The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the appointment of Shaun Walsh as President through until the 2020 AGM following recent Director elections and confirmation of Office Bearer positions by the incoming Board.
The announcement was made in front of a packed Home of the Arts theatre as part of the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture on the Gold Coast.
Mr Walsh expressed his gratitude to the membership for re-electing him as a Director and t
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards.
The awards recognised 38 winners over 14 categories, celebrating leading projects of all sizes across Australia’s regional and metropolitan areas.
The annual awards program acknowledges how landscape architects are helping to shape cities and towns to tackle the major issues facing people from all walks of life, including an ageing population, climbing obesity an
Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the Integovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) Working Group on Climate Change has issued the following statement:
The IPCC Special Report warns that unless significant reductions in emissions are attained before 2030, increases in the mean global temperature will surpass 1.5°C. As we are already experiencing the consequences on natural and human systems as a result of a 1°C temperature increase rapid
The publication accompanying the 2nd Bienal Latina-Americana de Arquitectura de Paisaje is launched, you can download it here.
The IFLA 2019 World Congress website is now launched – you can find it at https://www.ifla2019.com/
The first academic education program in landscape architecture in Europe began at the then Agricultural University of Norway in 1919, today the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås, Norway. One hundred years onwards, the relatively new discipline of landscape architecture has an opportunity to embrace lessons from the past to project, imagine and envision better futures.
This will be the first ECLAS conference with an explicit focus on landscape education in general and l
Jeppe Aagard Andersen: A Tribute
IFLA Immediate Past President, Professor Kathryn Moore
The first EFLA meeting I attended was in Brussels in 2004. It was like walking into the lion’s den. There were fierce debates and arguments. But at a certain point I noticed that I was being circled by big, tall, long-haired Scandinavian. I had no idea who this rather intimidating person was. But in amongst the turmoil, he offered advice, was wise and protective and not at all threatening, but definitely
The winners of 10th International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona have been announced, you can read the full list here
Watch the video from LAA about IFLA President visit to New Zealand here.
IFLA Africa News, August Edition is out, you can read it here
Part of IFLA’s mandate is to encourage thought leadership within the profession of landscape architecture. To assist this, IFLA has established an Advisory Circle of key thinkers covering a wide range of practice and theory. In this issue of IFLA News, Professor Richard Weller argues for an expanded role for landscape architects in consideration of urban growth
James Hayter, IFLA President
3 MAPS – Crisis, Knowledge and Action
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The theme of the awards was Resilience Landscapes, Natural disasters and extreme weather events had always been affecting cities across various continents all around the world. However, in the last decade or more, the destruction of a city by these forces are felt even more because of the extreme climate change and global warming. From floods, earthquakes, typhoons and hurricanes, extreme drought and even land subsidence issues, these catastrophic events had left many cities in shambl
The 55th IFLA World Congress was expertly hosted by SILA. It took place in Singapore in July. The Facebook page for IFLA2018 contains a full account of proceedings through images, videos and accounts but here are just a few of the edited highlights: Presidents Address from Kathryn Moore Guest of Honour, Minister Lawrence Wong addresses Congress Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award winner is announced 2018 Keynote Speeches Technical Tours – you can see the things on offer here http://www.ifla2018.co
In 2014, the School of Landscape Architecture (ILA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) opened the Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture. The education in landscape architecture at NMBU is the second oldest in the world, which makes the Archive unique. The collections of the Archive illustrate the development of Norwegian landscape architecture in the past 100 years, both in education and in profession. It contains students’ works back approximately 100 years ago, and a var
On behalf of the IFLA AR ExCo, Current IFLA Americas President Raquel Penalosa has announced the official results of IFLA Americas 2018 election process for the positions of: President, Secretary, Treasurer and Chair of the Council of Students and Emerging Professionals.
Voting via email took place in a 30-day period from June 1st till July 1st.
From the electorate of 22 votes, only 16 were sent (which represents 72.27%), and only 14 were valid. The results are as follows: