IFLA has opened the call for nominations for the IFLA 2018-2020 Elections.
The following information is the first stage of the IFLA voting procedures for the 2018 World Level elections for:
· IFLA President
· IFLA Treasurer
· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Communications and External Relations (CER)
· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Education and Academic Affairs (EAA)
· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Professional Practice and Policy (PPP)
The call for nominations started on Monday, 21 Janu
The recent feature on the NZILA website describes the scheme as ‘weaving a story of possibility for what can be achieved.’ The wetland development is a ‘hybrid park’ with three streams at its heart – which have been restored to create a clean wildlife environment including tens of thousands of native plants sourced from the region.
You can read all about the Grant Baile
The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) ‘What’s Nearby’ function has been updated with new information and improved graphics to make finding cultural landscapes even easier, you can now discover what landscapes are within a ten minute walk from where you’re presently standing.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation has long provided visitors to its website with an interactive online feature called ‘What’s Nearby,’ which functions in two different ways. First, it allows users on TCLF’s homepage to
The latest edition of Foreground Magazine from IFLA members AILA is out now, you can get it here.
City Parks Alliance (CPA) and the Trust for Public Land (TPL) are partnering to bring placemaking skills and strategies to you through a PARKXCHANGE City Workshop on Creative Placemaking, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Earlier this year CPA and TPL released The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks, a book that serves as a ‘how-to’ for implementing park-based creative placemaking and highlights successful park placemaking case studies. We are now partnering to br
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is now accepting entries for the 2018 Professional and Student Awards, the world’s most prestigious juried landscape architecture competition.
Each year, the ASLA Professional Awards honor the best in landscape architecture from around the globe, while the ASLA Student Awards give us a glimpse into the future of the profession.
Entry payments and submissions must be submitted online—www.asla.org/2018cfe. Go to the “Begin Your Submission” page t
The ECLAs Conference invite abstracts for oral presentations, pecha kucha and posters. Contributions are welcomed under any of the subthemes specified below. We welcome submissions pertaining to research, education and practice in landscape architecture, planning, management, science, and associated fields.
The deadline for abstract submission is March 12th 2018. Abstracts may only be submitted online at: http://conference.eclas.org/call/.
More information about the conference here.
IFLA Advisory Circle Article: Cultural Landscape and the Nature Culture Journey
The WHO has just released a draft decision on Health, Environment and Climate Change. You can read it here. IFLA Advisory Circle Member Gayle Souter Brown said ‘the WHO draft Decision is an ideal opportunity for IFLA members to show how to link health, environment and climate within biophilic urban design to meet Sustainable development goals. Translational research shows wider community benefit than just small island nations. We need to include LandscapeArchitecture for treatment and preventio
Call for applications for Hosts and Sponsors for the 2018 US/ICOMOS International Exchange Program
Since 1984, the US/ICOMOS IEP has engaged partners across the world in hands-on training of emerging cultural heritage professionals. To date, more than 700 preservation interns and 70 nati
AAR in Rome are offering up to six fellowships for Italian artists and scholars in 2018–19. The participants will live and work in the Academy community, pursuing their own projects, participating in its collaborative, interdisciplinary environment, and making connections with Rome Prize Fellows. The application deadline is February 1. More info here.
ASLA say ’2017 was year of challenges and accomplishments’, you can take a look back at ASLA’s activity in the last year in this video recently released.
The NZILA Youtube channel has many of videos showcasing award winning projects – take a look here.
You can get it here.
UNESCO kicks off three-year partnership with Malaysia’s Think City for flagship awards programme
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
This year’s awards cycle will mark the launch of a three-year partnership with Think City, a Malaysian urban renewal body that will support the programme and host the annual Awards Jury meeting in Penang, Malaysia.
The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation celebrate exemplar
Tunji Adejumo recently completed his term as President of IFLA Africa. At the 2018 World Council Professor Kathryn Moore, IFLA President thanked Tunji for his contribution to IFLA.
The Emerging Professionals Advocate (EPA) working group is an enthusiastic initiative of IFLA that kicked off at IFLA World Council meeting at the first ever World Design Summit in Montreal (WDSM) last October, bringing together newly qualified professionals, experts and students.
The opportunity for a global introduction during a world wide event such as the WDSM was a great start to what the EPA aims to achieve in the coming months. The discussion generated a number of great ideas that can su
Ri-Vista Research for Landscape Planning
Ri-Vista is an open access semiannual journal in electronic format. It operates through international call for papers and double blind peer review. Founded in 2003, since 2014 Ri-Vista is part of the scientific journals of the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence and in 2015 a second series was launched. The journal deals with Landscape Architecture in a traditional disciplinary openness