environmental management. They design for private homes, commercials spaces, multi dwellings, aged care, public parks, schools and playgrounds.
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If you are looking for a landscape designer for your project you can be confident an AILDM member has the qualifications, experience and knowledge you need.
Search for an AILDM member by location, the type work you require, and identify any special design skills required eg. Heritage design.
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Every year, the AILDM National Landscape Design Awards recognise and showcase the very best from landscape designers and projects around Australia. Our members are known for their ability to create beautiful, sustainable gardens and landscapes.
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For information on entering the competition use the Members Login.
2021 award winners announced on YouTube 10 December 2021>
AILDM also provides a competition for students and graduates which challenges them to design for a potential client.
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If you provide professional landscape design or management services, are a student of landscape design, or are in an industry allied to landscape design you can apply for membership of AILDM. We support practitioners in landscape design and environmental management, and have an extensive network of members around Australia.
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AILDM holds a range of events throughout the year from coffee meetings and small workshops to full day seminars, garden tours and award ceremonies, including the Hidden Design Festivals held in Sydney and Brisbane. Most of our events are open to members of the public who wish to improve their knowledge and/or appreciate beautiful landscape design
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AILDM members are active in communities throughout Australia designing public spaces, improving community areas and ensuring fragile ecosystems are managed and protected for future generations.
You will find the impact of our members and their work throughout natural and built environments including parks, playgrounds, schools, childcare centres, hospitals, and even shopping centres.Wherever people need space to relax, engage with family, friends and communities the skillful design of gathering spaces enhances their experience
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AILDM's Hidden Design Festival reveals the usually private gardens and outdoor spaces behind the gates, walls, passageways and hedges that showcase some of our leading landscape designers.
Members of the public are invited to buy a ticket that gives them access to all of the gardens. Most of these gardens have never before been opened to the public and are unlikely to be open again.Regular paragraph, medium length.
An industry focused alternative to the general gardening magazines available, Landscape Outlook looks to promote professionalism in the industry, aesthetic landscape design, sustainable environmental practices and sound land management.
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Landscape design is now a key part of the planning, design and approval process for building or renovation projects. AILDM has prepared a guide for property owners preparing to submit plans to their council.
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