Greening the city is a theme that has prolific and cyclic h
On Wednesday, November 30, the OMBUS sample was concluded at the Figari Museum, Montevideo.
Ana Vallarino Katzenstein, (Arq., Dra. esp. en Paisaje, Prof. Agr. G°4 FADU UdelaR, Uruguay and IFLA Delegate) reported it was a very busy night, more than a hundred people visited yesterday the exhibition and filled the facilities of the first floor of the museum intended for presentation.
It was conducted by the doctor of linguistics Lisa Block and agronomist Paul Ross , who wi
The IFLA Americas Region As a continued tradition since 2012, the recent Americas Regional Conference concluded its meeting with the writing of The Panama City Declaration: URBIO and IFLA 2016.
“We therefore recognise and assert that urban landscape design for resilient and sustainable cities must focus on urban health together with biodiversity”
“De esta manera, reconocemos y afirmamos que el diseño del paisaje urbano para ciudades resilientes y sosteibles debe centrarseContinue reading
The LI has issued a call for papers for its 2017 annual conference.
“Landscape is a regulator of endless processes, producer and consumer of raw materials, highly multifunctional and synergistic.”
Pollalis, S. N., 2016. Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach. London: Routledge.
“Landscape is the primary infrastructure.”
Landscape practitioners are significantly involve
The International Festival of Landscape Architecture is designed to position landscape architecture as a leading profession in shaping a better future for Australia. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the National Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties, talks
Archdaly reports on the mapping of all New York City’s trees and the calculation of the economic benefit of each one.
“Public spaces, squares, and parks in New York City are administered by the city’s Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks). In recent years, the agency has been responsible for creating new programs to help children, youth and adults be aware of the importance of caring for their urban landscape. One of these programs is a TreesCount! which in 2015 gathered 2,300 volunteers
2016 saw both the first public exhibition of the Landscape Institute Awards shortlist and the tercentennial of Capability Brown. To mark these occasions, five speakers assembled in The Building Centre on Store Street, London to discuss and debate the public perception of large-scale landscape projects.
On 5 December, The Building Centre hosted a lively debate on t
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Environmental Justice: ensuring everyone benefits equally from nature is becoming a “growing concern” says Kurt Culbertson, FASLA, Design Workshop.
In the ASLA 2016 Student Awards, 68 % of the award-winning designs focused on issues of environmental and social justice.
You can read the full article in The Dirt.
The IFLA Europe Award 2016 has been granted to the European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
IFLA Europe stated “It is the aim of the IFLA Europe to, following its Statutes and Regulations approved in the General Assembly held in Oslo in October2014, to recognise the work of exceptional people who believe that our way of perceiving and understanding the world derived from our profession could contribute to its development.
IFLA Europe feels cl
The ISOCARP November Newsletter is out, you can read it as a PDF here.
The World Urban Campaign (WUC) has made a call for Proposals to host an Urban Thinkers Campus in 2017.
World Urban Campaign (WUC) Lead or Associate partners can apply by filling in a proposal application form & submitting it via email to URBANTHINKERS@UNHABITAT.ORG The deadline for applications is 31 December 2016. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 January 2017.
More information can be found here.
WATCH THE URBAN THINKERS CAMPUS (UTC) VIDEO GUIDE HERE
This weeks IFLA News has comment from the President IFLA Middle East, Mohammad Motallebi. You can download the PDF here.
The LI held their award ceremony yesterday celebrating successful projects by the profession. The Presidents award went to TACP - A long-term action plan for key stakeholders and public sector bodies to help address the decline in biodiversity in the four local authority areas of Monmouthshire, Blaenau-Gwent, Caerphilly and Torfaen. You can find the full list of winners here