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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
International Interdisciplinary Expert Meeting “Outdoor Play“
The necessity of Play and the crucial role it has in psychological and motorial development of a child is these days more or less recognized by societies round the world but efficient implementation of places for outdoor play is still a big challenge in a busy and overcrowded urban environment.
How can society more effectively respond to this need – how to make our parks, playgrounds, school or kindergarten yards more child friendly w
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
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya – COAC) and the Catalan University (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech – UPC) host the 9th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona from the 29th to the 1st October 2016. In this context, we will present the Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize, which has an endowment of Euro 15,000 (by Fundació Banc de Sabadell).
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Multi-day events around the greening of buildings (roofing, façade and interior greening) with the accompanying accompaniments (urban climate, population development, rainwater management, sustainability). At the end of the congress there will be the possibility to participate in excursions to special buildings in Berlin.
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ICON LA International Conference
8 June‐9 June 2016
St. Petersburg (Russia)
Open urban space and landscape architecture: searching for new solutions
The main objective of this international scientific conference is to raise the attention and awareness among landscape architects, city administrations and other appropriate stakeholders, as well as researchers about design, planning and social aspects of different open urban spaces. St. Petersburg is especially known for its historic landscapes as
CONFERENCE “UNFOLDING MIDDLE EASTERN LANDSCAPES: CHANGING FORMS, EVOLVING TOOLS, TRANSFORMING MEANINGS”
Beirut, Lebanon 31 May – 2 June 2016 CONFERENCE
Jointly organized by the newly established Lebanese Landscape Association (LELA), the American University of Beirut, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management and the Lebanese University, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Veterinary Medicine, Department of Landscape and Territory Plan
Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects is happy to announce our main spring-conference «Byvrimmel» – (i.e. “Swarming in the City»)Trondheim
Conference language: Norwegian and partly Danish due to the language of the Key Note Speakers.
Please find attached the NLAprogram of the Conference.
The Conference will take place April 15 in Clarion Hotel & Congress, Brattørkaia 1, Trondheim, Norway. The aim of the Conference is to review life in the city, from the brain-researchers presentation on
Le Paysage peut-il changer la Ville ?
La Méditerranée en avant-garde
Pour plus d’informations s’il vous plaît visitez complète: http://www.ffp.org/fr/actualites/?id=1544&archives=0
«Inventés» par les peintres et les voyageurs, de Poussin à Cézanne et du Grand Tour aux premiers touristes, les paysages méditerranéens font toujours rêver, drainant chaque année plus de population : vacanciers ou résidents permanents.
Les clichés d’un paysage toujours vert (les pins, les palmiers…), des espaces publi
7th EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE ASSISES
Can Landscape change the City? 6-8 April 2016, Nice, FRANCE
For more information please visit http://www.f-f-p.org/fr/actualites/?id=1544&archives=0
Bienvenue sur le site du Colloque Génie Végétal, Génie Ecologique
« Les jardins comme les paysages réclament des savoirs d’excellence, des savoirs complexes et transversaux (…) Dans aucune autre activité, sans doute, il ne faut convoquer pour chaque projet autant de compétences aussi diverses : à l’évidence horticoles et botaniques mais également écologiqu
UCTEA Chamber of Turkish Landscape Architects carries out activities to promote sustainable landscape planning, management and protection since its foundation in 1994. As one of these activities; symposium series on “Protection and Landscape Architecture” have aimed to improve how we manage our natural and cultural environment for human, social and economic development.
‘3rd Protection and Landscape Architecture Symposium’ will be held in Izmir, Turkey between 11-13 of December 2016. The Symposi
UCTEA Chamber of Turkish Landscape Architects carries out activities to promote sustainable landscape planning, management and protection since its foundation in 1994. As one of these activities; symposium series on “Protection and Landscape Architecture” have aimed to improve how they manage their natural and cultural environment for human, social and economic development.
We are pleased to announce the “3rd Protection and Landscape Architecture Symposium” that will be held in Izmir, Turkey bet
Landscape is spatial, economic, political, environmental and social – a product and reflection of our collective imagination. From civic responsibility to cultural specificity, from the topological to the philosophical, the production of landscape is a situated public project.
The Anthropocene era and the effects of large-scale urbanisation and climate change pose massive risks to human life and natural systems. Can prioritising everyday experience above utility increase empathy and our connect