2003 Student Landscape Architecture

Design Competition Brief

2003 Student Landscape Architecture

Design Competition Winners


Competition theme
The theme of the 40th IFLA World Congress is Landscapes on the Edge.
Sub-themes include:

  • The Green Edge – Landscape Planning and Sustainable Environments
  • Cultural Landscapes – Maintaining a Local Edge in the Global Community
  • The Canadian West – Landscapes on the Edge
  • Urban Design on the Edge of Place Making
  • The Urban Edge – Transitional Landscapes
  • The Water’s Edge – Waterfronts, Wetlands and Amenities
  • Landscape on the Edge of Art
  • Landscape Architecture – Pushing the Edge of the Profession
  • The Cutting Edge – Ideas, Technologies and Solutions

Schools are asked to choose their own site and to set their own program, and to investigate the theme within the context of their own culture, their own geography and their own local issues.

Organizing Committee
Dr. Beverly Sandalack, Professor, Associate Dean (Academic Environmental Design), Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary


  • Greg Andonian, PhD, DHC, RAIC, UNESCO Representative
  • Cameron Man, FCSLA, FASLA, CELA President, IFLA Representative
  • Andre Schwabenbauer, CSLA President
  • Brian Baker, CSLA, IFLA 2003 Organizing Committee Appointed Jury Member