2015 STUDENT LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE DESIGN COMPETITION

 

 

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2015 Student Landscape Architecture
Design Competition Brief
2015 Student Landscape Architecture
Design Competition Winners

 

Background
With the theme of “History of the Future”, the aim of the competition is to promote reflections on challenges and opportunities of the past, the present and the future for the landscape architecture profession. In our global society, landscape architecture presents the opportunity to foster collaborative learning, integration of knowledge, and innovative solutions. We also call for exploration of good examples which reinforce local identity and contextual values.

Assignment
Students are invited to present their interpretations of historic and modern landscapes, and to consider the role of landscapes for shaping past and future human settlements, and to consider the role of landscapes for shaping past and future human settlements. They are also invited to present their ideas for the application of innovative sustainable solutions in contemporary landscape issues.
The competition encourages students to explore urban and rural green-blue infrastructure and suggest scenarios for the sustainable development of human habitats. Students may select the context, site and scale of the project. Proposals must also show a reflexive and innovative approach, giving value to the identity of the designed place and choosing a strategy for the project execution.

Organizing Committee
Irina Melnichuk: Dean, Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University
Viktor Smerten: Professor, Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University
Anna Bubnova: Competition Convenor, Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University

Jury

  • Dr. Vera Frolova ALAROS: Landscape Architect, Dean, Moscow State Forest University
  • Nigel Thorne FLI, PPLI: Landscape Architect, London, UK
  • Dr. Beverly Sandalack FCSLA, MCIP, RPP: Landscape Architect, Professor and Associate Dean, University of Calgary, Canada, Chair of the Jury, Chair of IFLA Competitions Committee

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