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
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
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.
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
ICOMOS-IFLA International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes (ISCCL)
North American Regional Meeting, October 19th, 2017
The ISCCL, in conjunction with the IFLA Cultural Landscape Working Group, is planning a regional meeting that will coincide with the World Design Summit in Montreal this coming October 2017. Information on the World Design Summit is available at: http://worlddesignsummit.com
Thursday, October 19th, 2017 as a separate session during the Design Summi
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 celebrat
Exploring the SITES V2 Rating System for Sustainable Land Design and Development
As China and other Asian countries continue their leadership efforts on sustainability, looking beyond the building is crucial. Modeled after LEED and administered by GBCI, the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) defines what a sustainable site is and elevates the value of landscapes in the built environment.
The SITES v2 Rating System is a set of guidelines and performance-based metrics that align land development
The 2017 IFLA World Council will be held in Montreal, Canada on the 15 and 16 October 2017.
The World Council will form part of the World Design Summit Montreal 2017, an unprecedented international event during which practitioners, academics and other players from the design scene will get together to address a broad spectrum of issues related to the various disciplines of design. The whole of the event is planned to foster crossovers and the exchange of knowledge between disciplines. We invite
The 3rd City is the future city, a postulation to be mapped, tested and debated. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Creative Directorate, convened by Prof Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, welcomes you into the 3rd City, to explore its dimensions and imagine its landscape potential. The 3rd City will take us beyond post-industrial urbanisation to ask w