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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Launch of “Rust Red – Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord“ by Peter Latz

Vorhoelzer Forum, TU München Arcisstraße 21, 80333 Munich

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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AAPM, IFLA and IFLA Africa Stand at COP22

12 days Marrakech

2016 10 31 flyer COP22 english

2016 11 02 Recto 1 Sponsors

For more information email aapm.paysagistes@gmail.com

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Lawrence Halprin Exhibition

163 days

YosemiteLawrence Halprin (1916-2009) was one of the most influential landscape architects of the 20th century. Over a career spanning more than five decades, he designed significant projects across the United States and even overseas. His eponymous firm became a seedbed for many talented designers now celebrated in their own right, and the innovative techniques that he pioneered changed the field of landscape architecture forever.

Halprin, an ASLA Fellow, received numerous awards, including the ASLA Gol

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Un cocktail causerie sous le thème “L’architecture de paysage en amont de la réalisation des projets”

the Technopole Angus 2700, Willam -Tremblay , Montreal Member - $ 50.00 Non member - $ 75.00 For more information email:

L’Association des architectes paysagistes du Québec vous convie à un cocktail causerie le 27 octobre prochain sous le thème « L’architecture de paysage en amont de la réalisation des projets ». C’est un rendez-vous des architectes paysagistes avec Michel Langevin et Christian Yaccarini.

  • L’apport de l’architecture de paysage dans le développement du Technopôle Angus
  • L’intégration des équipes d’architectes paysagistes au début du processus de réalisation
  • La place de l’architecture de paysage dans

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2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: *Not* in My Backyard

4 days Canberra


Canberra is one of the very few, fully planned cities in the world.  The 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: Not In My Backyard will be hosted in Canberra from 27-30 October and aims to connect the public with landscape architects. With over thirty events developed by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and Festival Creative Director, Richard Weller (USA), the four-day program will include a Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, Festival Part

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2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture 26 – 30 October 2016, Canberra, Australia

5 days


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.


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Jellicoe 2016: From Capability Brown to the Incredible Edible Network – new ways of engaging communities with landscape

Sagar Wright Lecture Theatre, Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HJ


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

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Conference beyond ism 19-21 October 2016, Alnarp Campus, Malmö, Sweden

3 days

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.

This conference is to be held from 19-21 October 2016 at SLU’s Alnarp

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Deadline for proposals for World Design Summit, Montreal, October 2017

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.

United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition. Deadline for EOI

holocaust memorial competition

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

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Creating Landscapes Biennial

4 days Turin

Creating Landscapes Biennial

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


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Convention – Paysage au Bois du Cazier (Marcinelle)

Convention 13 Oct 2016

Ce jeudi 13 octobre 2016, l’ASBL Centre du Paysage organise la Convention-Paysage au Bois du Cazier. (à la mémoire des co-fondateurs de l ’IFLA René LATINNE et René PECHERE)

vous trouverez le programme de la journée et vous pouvez vous inscrire en ligne via ce lien ici.

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Webinar: Urban policies for better Mediterranean cities – the accessibility we need

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

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Croatian Association of Landscape Architects (CALA) International Interdisciplinary Expert Meeting “Outdoor Play”, Zagreb, Croatia

Hotel International
Hotel International Zagreb, Miramarska cesta, Zagreb, Croatia

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

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II Bienal Latinoamericana de Arquitectura de Paisaje

Universidad Marista de Mérida
Mérida, Yucatán, México

Bienal Latinoamericana

9th Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape Architecture

3 days

Tomorrow Landscapes

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).

Please find all the latest information

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World Green Infrastructure Congress 2017

156 days Berlin

WGIC_2017_09_2016preWorld Green Infrastructure Congress WGIC 2017 Berlin 

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.

For more information see here

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ICON LA International Conference: Open urban space and landscape architecture – searching for new solutions

2 days

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

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Conference “Unfolding Middle Eastern Landscapes: Changing Forms, Evolving Tools, Transforming Meanings”

3 days


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

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L’Architecture du Paysage et ses Acteurs au Maroc



53rd IFLA World Congress Turin, Italy

3 days

IFLA World Congress is taking place in Turin, Italy, 19-21 April 2016.

For more information about the programme, please visit IFLA World Congress Turin, Italy

Key note speakers biography

Conference «Byvrimmel» – (“Swarming in the City»)


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

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3 days

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

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