Theme: Optimisation of Biodiversity Conservation in an Urban Island State (this is a summary of my the theme described attached).
There will be 3 sub-themes namely “Biophilic City”, “Smart Nation” and “Future Resilience”, which echoes the IFLA 2018 Congress sub-themes.
Prizes sponsored by the Stichting Nava Polman-Gerson Foundation of The Netherlands:
1st Prize $1,500 US
2nd Prize $1,000 US
3rd Prize $ 500 US
Submission Deadline: Feb 15th, 2018
Please direct further enquiries regarding the Char
IFLA News Issue 56 is out – with news of 2018 Opportunities and Deadlines in IFLA APR. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.
IFLA News Issue 55 is out – with an update from IFLA Africa, you can read it online here or download as a PDF here.
Tree in parking area under “Spaghetti Junction” near corner of 8th and Main St. Louisville KY/ Randy Olson
Louisville, Kentucky, has some of the worst air in the country. Given the city is a transit hub, tens of thousands of planes, trucks, and trains pass through the city each year, not to mention all the cars. Louisville is also an industrial center where chemicals are manufactured. Heart disease, strokes, asthma and other conditions caused by excessive pollution are found at very high levels.
IFLA News – Issue 54 is out, with news of events in the Middle East. You can download as a PDF here or read online here.
IFLA News – Issue 53 is our with news of the call for nominations for the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe award. Read online here or download as a PDF here.
Full information on the call for nominations can be found here.
Call for abstracts
It has been announced that the abstract deadline has been extended to 15 Jan 2018.
Early Bird Registration
More information about 2018 IFLA World Congress here
Dear IFLA Friends and Colleagues of the Americas,
We finish this year with the celebration of IFLA World Congress, and World Council in Montreal, and the World Design Summit 2107 – creating synergies among the allied design professions, and setting common objectives and actions at the World Council. Launching the 55th IFLA World Congress that will be held in Singapore on 18 – 21 July 2018, http://www.ifla2018.com/
Celebrating, Landscape in Colombia in November, with the first gathering Encue
IFLA News Issue 52 is out with new from our FBP committee. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.
During the IFLA World Council 2017. Left to right: IFLA Americas President Raquel Penalosa; Chair of Landscape Architecture Without Borders (LAWB) Maria Gabriella Trovato; Chair of the Emerging Professionals’ Advocate Working Group Dr Anastasia Nikologianni; and Vice President of the Lebanese Landscape Association (LELA – الجمعية اللبنانية للمشاهد) Salma Samaha
Emerging Professionals Advocate (EPA) working group brings together newly qualified professionals, experts and students in the field of
IFLA AAPME Awards 2018 – Resilience by Design is an inaugural award initiated by the IFLA Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East (AAPME) regions. Organised by the IFLA Asia Pacific region and Co-Chaired by the three IFLA regional presidents, it is an international award for landscape design and planning recognition that is open to all IFLA regions and practitioners around the world for projects within the Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. The Award offers unlimited submissions and free
The 33rd edition of WLA Magazine celebrates 10 years of World Landscape Architecture (worldlandscapearchitect.com) and the various projects it has published over the years.
The magazine has published some amazing groundbreaking projects over the years and this edition (WLA33) seeks to publish a selection of 50 projects from the past 32 editions along with some other earlier projects published in the last 10 years on worldlandscapearchitect.com.
More information here.
More information about the competition here.
- Winning entry ‘CLIMATE CHANGE AND URBAN RESILIENCE / A new park along the final part of the Aniene River in Rome
IFLA Europe have announced the winners of the 2017 Young Landscape Architects Competition.
Category A (conceptual projects, ideas) was won by ‘Climate Change and Urban Resilience‘
Winner from category B – ‘People’
Category B (realised projects) was won by ‘People?‘.
The peoples choice was won by ‘See the forest in our future‘.
More information about the competition can be found on