IFLA News – Issue 95

IFLA News – Issue 95 is out with news of Youth engagement for Urban Forests. What will the city of tomorrow look like and how can forestry play a role in securing our future?  Read all about it here.

IFLA News – Issue 94

You can download the latest IFLA News here.

Jubilary 30th IFLA Europe General Assembly and the Turkish National Association CTLA Landscape Architecture Congress

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“Landscape as a collective memory” will take place in Antalya, Turkey from 6-10 November 2019.

For more information and preliminary programme please visit IFLA Europe website:http://iflaeurope.eu/30th-ifla-europe-general-assembly-and-ctla-landscape-architecture-congress-6-10-november-2019-antalya-turkey/

 

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2019 IFLA Student Design Competition

NMBU – Norwegian University of Life Sciences will organise and programme the Student Design Competition as part of the 2019 IFLA World Congress.

This year’s vision for the IFLA World Congress, “Common Ground,” addresses a vast theme including changes to the Earth due to climate change and population growth. The theme both affects our physical surroundings and how to develop and manage our common ground sustainably.

Landscape architects work across large and small scales to face a variety of glo

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2021-2030 as The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

On 1 March 2019, the UN General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 as The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, declared on 1 March 2019 by the UN General Assembly, aims to massively scale up the restoration of degraded and destroyed ecosystems as a proven measure to fight the climate crisis and enhance food security, water supply and biodiversity.The degradation of land and marine ecosystems undermines the well-being of 3.2 billion people and costs about 10 pe

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55th ISOCARP World Planning Congress in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Beyond the Metropolis, September 09 to 13, 2019

With urbanization continuing at pace and a globalizing economy, metropolitan areas are morphing into megacities. How does scale become power and define new global roles for megacities? What can urban planning and development strategies do to promote liveability, well-being, sustainability, innovation and responsive governance for their dwellers? Come to Jakarta, one of the largest and fastest sinking cities in the world, to explore contemporary c

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Youth engagement for Urban Forests

What will the city of tomorrow look like and how can forestry play a role in securing our future? At the First World Forum on Urban Forests (WFUF), an international group of experts and participant came together to debate on this topic.

Hosting organisations were FAO, SISEF, Politecnico di Milano and the municipality of Mantova. They managed to welcome a diverse range of speakers from many disciplines. The wide range of speakers and the setting of impressive venues all over Mantova, awarded as

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LILA – Landezine International Landscape Award

Landezine is calling professionals from the field of landscape architecture to submit entries to the fourth edition of LILA – Landezine International Landscape Award. More information can be found here.

Call for projects – AIAPP and Matera European Capital of Culture 2019 organises Matera Days

Mediterranea – paesaggi prossimi (Mediterranea – proximate landscapes)

Giornate di Matera 9-12 May 2019 (Matera Days 9-12 May 2019)

CALL FOR PROJECTS

Over the last years of work, AIAPP (Associazione Italiana di Architettura del Paesaggio) has brought attention to the centrality of the landscape project as a means to face challenges, crises and changes taking place, which can be met with the practice of our work as landscape designers and with practices that provide good coordination of design p

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IFLA News – Issue 93

You can read IFLA News Issue 93 online here - or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 92

You can read IFLA News Issue 92 online here - or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 91

You can read IFLA News Issue 91 online here – or download it as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 90

You can read IFLA News Issue 90 online here – or download as a PDF here.

Call for abstracts – 6th IFLA Africa Symposium

The 6th IFLA Africa Symposium will be held in Tunis 11- 12 October 2019

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

They have just released a call for abstracts – you can find this here  AFRICA SYMPOSIUM appel à communication

Values and challenges faced by the adoption and implementation of the ICOMOS-IFLA Document on Historic Urban Public Parks

Steve Brown has published a short piece on the values and challenges faced by the adoption and implementation of the ICOMOS-IFLA Document on Historic Urban Public Parks. The blog post is part of an effort to create awareness of and promote this doctrinal text which was adapted by IFLA and ICOMOS in 2017. You can find it here https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2019/02/21/historic-urban-public-parks-incrementally-spoiled/

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RUITAGE Project – call for participants as sustainable development ‘laboratories’

The RURITAGE project, funded under H2020, is looking for 6 rural areas located primarily in the EU and 3 in the 16 ENP countries, which would like to transform themselves in in sustainable development demonstration ‘laboratories’, through the enhancement of their unique Cultural and Natural Heritage potential.

https://en.unesco.org/ruritage/call

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Outdoor Matters – Exhibition, 8 Feb – 1 Sept 2019, Oslo

Did you know that Norway was the first country in Europe to train landscape architects? Have you ever wondered who it is who plans and designs outdoor spaces like gardens, parks, city squares and cemeteries?

In 2019 it will be 100 years since landscape architecture was taught for the first time at Ås, just south of Oslo. At the National Museum – Architecture, we are marking this anniversary with the exhibition OUTDOOR MATTERS.

The exhibition “bursts” the frame of the museum, spreading both betwe

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A good city has everything. How can we all make our cities more welcoming of a fully diverse economy?

The Brussels Studies Institute and citydev.brussels have the great pleasure of inviting you to the inaugural lesson of the inter-university chair BSI-citydev that will take place on Monday 18 February 2019 at 14.30.

Mark Brearley, Head of CASS CITIES and Professor of Urbanism, London Metroplitan University. Proprietor of Kaymet, London based tray and trolley manufacturer, will give the following lecture:

A good city has everything. How can we all make our cities more welcoming of a fully diverse

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Call for entries SALA / UPAS 8th International Landscape Architecture Exhibition

Call for entries. SALA / UPAS 8th International Landscape Architecture Exhibition, which will be held in Belgrade from 4th till 28th of June 2019.

More information on the exhibition and call here.  Application form can be found here and call details here.

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The Carbon Landscape – managing the impact of landscape architecture

The term ‘Carbon Landscape’ refers to the relationship between landscape architecture and the surprising negative carbon impact of design, implementation and management of public spaces and landscapes. It was coined by Landscape Architect and member of IFLA Advisory Circle, Craig Pocock.

You can read all about the work and circumstances which led to his work in this field in the excellent article by Landscape Aotearoa here.

The file below explains the concept and methodology

For more informatio

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Obituary – Hans Dorn

It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing away of Hans Dorn, a significant figure in the global landscape architectural profession and friend of many.

Hans’s contribution to the profession is in many fields and the influence of his works and actions has been important in the global development of the profession and in practice. In particular, Hans is remembered as a man of integrity, strength and wisdom. His leadership within the International Federation of Landscape Architect

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IFLA World Congress – registration is open!

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Registration is open!

NLA, the Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects will be hosting the 56th IFLA World Congress, Common Ground in Oslo. We received 600 abstracts and the committees are currently at work on the program for breakout sessions. The congress themes are:

· Sustainable Urban Transformation

· Green Mobility

· Beautiful and Healthy Cities

· Participation and Public Mission

Important dates:

Notification of acceptance or rejection, feedback from reviewers: 15 February 2019

Compl

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2019 UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes

Call for nominations – 2019 UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes

Overview and Background of the Prize

  • The UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples of action to safeguard and enhance the world’s cultural landscapes, a category of World Heritage.
  • The Prize, generously supported by the Greek Government, bears

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2019 call for nominations for the Equator Prize

The Equator Prize 2019 will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Equator Prize winners will join a prestigious network of 223 community-based organizations from 78 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002. Each winning group will receive USD 10,000 and will be invited to participate in a series of policy dialogues and special events during the United Nations General Ass

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Nominations for the 2019 ASLA Honors are open

DtQ3hR9WoAAi1OoNominations for the 2019 ASLA Honors are open. These awards recognize individuals and organizations for their lifetime achievements and contributions to landscape architecture. More information here.