An unprecedented international event during which practitioners, academics and stakeholders from all over will gather together to address a broad spectrum of issues related to the various disciplines of design. While bolstering the political assembly that follows, the event starts with an international congress which sessions will foster crossovers and the exchange of knowledge b
LEARNING THE LANDSCAPE — LANDSCAPES OF LEARNING, APPRENDRE LE PAYSAGE — PAYSAGES D’APPRENTISSAGE
The call for the contributions in the categories of Landscape architectural design, Plans of all categories, Studies and resea
They considered three main questions:
- Why do parks matter?
- What challenges are facing the parks sector?
- How can we secure a sustainable future for parks?
The Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee report on public parks warns that parks are at a tipping point and face a period of decline with potent
The IFLA Student Landscape Architecture Design Competition 2017 is now open! With a deadline for entries of 12 September 2017, an international jury will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed prizes during the 54th IFLA World Congress in Montreal, Canada.
THE THEME OF THIS YEAR’S LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENT COMPETITION IS “LANDSCAPES OF POWER: DESIGN FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE”.
With the advent of global warming, sustainable development practices and the energy/food/water/waste question, we must view landsca
Learning the Landscape // Landscapes of Learning, towards a sustainable world through new approaches in Landscape Architecture and ancestral customs
Full details of the call is below: Deadline for submission of abstracts is 28 February 2017.
Please also note the change in date and location for this conference from previously advertised details. Full Symposium information here.
You can download editions of the Danish/Nordic magazine LANDSKAB from 1920 to 2012 from the Danske Kandskabsarkitekter website. The magazine contains an English summary.
Through articles, illustrations, case studies and debates serve the magazine as a communicative journalistic excerpts of what is happening in Scandinavia landscaping work.
The magazine is aimed at all the professions – or even interest in landscape architecture. Among both readers and writers are therefore include architects, pl
LA+ Journal announces the launch of an open design ideas competition for landscape architects, architects, planners, artists, and designers. The LA+ IMAGINATION design ideas competition asks entrants to design a new island. They can locate it anywhere in the world, program it any way they want, and give it any form and purpose they can imagine.
LA+ IMAGINATION’s Jury Chair, Richard Weller, said: “Islands hold an especially enigmatic place in our geographical imagination. Differentiated from thei
This year, the Croatian Association of Landscape Architects celebrates its 25th anniversary of founding. After the collapse of Yugoslavia, which consequently led to the collapse of the Association of Landscape Architects of Yugoslavia, the Croatian Association of Landscape Architects was founded on November 20th, 1992. It has worked actively ever since. In the 1993 CALA entered the Croatia Civil Association Registr
Since her election IFLA PPP Chair Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina has been restructuring the Working Groups in order to start 2017 fresh with 7 active Groups, each with clear leadership of the appointed Chair and an agreed mission and vision to be disseminated amongst our IFLA community and beyond. This work is outlined below:
Mabel Contin is chairing this working group on cultural landscape that represents a broader vision from the definition essentially
IFLA Member The ASLA has been named to a list of professional societies most engaged with climate issues. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is one of nine exemplar organisations exhibiting the most comprehensive approaches to educating and engaging their members, according to a report released today by the Kresge Foundation.
You can read the full details here.
The LIFE Programme newsletter is out, you can get it here. The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value. This month LIFE News turns the spotlight on climate change in urban areas.
The economic benefits of walkable cities are often overshadowed by the health benefits – but they shouldn’t be says Scott Lane, Senior Transportation Planner from Stantec.
We know that walking and cycling can help extend and enhance your life, but we seldom think about how these two modes of travel – collectively called ‘active modes’ – can enhance business opportunities. But if more cities and towns took a hard look at the numbers, I think they’d see there is a strong case for creating complete