IFLA News – Issue 85


IFLA News – Issue 85 is out written by Ricardo Riveros, new President of IFLA Americas. You can get it as a pdf here or read online here.

WE-EF becomes IFLA Global Partner


Shaun Walsh appointed as AILA President

Shaun Walsh BWThe Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the appointment of Shaun Walsh as President through until the 2020 AGM following recent Director elections and confirmation of Office Bearer positions by the incoming Board.

The announcement was made in front of a packed Home of the Arts theatre as part of the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture on the Gold Coast.

Mr Walsh expressed his gratitude to the membership for re-electing him as a Director and t

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Australia’s top landscapes celebrated


The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards.

The awards recognised 38 winners over 14 categories, celebrating leading projects of all sizes across Australia’s regional and metropolitan areas.

The annual awards program acknowledges how landscape architects are helping to shape cities and towns to tackle the major issues facing people from all walks of life, including an ageing population, climbing obesity an

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Statement following Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the IPCC

image001Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the Integovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) Working Group on Climate Change has issued the following statement:

The IPCC Special Report warns that unless significant reductions in emissions are attained before 2030, increases in the mean global temperature will surpass 1.5°C. As we are already experiencing the consequences on natural and human systems as a result of a 1°C temperature increase rapid

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BLAP II publication is launched

DpP9Zc0UUAAEBBpThe publication accompanying the 2nd Bienal Latina-Americana de Arquitectura de Paisaje is launched, you can download it here.

IFLA News – Issue 84

IMG-20180928-WA0022IFLA News – Issue 84 is out with a recently tribute made by Kathryn Moore to Jeppe Aagard Andersen, you can read it online here or download it as a pdf here.

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Website for IFLA 2019 World Congress is launched

fd65f0ab0b9f478f9be661fed57e338c (1)The IFLA 2019 World Congress website is now launched – you can find it at https://www.ifla2019.com/

ECLAS Conference Call 2019: 100 Years of Education

ECLASDear colleagues,

The first academic education program in landscape architecture in Europe began at the then Agricultural University of Norway in 1919, today the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås, Norway. One hundred years onwards, the relatively new discipline of landscape architecture has an opportunity to embrace lessons from the past to project, imagine and envision better futures.

This will be the first ECLAS conference with an explicit focus on landscape education in general and l

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Jeppe Aagard Andersen: A Tribute IFLA Immediate Past President, Professor Kathryn Moore



Jeppe Aagard Andersen: A Tribute

IFLA Immediate Past President, Professor Kathryn Moore

The first EFLA meeting I attended was in Brussels in 2004. It was like walking into the lion’s den.  There were fierce debates and arguments. But at a certain point I noticed that I was being circled by big, tall, long-haired Scandinavian. I had no idea who this rather intimidating person was. But in amongst the turmoil, he offered advice, was wise and protective and not at all threatening, but definitely

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IFLA News – Issue 83

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IFLA Africa News – September Edition

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IFLA Africa News – September edition is out now, you can download it here.

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Winners of 10th International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona announced


The winners of 10th International Landscape Biennial of Barcelona have been announced, you can read the full list here

IFLA President in New Zealand

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Watch the video from LAA about IFLA President visit to New Zealand here.

IFLA Africa News – August 2018

IFLA-AFRICA 5IFLA Africa News, August Edition is out, you can read it here

IFLA News – Issue 82

actionIFLA News – Issue 82 is out with an Advisory Circle Article from Professor Richard Weller, you can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

IFLA Advisory Circle Article: 3 MAPS – Crisis, Knowledge and Action

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Part of IFLA’s mandate is to encourage thought leadership within the profession of landscape architecture. To assist this, IFLA has established an Advisory Circle of key thinkers covering a wide range of practice and theory. In this issue of IFLA News, Professor Richard Weller argues for an expanded role for landscape architects in consideration of urban growth
James Hayter, IFLA President


3 MAPS – Crisis, Knowledge and Action

There are three diffe

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IFLA News – Issue 81

449416c9-1a09-463c-9706-8ce0abdcab30IFLA News – Issue 81 is out, with a profile on new IFLA President James Hayter you can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

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IFLA News – Issue 80

Anne Whiston Spirn copyIFLA News – Issue 80 is out – with new of the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award Winner 2018. You can read it online here or as a PDF here.

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New ILAM Council Members 2018/2020 announced


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Nine projects from all over the world compete for the International Landscape Architecture ‘Rosa Barba’ Prize

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IFLA Student Design Competition 2018 Winners Announced

IFLA 2018 Student Design Competition Final




The theme of the awards was Resilience Landscapes, Natural disasters and extreme weather events had always been affecting cities across various continents all around the world. However, in the last decade or more, the destruction of a city by these forces are felt even more because of the extreme climate change and global warming. From floods, earthquakes, typhoons and hurricanes, extreme drought and even land subsidence issues, these catastrophic events had left many cities in shambl

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IFLA World Congress 2018 – a reflection

38270432_842003222663100_8818045192763342848_nThe 55th IFLA World Congress was expertly hosted by SILA. It took place in Singapore in July. The Facebook page for IFLA2018  contains a full account of proceedings through images, videos and accounts but here are just a few of the edited highlights:  Presidents Address from Kathryn Moore Guest of Honour, Minister Lawrence Wong addresses Congress Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award winner is announced 2018 Keynote Speeches Technical Tours – you can see the things on offer here http://www.ifla2018.co

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George F. Dark Honoured with the 2018 CSLA Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

George-Dark-2017-NEW-e1514928895213The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is pleased to announce that George F. Dark, OALA, FCSLA, FASLA, was selected by the jury as the 2018 recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.

More information here

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Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture

cropped-FrontIn 2014, the School of Landscape Architecture (ILA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) opened the Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture. The education in landscape architecture at NMBU is the second oldest in the world, which makes the Archive unique. The collections of the Archive illustrate the development of Norwegian landscape architecture in the past 100 years, both in education and in profession. It contains students’ works back approximately 100 years ago, and a var

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