World Landscape Architecture opened the call for entries in late 2016 for the inaugural WLA Awards with entries being received from all over the world in early 2017. The standard of entries was of such a high quality that the judging had to be extended for shortlisting the final entries.
Today World Landscape Architecture announced that the jury of the WLA Awards have come to a decision.
There were four categories: Built Design Award, Conceptual design award, Research and communicatio
IFLA President Kathryn Moore was invited to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University to participate in a “Design Anthropology: Landscapes and Cities” workshop.
The two-day workshop was limited to invited participants from
IFLA President Kathryn Mo
IFLA President Kathryn Moore has released a mid term report which outlines progress this year.
On its release she sent this message to IFLA members and partners:
I hope you are enjoying IFLA news and are enjoying contributing to the working groups and committees of our great organisation. Please remember to tell your friends and colleagues about the Friends of IFLA scheme – we want to connect world wide with the many people and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, institutions and org
Call for papers kult-ur (interdisciplinary journ
The 3rd City are seeking expressions of interest from Landscape Professionals to contribute to The 3rd City discourse.
The 3rd City discourse will focus on the future city, and as an idea to be postulated and explored, taking us beyond our post-industrial cities to ask what is necessary and what is possible for future cities, their people, their ecologies, their territories and spaces. The discussion will be guided over two days by a range of keynote speakers and panels who will explore the them
CTLAS (Chinese Landscape Architects Society in Taiwan) has issued an update on it recent activities.
Their Annual Meeting took place on January 15th, 2017. The event began with the annual report regarding the current research projects, plans for 2017, and vision for the landscape region in Taiwan. We introduced the IFLA and IFLA Asia Pacific Region, and encouraged our
NZILA announces the winners of the bi-annual Awards to celebrate and reward excellence in landscape architecture. You can see the winners here.
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IFLA News Issue 30 is out, with news of the 5th IFLA Africa Symposium. You can download it here or view it online here.
The Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture (MCGALA), located at the foot of Yingshan Mountain in Fengtai District of Beijing, is the first national museum of its kind in China.
The construction was started in 2010, and the museum was opened in May, 2013. Covering an area of 65,000㎡ and a floor space of 49,950㎡, the museum consists of the main building, indoor gardens and outdoor exhibition areas. The main building offers 28,200㎡ for exhibition. As a permanent public cultural venue,
The AED Conference has announced a call for papers. AED is an international conference that focuses on Sustainability and how it is approached by Architectural and Environmental Designs. AED engages with real life problems that affect the buildings on all scales, cities, and environment where it also discusses the built environment, and the factors that assist in shaping the built environment and how it affects our lives and our activities. IEREK for International Experts for Research Enrichmen
Landscape Architect Oscar Bressane is offering Landscape Reading Field Trip to people interested in learning about the Brazilian environment.
Since 1978 Oscar took part in Roberto Burle Marx’s expedition group on research for ornamental plant
ISOCARP have announced the launch of the ISOCARP Awards Programme 2017
ISOCARP bestows the following three awards:
1. Awards for Excellence: The ISOCARP Awards for Excellence are conferred in recognition of exceptionally innovative urban and regional initiatives. For Call click here.
2. Gerd Albers Award: given for best publication in the last year (this award is only for ISOCARP members). For Call click here.
3. Student Award: addressed to a student or student-group with outstanding results in
On the 25th anniversary HDKA, invite all interested parties to get involved in their community of Croatian Landscape Architects Croatian. This year (from 01.01.2017. To 31.12.2017) all will be given FREE MEMBERSHIP!
Benefits for members include tax benefits based on your membership status, legal support and discounts on interesting training.
Applications can be sent digitally via the official mail HDKA, together with all documents on email@example.com , or mailed, at Croatian Society of Landscape Ar
The deadline to submit your abstract to the Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference “Smart Communities” is now the 24th April 2017
The conference will be an outstanding opportunity for worldwide planners to learn, present and discuss some of the most recent planning, research and decision making issues.
Abstracts to one of the following topics should be submitted by 24th April 2017
- Technology, infrastructure and buildings
- Governance and inclusive communities
- Culture, community experience and the sharing
IFLA News Issue 29 is out – with news from CER Committee Chair, Bruno Marques – you can download it as a PDF here or view it online here.
The c`ll for papers for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting is now open.
The 2nd Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting, will be held at the K-Hotel in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 13-15 September 2017 and will build upon the Zhuhai Declaration to develop a regional Action Plan guiding countries towards the sound implementation of Urban and Peri-urban Forestry in the Region. We would like to invite you to contribute to this effort by sharing your experience with researchers, practitioners
The World Design Summit announces three featured speakers in landscape architecture
- Dirk Sijmons (Netherlands), author of numerous books on the profession and recipient of several prizes;
- Nina-Marie Lister (Canada), an honorary member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, was a Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Harvard Graduate School of Design;
- Timothy Morton (Great Britain) develops a shock and deep reflection on ecology and our relationship to natu
his fall the School of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Forestry University, China, will launch an English-taught International Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (MLA). The school is the oldest and largest educational institution for Landscape Architecture in China, boasting the best teaching, research, and student performance in the country. The school currently combines five disciplines–Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Plants and Ornamental H
Sander Hermans 2016 winning competition entry
IFLA News Issue 28 is out – with details of the IFLA Student DesignCompetition Retrospective Exhibition – you can download it here or view it online here.
Dear IFLA friends and delegates,
We are pleased to announce the launch of IFLA Asia-Pac LA Awards & LA Luminary Award 2017.
IFLA Asia-Pacific region Landscape Architecture Awards, also known as IFLA ASIA-PAC LA Awards provide an international platform to showcase and promote the achievements and work of landscape architects in Asia-Pacific region. The prestigious awards aim to create continuous awareness and recognition of landscape architecture together with like-minded partners and