ISOCARP Conference

4 days Portland, Oregon

The 53rd ISOCARP Congress will take place in Portland, Oregon, USA, from 24-27 October 2017.

Technology changes everything. From new innovations in communications and driverless technologies to small communities connected to the world through fiber optic, technology shapes what we do whether we live and work in a small town or megacity. But how does that affect our responses as community and regional planners to issues such as population growth and demographic shifts, housing, energy, transport

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World Design Summit, Montreal

5 days

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Designing the future. The world design Summit– Montréal 2017 (WSD) is an unprecedented international gathering of diverse disciplines of a common focus: how can design shape the built environment of the future? Montréal will house designed professionals, government and business leaders, industry representatives, media and NGOs from around the world. For the 10 days, attendees will come together to transcend silos, foster corporation and enhance professional development. More than a mere celebra

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CIPA2017

5 days Ottowa

CIPA2017logoinmaThe 26th biennial symposium, CIPA2017 will focus on Digital Workflows for Conservation

Recording the physical characteristics of historic places and landscapes is a cornerstone of preventive maintenance, monitoring and conservation. The information produced by such work guides decision-making by property owners, site managers, public officials, and conservators. Rigorous documentation may also serve a broader purpose: over time, it becomes the primary means by which scholars and the public appre

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2017 IFLA Europe General Assembly

3 days Bucarest
IFLA Europe LogoBucharest is a city often described as an “in-between orient and occident”. And so it might be considered, as it is a European city with an un-usual structure for both space and building traditions. The Bucharest landscape is dominated by collage, by strange juxtapositions of striking modernity, bucolic tradition (king of rural bourgeois space), concrete totalitarian cuts, sub-urban half improvised neighbourhoods and Parisian ersatz. Its tissue is an amazing outcome of a, already traditional, “c

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London Festival of Architecture

1 month London

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London Festival of Architecture has announced that the theme of the 2017 festival will be ‘memory’. The theme of will be explored through a wide range of events and activities when the London Festival of Architecture – Europe’s biggest annual architecture festival – returns on 1-30 June 2017.

More information can be found here.

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Landscape and Life Conference

3 days Lisbon

Landscape and LifeLandscape and Life is an international conference that will focus on the relationship between outdoor spaces and quality of life at different life stages.

Professionals from a range of disciplines will share ground-breaking research and expertise to cr

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ILAM MLAA Awards

ILAM MLAAInstitute Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM) presented the outstanding Malaysia Landscape Architecture Industry Awards (MLAA) will take place in April 2017.

The award recipients receive featured coverage in ILAM’s Bulletin Landskap and a special publication in conjunction with the award – “Landscape Architecture Malaysia Yearbook” and a Special Edition in the local press, following the award ceremony. Award recipients will be honoured at the Awards Presentation Ceremony during ILAM’s MLAA Ga

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5th IFLA-Africa Symposium

2 days Casablanca

The 5th IFLA-Africa Symposium, 2nd AAPM Symposium: 

Learning the Landscape // Landscapes of Learning, towards a sustainable world through new approaches in Landscape Architecture and ancestral customs

The symposium will take place 20-21 April 2017, Casablanca.  A call for papers will be issued soon.

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For more information contact Carey Duncan, AAPM Delegate to IFLA.

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Conference “Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities”

4 days Orvieto

center-1‘Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities’ Conference will take place  in Orvieto from 4 to 7 April 2017.

This Conference is not only the final Conference of GreenInUrbs but also a strategic event for the H2020 priority topic of the Nature Based Solutions.  It will bring together different communities besides to the GreenInUrbs one, including that of scientists and academics, practitioners, policy makers/administrators, industries.

The conference will inc

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Deadline for entries to the WLA Awards

AWARD-SHOP-LOGO-1The deadline for entries to the inaugural WLA Awards is today at 11.59 (Honolulu time)

More information about the awards can be found here.

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International Conference on Landscape Obersvatories

2 days

saveeee.b4557cIn co-operation with the networks Civilscape and Uniscape, LandschappenNL organizes the International Conference on Landscape Observaties.

The landscape observatory in the Netherlands stems from the European Landscape Convention (ELC), a landscape treaty conceived by the Council of Europe which is also known as the Florence Convention (2000). The observatory was therefore initiated to support the implementation of this convention in The Netherlands. More information here.

The conference programm

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Deadline for 3rd Call for Contributions – CIPA Symposium 2017 (Ottawa, Canada)

Ottowa

CIPA2017logoinma3rd Call for Contributions – CIPA Symposium 2017

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ISOLA Annual Conference

2 days Goa

Goa-2017-Brochure copyThe Indian Society of Landscape Architects (ISOLA) Annual Conference will take place in Goa in January 2017.

Their 12th Annual Conference is scheduled around Changing Climates, Evolving Landscapes. With India’s long coastal stretch, it is imminent that we link the theme to a coastal locale. The aesthetics, ecology and the development stress challenging Goa makes it the chosen destination for the ISOLA Annual Conference 2017. Led by speakers and subject leaders, the conference uses active learnin

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Deadline for applications to the US/ICOMOS 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

Deadline for applications to the US/ICOMOS 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP) is 15th January 2017.  More information about this exchange programme can be found here.

Call for entries for MLAA closes 12th January 2017

ILAM MLAAThe call for entries for the MLAA awards closes today.

The Malaysia Landscape Architecture Industry Awards (MLAA) Awards, with the Institute Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM) present this awards to the most outstanding Malaysian landscape architecture consultancy firms, developers, researchers, students, contractors, suppliers, government agencies, media and outstanding individuals in Malaysia and abroad. These awards honour the best in landscape architecture from various aspects of the ind

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Seminar: Healthy Urban Landscape

Houten

NVTL Healthy flyerIFLA Member NVTL invite you to the seminar Healthy Urban Landscape. During the seminar, prominent experts and policy makers in the field of health and spatial planning will elaborate on the current need to link health with the physical environment. Health requires a new look at urban development with a focus not only on economic value creation, but also social values ​​and environmental values ​​(read: healthy).

You can download the flyer here.  More information about the event is on their websi

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The Making of Ethiopian Landscapes

2 days

logoEthiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development (EiABC) will organize the maiden edition of Ethiopian Landscape Forum between 15th and 16th December 2016. The forum theme is the Making of Ethiopian Landscapes. The is in line with International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) action plan to expand the geographical spread of landscape architecture profession in Africa. This edition has a triple goal, namely:

  1. To herald the commencement of Masters of Lands

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Call for Abstracts for Landscape and Life Conference

62 days

Landscape and LifeLandscape and Life is an international conference that will focus on the relationship between outdoor spaces and quality of life at different life stages.

They have issued an invite abstracts for papers from researchers and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines, including landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, planning, sociology, environmental studies, environmental psychology, education, physical activity, and public health. We expect papers and presentations on topics c

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From city centres to channel tides: celebrating the very best of the landscape profession

The Building Centre, London
Image: Dr Tim Rich

Image: Dr Tim Rich

The LI is exhibiting the LI awards shortlisted projects at The Building Centre in London during November and December.  To complement the exhibition, the LI invites you to celebrate the Awards and discuss what they tell us about the landscape profession and where it may go from here.

Registration starts at 17.30 with the presentations from 18.00 followed by a drinks reception.

Hattie Hartman, Sustainability Editor of the Architects’ Journal, will chair the discussion.  Project

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International Urban Development Association World Congress

3 days Lisbon

763The International Urban Development Association (INTA), the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) of the University of Lisbon and the City of Lisbon invite you to the 40th INTA World Urban Development Congress in Lisbon, Portugal from 28 – 30 November 2016.

INTA40 illustrates the global urban approach we promote in which all territorial levels – urban, peri-urban and rural – are part of a responsible development of our societies. Furthermore, technological and digital progress, the differentiated dem

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Annual Landscape Institute Awards

London

10683-Entrance-sign-1265x1200This year’s LI Awards ceremony takes place on Thursday 24 November at The Brewery in Central London. The event will celebrate the best work of landscape professionals and announce the winners from the shortlist.

The ceremony starts at 11:30am with a drinks reception. This will be followed by lunch and the ceremony itself, which will be presented by author and TV presenter Simon Reeve. The ceremony will finish at 4pm.

This event is open to members of the public as well as LI members. Please note

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Innovative approaches to parks: UK Government Parks Inquiry

parks update

We’ll be holding two more oral evidence sessions in the next couple of weeks:

·         Monday 14 November: focusing on local authorities and planning policy

·         Wednesday 23 November: looking at innovative approaches to parks

Both meetings will be broadcast live on www.parliamentlive.tv, and available on demand afterwards. Transcripts will also be published to their website. You can also keep up to date with the inquiry by following them on Twitter at @CommonsCLG.

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Launch of “Rust Red – Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord“ by Peter Latz

Pump House, Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord Emscherstraße 71, 47137 Duisburg

Peter Latz invites friends and colleagues to the launch of Rust Red.

He says “it may seems odd to be invited to a park in the middle of November. I am doing it anyway as I would like to present “RUST RED” – hot off the press – the book I wrote about the Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord. I look forward to taking you on a walk through the park, in a theoretical discussion or as a direct experience while strolling along its promenades”

In Munich, on Wednesday, 09. November 2016, at 6 pm at the Vorhoelz

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Public Debate: WOHA Garden City Mega City

ANCB Berlin

NL_WOHA_670Singapore-based architects WOHA, founded by Richard Hassell and Wong Mun Summ, have gained global recognition for their integration of environmental and social principles at every stage of the design process. Since WOHA’s work was first exhibited at Aedes Architecture Forum in 2006, they have gained international recognition for their award winning practice and innovative projects. Built across Asia and around the globe, these include the PARKROYAL on Pickering Hotel, the SkyVille @ Dawson socia

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Local Authorities and Planning Policy: UK Government Parks Inquiry

parks update

We’ll be holding two more oral evidence sessions in the next couple of weeks:

·         Monday 14 November: focusing on local authorities and planning policy

·         Wednesday 23 November: looking at innovative approaches to parks

Both meetings will be broadcast live on www.parliamentlive.tv, and available on demand afterwards. Transcripts will also be published to their website. You can also keep up to date with the inquiry by following them on Twitter at @CommonsCLG.

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