World Design Summit: The Year’s Best Party!

Montreal

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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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2016 IFHP Summit

2 days Rotterdam

IFHP Summit 2016

The 2016 IFHP Summit gathers the BPD & IFHP Communities with members, contributors and partners. Join us & contribute with your perspectives on how to take the new urban agendas forward to ensure a better and more sustainable future of urban development.

The Summit is targeted at the ‘New agendas for urban development’ as we ​see emerging in cities, civil society, nations and as being advanced by United Nations programs. These will guide the efforts around urbanization for a broad range of ac

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

Vorhoelzer Forum, TU München Arcisstraße 21, 80333 Munich

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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AAPM, IFLA and IFLA Africa Stand at COP22

12 days Marrakech

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2016 11 02 Recto 1 Sponsors

For more information email aapm.paysagistes@gmail.com

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Lawrence Halprin Exhibition

163 days

YosemiteLawrence Halprin (1916-2009) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the 20th century. Over a career spanning more than five decades, he designed significant projects across the United States and even overseas. His eponymous firm became a seedbed for many talented designers now celebrated in their own right, and the innovative techniques that he pioneered changed the field of landscape architecture forever.

Halprin, an ASLA Fellow, received numerous awards, including the ASLA Gol

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Un cocktail causerie sous le thème “L’architecture de paysage en amont de la réalisation des projets”

the Technopole Angus 2700, Willam -Tremblay , Montreal Member - $ 50.00 Non member - $ 75.00 For more information email:

L’Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec vous convie à un cocktail causerie le 27 octobre prochain sous le thème « L’architecture de paysage en amont de la réalisation des projets ». C’est un rendez-vous des architectes paysagistes avec Michel Langevin et Christian Yaccarini.

  • L’apport de l’architecture de paysage dans le développement du Technopôle Angus
  • L’intégration des équipes d’architectes paysagistes au début du processus de réalisation
  • La place de l’architecture de paysage dans

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2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: *Not* in My Backyard

4 days Canberra

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Canberra is one of the very few, fully planned cities in the world.  The 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: Not In My Backyard will be hosted in Canberra from 27-30 October and aims to connect the public with landscape architects. With over thirty events developed by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and Festival Creative Director, Richard Weller (USA), the four-day program will include a Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, Festival Part

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2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture 26 – 30 October 2016, Canberra, Australia

5 days

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The Festival of Landscape Architecture has been designed to engage with landscape architects, students, universities, government, the community and public. The events involved in the Festival will be wide ranging and include a Research Summit, Student Charrette, Welcome Reception, two-day IFLA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, National Awards Presentation, public talks, tours and exhibitions. In 2016, AILA will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

www.aila.org.au

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Jellicoe 2016: From Capability Brown to the Incredible Edible Network – new ways of engaging communities with landscape

Sagar Wright Lecture Theatre, Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HJ

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Jellicoe 2016 looks at the increasingly innovative approaches to engaging communities with landscape and green infrastructure. The Chatsworth House project is working with deprived communities and refugees to encourage them to explore the landscapes of Capability Brown and is part of the LI-supported Capability Brown Festival. Professor Alan Simson from Leeds Beckett University presents new work on urban forests and green infrastructure and Pam Warhurst, founder of the Incredible Edible Network

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Conference beyond ism 19-21 October 2016, Alnarp Campus, Malmö, Sweden

3 days

Conference beyond ism, 19-21 October 2016, Alnarp Campus, Malmö, Sweden

The aim of this conference is to reposition the relationships between city and landscape, as reflected in the practice and academia of various disciplines. To this end, we seek to revisit the academic discourse concerning Landscape Urbanism, and to engage with subsequent ‘isms’ as well as looking beyond, in order to enrich and broaden the urban discourse.

This conference is to be held from 19-21 October 2016 at SLU’s Alnarp

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United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition. Deadline for EOI

holocaust memorial competition

In September 2016, on the advice of the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial Foundation, the Department for Communities and Local Government launches an international two-stage design competition for a National Memorial to honour the victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution.

Envisaged as a place for everyone to come to remember the Holocaust, as well as a focal point for annual national commemorations, the Memorial will affirm the United Kingdom’s commitment to stand up against

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Deadline for proposals for World Design Summit, Montreal, October 2017

The deadline for online submissions for proposals for the World Design Summit to be held in Montréal, Canada in 2017 is October 17th, 2016.  Full details of the call for papers, the themes and submission process can be found here.

Creating Landscapes Biennial

4 days Turin

Creating Landscapes Biennial

Creating Landscapes is an international biennial landscape exhibition.  Promoted by OAT Foundation, since 2002 the festival has brought in Turin more than 70 designers and landscape experts from over 20 different countries in Europe and the United States, promoting, at the same time, the comparison and the promotion of local initiatives. 

More information can be found here

 

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Convention – Paysage au Bois du Cazier (Marcinelle)

Convention 13 Oct 2016

Ce jeudi 13 octobre 2016, l’ASBL Centre du Paysage organise la Convention-Paysage au Bois du Cazier. (à la mémoire des co-fondateurs de l ’IFLA René LATINNE et René PECHERE)

vous trouverez le programme de la journée et vous pouvez vous inscrire en ligne via ce lien ici.

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Webinar: Urban policies for better Mediterranean cities – the accessibility we need

The World Urban Campaign (WUC) Associate Partner CODATU invites you to its Webinar: Urban policies for better Mediterranean cities – the accessibility we need –  Challenges for the Habitat III New Urban Agenda.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 , 11:00 Rabat, Algiers, Tunis / 12:00 Cairo, Paris / 13h00 Beirut

Participants include Eric Huybrechts, IAU-IDF International Actions Program Officer, and Salma Mousallem, Un-Habitat Transport in Egypt Program Officer.

The urbanization process is strongly linked

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