International Conference on Landscape Observatories

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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Talk: Transforming systems and engaging people to maximise health benefit from the natural environment

ICOSS conference room, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 4DP

Screen-Shot-2017-02-01-at-12.23.54“Transforming systems and engaging people to maximise health benefit from the natural environment”

Rachel Stancliffe, Director of The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

http://www.sustainablehealthcare.org.uk

How do we achieve better health from the natural environment sustainably and on a large scale with budgets, professional and other silos seemingly preventing this from happening?

One way is to tackle the system and try to improve it. Another is to engage people directly in improving their o

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‘Trees and Territories’ Symposium

Economic, social and environmental 9 Place d'Iéna, 75016 Paris

Screen Shot 2017-01-05 at 22.08.58For this third edition, the conference Plant Engineering, Ecological Engineering will look at the uses of the tree within the territories of the city natural areas.

The conference aims to promote through concrete achievements the ecosystem functions and services of the plant , which allow to go beyond the aesthetic and cultural function of the landscape. It highlights the skills and expertise of industry professionals .

This event is also part of the historical context of the 200th anniversary o

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Deadline for call for presentations at the ASLA Annual Meeting

2017_ASLA_Annual_banner1920Today is the deadline for presentation proposals for the 2017 ASLA Annual Meeting. Detailed information on this call is available here.

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

Ottowa


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La Casa de los Americanos: Vínculo entre Puerto Rico y Córcega

Museo Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Screen-Shot-2017-01-25-at-18.01.15La Casa de los Americanos - Vínculo entre Puerto Rico y Córcega Actividad de ClausuraMuseo Antiguo Arsenal de la Marina Española, Sábado, 28 de enero de 2017, 1pm a 4pm More information here.

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Deadline for submission of paper – LI Conference

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Masterplan for Piazza Gae Aulenti. © AECOM The deadline submission of papers for the 2017 LI conference is today. More information is available here.

 

 

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Conference: Experiences of Landscape

FLAG OF ARSENAL 21 Boulevard Morland, 75004 Paris Métro: Bastille Sully-Morland or (1-5-7-8 lines), Bus 87, 86, 6

img_4196-339x480In collaboration with the FFP Michel Corajoud portraits with Alexandre Chemetoff , Landscape designer and President of the association: l’Atelier Michel Corajoud present the ‘Experience of Landscape’ conference

The notion of landscape is very recent. It is believed to be well established but its development is not so obvious.  Our professional skills they used to solve problems that are consensus or do they need to fuel new broader questions and more especially cross?Today, do we have to answer

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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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ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, Christinenstr. 18 - 19, 10119 Berlin

Screen-Shot-2017-01-17-at-20.49.39-480x279Is infrastructure just the plumbing and wiring of the human environment, or is it the true lifeblood of the spaces we inhabit? Infrastructural systems facilitate the flow of anything from people and goods to resources and information. While engineered to perform specific tasks, such networks also determine the structure of buildings, cities, and metropolitan regions, i

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Call for entries for MLAA closes 19th 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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Deadline for applications to the US/ICOMOS 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

USICOMOS-WorldMap-Graphic2000-600x421Deadline 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.

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Talk: Imagining the heathy city in Britain 1700 – 1900

367 days Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences 219 Portobello Sheffield S1 4DP

SheffieldImagining the healthy city in Britain, 1700 to 1900

Dr Clare Hickman, University of Chester

Designed green spaces have long been seen as a way to help ameliorate the health problems caused by urbanization. From John Evelyn’s 1661 imagined circle of scented plantations surrounding London to Ebenezer Howard’s 1898 Garden City model, utopian thinkers have imagined ways in which cities could be made healthier through the creation of parks and gardens. This talk will look at the various ways designed

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World Design Summit: The Year’s Best Party!

Montreal

Screen-Shot-2017-01-06-at-07.21.56For more information see the WDS website here

 

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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