Today is the deadline for nominations for the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Awards 2018. More info here.
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 19.00 is the deadline for nominations for the IFLA 2018-2020 Elections, full information about the call and process is here.
5th International Green Roof Congress 2018 – Kuwait City – The Urban Oasis Experience: The fifth edition of IGRA´s prestigious congress series deals with the special challenges of Green Roofs in dry climates. More than one-third of the world population already lives in these expanding regions, without considering the global metropolitan areas which often are grappling with the same problems and referred to as “city deserts”. The performance of Green Roofs in these special environments is strongl
Today is the deadline for the charrette entry.
Theme: Optimisation of Biodiversity Conservation in an Urban Island State (this is a summary of my the theme described attached).
There will be 3 sub-themes namely “Biophilic City”, “Smart Nation” and “Future Resilience”, which echoes the IFLA 2018 Congress sub-themes.
Prizes sponsored by the Stichting Nava Polman-Gerson Foundation of The Netherlands:
1st Prize $1,500 US
2nd Prize $1,000 US
3rd Prize $ 500 US
Submission Deadline: Feb 15th, 2018
The third event of the Landezine LIVE lecture series, titled ‘Read/Write Landscape’ will explore the architecture of imaginative and physical landscapes with the help from renowned international experts; Georges Descombes (Geneva) – landscape architect, Klaske Havik (Amsterdam) – architect – editor – professor, Pavel Gantar (Ljubljana) – urban sociologist and Chris Eckman (Ljubljana – Seattle) – singer-songwriter and writer. ‘Read/Write Landscape’ will happen on Tuesday, February 13th, at 5pm in
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Deadline for proposals is 31 January 2018. More information on the call here.
January 30th is the deadline for the submission of abstracts to MELAC. Full info here.
Today is the deadline for call for abstracts for IFLA 2018 World Congress. More info here
Gareth Doherty is an assistant professor of landscape architecture and senior research associate at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he is also director of the master in landscape architecture program.
He is the author of Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State, published in 2017 by the University of California Press. Previous publications include Is Landscape…? Essays on the Identity of Landscape, edited with Charles Waldheim (Routledge, 2016), and Ecological Urban
“Dangerous Landscapes – Re-Thinking Environmental Risk in Low-Income Communities”
November 27-29, 2017
Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, Germany
The conference “Dangerous Landscapes” will examine emerging approaches to disaster risk reduction in low-income communities. It views landscape not only as a source of threat but also as a potential remedy. Sidestepping traditional measures that rely on costly hard infrastructures, more integrative and affordable forms of risk reduc
SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS OF NIGERIA, SOUTH WEST REGION
2nd LANDSCAPE SYMPOSIUM. November 23rd,2017.
THEME: THE ROLE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS IN THE CREATION OF FLOOD
ADAPTIVE AND FLOOD RESILENT CITIES: A Look at Lagos State, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND: Anthropogenic activities have significantly altered the natural landscape and cities with large water bodies are working hard to create road connectivity in which the role of water in the city structure is gradually bei
For more information https://issuu.com/gju0/docs/reclaiming_public_space_in_metropol
The year 2017 has been declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. This year’s events aim to raise awareness among decision-makers, academia, civil society and the public of the contribution of sustainable tourism to development, while simultaneously mobilizing all stakeholders to work together to make tourism a catalyst for positive change. Considering that the land
The 4th International Skyrise Greenery Conference (ISGC2017), held alongside the GreenUrbanScape Asia trade exhibition, will be back on 9 – 10 November 2017 in Singapore!
ISGC2017 will focus on the topics of resilience, new levels of greening and integrating social needs into urban infrastructure. The conference also offers an open platform to draw lessons from the challenges nature presents – shaping intents, outcomes and even the bottom line of greening projects.
IFLA APR Congress 2017 Delega
The 2017 IFLA APR Congress will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from the 2nd to the 5th of November this year, organized by the Thai Association of Landscape Architects (TALA). For more information see here.
Each year, the LI AGM coincides with our annual Jellicoe lecture, named after eminent landscape architect and founding member of the Landscape Institute Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe. This year’s lecture will take place on Thursday 2 November in Bristol, and will explore the theme of public health. Alongside the AGM and lecture, the South West branch of the Landscape Institute will hold a public-health themed event with a series of workshop activities. More information here.
An event from PlayWales. A conference for playworkers and play professionals, people working in communities, youth and community workers, town and community councils, housing associations, community regeneration officers, and anyone with an interest in or responsibility for children’s play.
More information here.
The topic Smart Communities is relevant for rural towns and major international centers. Together, we will explore how technology is changing our communities, how we can harness the benefits but also address the challenges of rapid change.
The joint conference will be organized around six concurrent tracks and sub-themes:
1. Technology, infrastructure and buildings
The CNRS thematic school “See or being seen… or not 2017″ will take place in Saint-Paul-en-Jarez (France) from Oct. 23th to 27th 2017.
This thematic sc
A pre-conference event will take place in Portland, Oregon, on 23 October. This special ISOCARP-UNESCO event is entitled “Towards sustainable cities we need: An obliged way to save life on our lovely planet”.
It’s a one-day event which is free for everybody to attend (meals are not included). Registration, however, is obligatory.
The event will take place in the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
For more information and registration please click here.