Chosen by a judging panel including garden designers Andy Sturgeon FSGD and Debbie Roberts MSGD from Acres Wild, seven finalists have been selected with a total of ten projects across two categories.
Chosen from a record 64 entries, higher than any previous year, the judges remarked on the quality of the visuals the students used to present their projects and the creativity displayed in their designs.
The finalists were representative of a wide range of UK colleges including Inchbald School of Design, London College of Garden Design, The Cotswold Gardening School and Writtle University College.
Student Design – Commercial:
Nicky Burridge – London College of Garden Design – Cambridge Cottage
Kate Harvey – London College of Garden Design – Lakeside Retreat
Steve Williams – The Cotswold Gardening School – Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Eun Jung Jun – Writtle University College – The Lifestyle Garden
Alex Pojer – Inchbald School of Design – Villa on Lake Garda
Student Design – Domestic:
Nicky Burridge – London College of Garden Design – Welcome Home
Sheila Jack – London College of Garden Design – Modern Surrey Garden
Sheila Jack – London College of Garden Design – Contemporary Garden, Kent
Katie Duff – London College of Garden Design – Surrey Hills Family Garden
Steve Williams – The Cotswold Gardening School – The Cut
Images of all the shortlisted projects can be seen on the SGD Awards website www.sgdawards.com
The winning students will be announced alongside the winners in all the main SGD Award categories at the SGD Awards ceremony on Friday 2 February 2018 at London’s Landmark Hotel. Tickets for the ceremony go on sale online on 20 October 2017.