Metropolitan open space. International Conference on the occasion of the IGA Berlin 2017

3 days Berlin

Save-the-Date_ENGLISH_metropolitan-open-space copyBerlin and other metropolises are currently faced with enormous challenges, especially with regard to significant population growth. The question is, what is the significance of urban freerooms for sustainable growth? What contributions can landscape architecture, urban and open space planning and garden culture make when it comes to answering global challenges on the ground? 

On 18 and 19 May 2017, the conference will address the importance of public space in the cities’ century. On May 20 and

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Landscape Australia conference

Syndey, Australia


Taking place in Sydney on 6 May, this one-day conference will feature expert commentary and insights from landscape professionals working throughout the world, incl

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Landscape and Life Conference

3 days Lisbon

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Landscape and Life is an international conference that will focus on the relationship between outdoor spaces and quality of life at different life stages.

Professionals from a range of disciplines will share ground-breaking research an

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Nature and society: synergies, conflicts, trade-offs. ALATER-Net Conference 2017

3 days Ghent, Belgium
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Synergies, conflicts and trade-offs in the relationship between nature and society are key processes in socio-ecological systems. While conflicts are regarded as challenging and difficult trade-offs between ecosystem services are often necessary, the search for synergies and win-win solutions are essential steps in finding lasti

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Deadline for abstract submission to the Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference “Smart Communities

Image 05-04-2017 at 07.10The deadline to submit your abstract to the  Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference “Smart Communities” is 24th April 2017

The conference will be an outstanding opportunity for worldwide planners to learn, present and discuss some of the most recent planning, research and decision making issues.

Abstracts to one of the following topics should be submitted by 1st May 2017

  • Technology, infrastructure and buildings
  • Governance and inclusive communities
  • Culture, community experience and the sharing economy
  • Re

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Nature of Cities Summit


Intertwine Alliance partners The Nature of Cities, The Bullitt Foundation, Urban Greenspaces Institute and Portland State University Institute for Sustainable Solutions are teaming up for the Nature of Cities Summit: Exploring Paths to Collaboration on Green Cities.

The event will feature a group of 23 green city luminaries from around the world for an afternoon of presentations and small group discussions, followed by a happy hour.

Space is very limited; tickets range from $15 to $30, with e

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International Symposium Planning Retreat | The Intertwine

3 days

Solitude Overlooking Oaks Bottom PHOTO Mike HouckThe International Symposium Planning Retreat will bring an international, trans-disciplinary group engaged in green city building to Portland April 25-27, 2017, for a series of workshops, field trips and planning sessions. City-building requires collaboration across political boundaries, points of view and disciplines, and through a green lens.

Themes will include:

  • adaptation to climate change and green infrastructure
  • equity and inclusion
  • governance across jurisdictional boundaries
  • creating uni

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Simposio Paisaje y Territorio: Paisaje:escenarios para la paz. [Symposium landscape and territory]

University La Salle, Colombia


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Symposium landscape and territory: April 25th, 50th anniversary, Auditorium of the University of La Salle.

More information: or see here.

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Landscape, landscape, landscape: Landscape architecture and tourism conference

4 days Rovinj-Pula, Croatia

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2017 is very important for landscape architecture in Croatia. This year is 25th anniversary of Croatian Association of Landscape Architects. Due to this special occasion, we are preparing annual international meeting: „Landscape architecture and Tourism“, to

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MLAAInstitute Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM) presented the outstanding Malaysia Landscape Architecture Industry Awards (MLAA) will take place on 22nd April 2017.

The award recipients receive featured coverage in ILAM’s Bulletin Landskap and a special publication in conjunction with the award – “Landscape Architecture Malaysia Yearbook” and a Special Edition in the local press, following the award ceremony. Award recipients will be honoured at the Awards Presentation Ceremony during ILAM’s ML

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Landscape Design in Latin America

Harvard School of Graduate Design


For more information see here.



2017 NZILA Conference

3 days Wellington, NZ

Small urban confThe 2017 NZILA Conference will be held at Wellington’s Embassy Theatre.  The event will include the Resene NZILA Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards function.

A beach. Three houses. A road. A valley. The local park. Subdivisions. Schools. Apartments, plazas, waterfronts.  In the era of the global, consumption and land prices and mass transit and starchitecture make big cities bigger. Small urban offers a compelling alternative, a resistance to the globalizing trend a mindset that connec

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Trees, People and the Built Environment 3 (TPBE3)

3 days Birmingham University, Birmingham, UK

identity_with_sponsors_NEWTrees, People and the Built Environment 3 (TPBE3) will be held at Birmingham University, from 5-6 April 2017, attracting professionals from both the built and natural environments with the aim of fostering collaborative thinking and practice. The third in this series of triennial conferences, TPBE3 will focus on the themes of health and highways.

Keynote speakers confirmed so far include landscape planning and public health expert Dr Matilda van den Bosch from the University of British Columbia;

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Conference “Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities”

4 days Orvieto

Header-1‘Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities’ Conference will take place  in Orvieto from 4 to 7 April 2017.

This Conference is not only the final Conference of GreenInUrbs but also a strategic event for the H2020 priority topic of the Nature Based Solutions.  It will bring together different communities besides to the GreenInUrbs one, including that of scientists and academics, practitioners, policy makers/administrators, industries.

The conference will inc

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2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play

4 days Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina

Screen Shot 2017-03-22 at 18.10.15The US Play Coalition invites you to attend the 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play, April 2-5 at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

The annual Conference on the Value of Play brings together leading play researchers, park and recreation professionals, educators, health scientists, landscape architects, designers, planners, business and community leaders, psychologists, physicians and parents from across the country.

mainimages_conferencelogoThe three-day event includes keynote and

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Deadline for call for applications to the 7th Landscape Architecture, Exhibition, Belgrade

7th Landscape Exhibition Belgrade, 1st Call copyToday is the deadline for applications to 7th Landscape Architecture, Exhibition, Belgrade

More information about the call is here.

The exhibition will take place from 31st of May to 30th of June 2017 at The Gallery of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Đure Jakšića street 2, Belgrade, Serbia

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Deadline for Lx Campus Ideas Competition

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Deadline for submission of proposals to the Lx Campus Ideas Competition. For more information see here.

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Norwegian Landscape Architects (NLA) annual conference, Fagdagen 2017

nla-conferenceThe Association of Norwegian Landscape Architects (NLA) is holding annual conference, Fagdagen 2017 which will take place on 31 March 2017 in Moss, in Verket Scene

The conference focuses on good planning and living in medium sized cities like Moss.

The main language of the conference is Norwegian.

“Keynote presentations by:

Ole Schrøder, The 3rd Nature, Copenhagen

Sylvia Karres, Karres&Brands, Hilversum, Netherlands“

 More information can be found here.

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Public parks and gardens in 2017: We love plants!


45_pm-web_72_1logox2Public parks and gardens are the popular meeting place for all who work with the public “green” facilities in public or private. The conference celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017.

The theme is We love plants !, as usual with a range of inspiring national and international speakers, including John Taylor of Sweden, Sarah Price from Britain, Ingrid Swan from Ireland, Sophie Leguil from France, Scott Stewart from Millennium Park, Chicago, USA, and Cassian Schmidt from Hermannshof, Germany.


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Deadline for the call for papers for the 5th IFLA Africa Symposium

Today is the deadline for the submission of papers for the 5th IFLA Africa Symposium in Rabat, Morocco/ 5ème Symposium de l’IFLA-Africa à Rabat, Maroc.  You can see the full details of the call here.

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Deadline for registration for the Lx Campus Ideas Competition

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Deadline for Registration of individual candidate or candidate teams for the Lx Campus Ideas Competition.  For more information see here.

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BIM and Landscape Architecture


BIM & Lands-rev-10feb copyFor more information email or see LinkedIn page here Facebook here and website here.

The link for registration is here.

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Deadline for call for abstracts for the ICON-LA 2017 Conference

Today is the deadline for submission of abstracts for the ICON-LA 2017 Conference ‘The three pillars of landscape architecture: Design, planning and management. New visions’

The conference will have three subthemes, reflecting the three pillars:

• Landscape design: Searching for innovative solutions in a time of great challenges
• Landscape planning: New visions
• Management and maintenance in landscape architecture: New technologies and solutions Time and Place:

Call for Abstracts

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Deadline for entries to the WLA Awards

AWARD-SHOP-LOGO-1The deadline for entries to the inaugural WLA Awards is today at 11.59 (Honolulu time)

More information about the awards can be found here.

Management of organic green areas public and private

Villa Todesco, Banqueting-Resort-Convention, 42 Via Ca 'Dolfin, 35010, Villa del Conte, Italy

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Conference: Management of Organic Green Areas – Public and Private,  February 11 2017, Italy

An opportunity to meet and debate, organized by the College of Agricultural Technicians and Technicians Graduates of Padua, Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 09,00 am at Villa Todesco Villa del Conte Padova, to address this highly topical theme.

During this meeting, addressed to public and private administrations, and professional landscaping, will be presented the current regulations governing the use o

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