The American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon is proud to launch an International Student Design Competition to seek ideas for the rehabilitation of the Ada Dodge Garden inside the University Campus.
The campus itself is a certified Botanical Garden and is committed to the conservation of its living environment that makes up a large portion of AUB. Through this competition, we wish to reach out to landscape architects students from around the world to gain inspiring design proposals for the
The Biophilic Leadership Summit is the first gathering of nature-centered changemakers, urbanists, architects and environmental trailblazers.
Hosted by The Biophilic Institute, Biophilic Cities and Serenbe
Meet with national leaders and industry experts to hear their expertise, form new partnerships and discuss future directions in the field of biophilic urbanism and design.
More information about the event here.
Deadline for abstract submission to the 54th ISOCARP Congress: Bodø, Norway, 1-5 October 2018 is 31 March 2018.
You can find out more details here.
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: This has now been
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The landscape belongs to everyone. We should all have equal access to it and a voice in how it is used, valued and maintained. However, spatial planning education rarely includes considerations of democratic processes, participatory planning, community design and landscape stewardship. Furthermore, it does not fully prepare young practioners to become leaders in promoting democratic landscape change and work effectively in partnership with communities.
In line with Freespace, the theme of the upcoming 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, the aim of this conference is to reflect on the Places that Remain in the Lebanese territory, un-built spaces, their qualities, their histories and their potential.
Lebanon is an “overcrowded island.” It is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, in a region plagued by war and political instability. This situation of extreme vulnerability reminds us of the territor
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
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
2 Feb 2018 12pm Singapore Time Zone (SGT), UTC +08 is the deadline for entries to the IFLA AAPME Awards 2018 – Resilience by Design.
Full information about the competition can be found here.
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
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