Our member association, the Landscape Institute (LI) – the UK professional body for landscape architecture, in a collocation with other partners, created a very interesting animation that explains how important the role of landscape architects is. The animation shows how the liveability of our cities is contingent on all those responsible for designing and managing our cities working with the landscape rather than against it.
Captions: (Top to bottom and from left to right): − Ballast Point − Landscape archeology for Friendship Street − Qunli Stormwater Park − Aranzadi Park − Folly Forest_A Dance Floor for 100 Trees − Geometric Baths − Queens Plaza − Making Space in Dalston − Auckland Waterfront: North Warf Promenade e SiloPark − The High Line − Landscape Restoration of the Vall d’en Joan Landfill Site
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya-COAC) and the Catalan University (Universitat Pol
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
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS’ PREMIER AWARD – SIR GEOFFREY JELLICOE AWARD 2014
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today that Professor Sun Xiao Xiang of Peoples Republic of China is the worthy winner of the Landscape Architects’ premier award for 2014, the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.
Sun Xiao Xiang is recognised as an integral influence within the first generation of “modern” Landscape
“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
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