The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya-COAC) and the Catalan University (Universitat Pol
Our latest edition of IFLA’s newsletter.
Best greetings for the editor-in-chief Shirah Cahill and her team
Birmingham, 18 June 2014
Dear delegates and presidents,
Dear landscape architects’ community
It is a great honour to have been elected world president of International Federation of Landscape Architects and be at the heart of a long established international organization with connections to major partners across the world. It is particularly important given the way the discipline of landscape architecture is developing. There is a new way of talking about landscape and the raised profile of our
Thinking and Action; Earth, Home and Landscape of Places
June 5-7, 2014
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) – San Agustín Room
“Today, neither scene nor mirror, but a screen and network.
Neither transcendence nor depth,
but an immanent surface where operations unfold,
the smooth operational surface of communication.
In the image of television,
our whole surrounding universe
and even our own body become a control screen.”
The other by itself by Jean Baudrillard
Thought and Action oriented to academic, research and professional responses:
1. LANDSCAPES IN EMERGENCY_THE LANDSCAPE IN “THE EMERGENCY”
2. HERITAGE LANDSCAPE
- EXCO Meeting – Sunday 1st of June 2014
- World Council Meeting – Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of June 2014
- Venue: Consejo Profesional de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (CPAU) 486, 25 de Mayo St. Buenos Aires
- From: 8.00 am to 1:00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm.
Welcome Dinner: Tuesday 3rd of June at 8.00 pm (Place to be determined)
The working documents for the World Council will be distributed to the delegates during the first week of May
Hitesh Mehta best represents the theme of the conference “Thinking and Action” as he successfully marries academia with private practice. He is an External Examiner, Adjunct Professor, Landscape Architect, Architect, Interior Architect and Environmental Planner and is a multi-International award winning designer with Awards in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Architecture, Urban Design, Creative Writing and Interior Design. Hitesh Mehta has over 27 years experience, having worked and consulte