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
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
2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture
Now in its fourth year, the International Festival of Landscape Architecture is designed to position landscape architecture as a leading profession in shaping a better future for Australia. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the National Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties, talks, tours, exhibitions, installations and city activations.
Landscape architects, artists, planners, architects, geographers, ecologists and social scientists are invited to London’s World Heritage Site of Maritime Greenwich and the university’s award winning Stockwell Street building, from 10-13 September 2017, to explore the theme of Creation / Reaction.
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The 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
Biodiversity and heath in the face of climate change. Challenges, opportunities and evidence gaps.
Joint European Conference held by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA) in co-operation with the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) / German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)The event is co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe.Climate c
Multi-day event around the building greening (roof, facade and interior landscaping) with the corresponding accompanying themes (urban climate, population development, stormwater management, sustainability). At the end of the congress there will be the possibility to participate in excursions to special buildings in Berlin.
Bucharest 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
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.
Nature and society: synergies, conflicts, trade-offs. An international conference on synergies, conflicts and trade-offs in the relationship between nature and society
Synergies, conflicts and trade-offs in the relationship between nature and society are key processes in socio-ecological systems. While conflicts are regarded as challenging and difficult trade-offs between ecosystem services are often necessary, the search for synergies and win-win solutions are essential steps in finding lastin
Institute 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
Trees, People and the Built Environment 3 (TPBE3) will be held at Birmingham University, from 5-6 April 2017, attracting professionals from both the built and natural environments with the aim of fostering collaborative thinking and practice. The third in this series of triennial conferences, TPBE3 will focus on the themes of health and highways.
Keynote speakers confirmed so far include landscape planning and public health expert Dr Matilda van den Bosch from the University of British Columbia;
A beach. Three houses. A road. A valley. The local park. Subdivisions. Schools. Apartments, plazas, waterfronts. In the era of the global, consumption and land prices and mass transit and starchitecture make big cities bigger. Small urban offers a compelling alternative, a resistance to the globalizing trend a mindset that connec
‘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 annual Conference on the Value of Play brings together leading play researchers, park and recreation professionals, educators, health scientists, landscape architects, designers, planners, business and community leaders, psychologists, physicians and parents from across the country.