Results of IFLA Americas Elections Announced

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On behalf of the IFLA AR ExCo, Current IFLA Americas President Raquel Penalosa has  announced the official results of IFLA Americas 2018 election process for the positions of: President, Secretary, Treasurer and Chair of the Council of Students and Emerging Professionals.

Voting via email took place in a 30-day period from June 1st till July 1st.

From the electorate of 22 votes, only 16 were sent (which represents 72.27%), and only 14 were valid. The results are as follows:

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Landscape Architecture Aotearoa

LAA-Tumb-2As landscape architects work across the globe to transform our outside spaces, making our cities and environments more liveable, at Landscape Architecture Aotearoa they’re working to showcase the very best of the profession.

They bring you daily updates – highlighting not only individual projects and award winners, but also the news, issues and challenges facing the industry, environment and its people.

They showcase stunning and important projects from New Zealand and around the world and highl

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IFLA Africa News July Edition

1 July Edtion IFLA AFRICA NEWSIFLA Africa News – July edition is out now, you can download it as a pdf here.

IFLA welcomes its new President

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The World Council in Singapore marked the formal handover of roles within IFLA’s ExCo.  Elections held earlier in the year saw James Hayter voted in as President. As part of a ceremony at the the 2018 Congress this was made formal as current President Kathryn Moore handed over the Presidency to James Hayter.

You can get in touch with James via president@iflaonline.org

 

 

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IFLA News – Issue 79

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IFLA News – Issue 79 is out – you can read it online here or download as a PDF

Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award 2018

Anne Whiston Spirn copyThe International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at a special ceremony at their World Congress in Singapore that American Landscape Architect Anne Whiston Spirn has been selected as the winner of the 2018 premier award for Landscape Architecture, the IFLA – Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.

The Award Jury composed of a Landscape Architect from each of the five IFLA regions, and the Secretary Gener

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Winner of the 2018 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award announced

Anne Whiston Spirn copyThe International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at a special ceremony at their World Congress in Singapore that American Landscape Architect Anne Whiston Spirn has been selected as the winner of the 2018 premier award for Landscape Architecture, the IFLA – Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.

The Award Jury composed of a Landscape Architect from each of the five IFLA regions, and the Secretary Gener

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IFLA News – Issue 78

IFLA 2018IFLA News – Issue 78 is out – you can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 77

2013-01 Rollei AGFAPREC100 _0003 2IFLA News – Issue 77 is out. It is an Advisory Circle Article on Assessing relevant knowledge related to types and characteristics of urban green and blue spaces having a significant impact on human health and well-being. You can get it online here or download as a pdf here.

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LILA announces award winners

Image 07-07-2018 at 20.50This year, 119 eligible office profiles, 249 public projects and 44 gardens were judged by two 5-member juries. There is one winner in each of the three category, one special mention in office category and one in garden category. Office and project jury comprised: Thorbjörn Andersson, Kristine Jensen, Sylvia Karres, Jacqueline Osty, Ken Smith. In garden category, jury members were: Gary Hilderbrand, Ana Kučan, Teresa Moller, Marc Pouzol and Karin Standler.

You can see the results here.

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AILA Recognises Top Landscape Architecture In New South Wales

AILA Stacked BlackThe Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards.

Fifteen projects were acknowledged over 12 categories, at an event where 165 of the industry’s professionals gathered to celebrate landscapes of all sizes across the state.

AILA NSW President Mark Tyrrell said that the awards are a timely reminder of how landscape architects have been at the core of making cities more liveable, green and healthy.

“The entries show how

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IFLA News – Issue 76

Urban Health at the Global Challenges SummitIFLA News – Issue 76 is out now, you can get it here or get it as a PDF here.

IFLA Advisory Circle article: Urban Health at the Global Challenges Summit

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Author: Gayle Souter Brown, member of IFLA Advisory Circle

Last month I was invited to present at the Global Challenges Summit. Other presenters included Ban Ki-Moon, Francois Hollande, Steve Wozniak, Presidents and Prime Ministers, economists, scientists, futurists, Nobel laureates and business leaders. Topics for discussion ranged from averting World War Three to food security, from women’s representation to colonising space. Urban health was discussed in a panel format, presented by a proper

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Looking back on SAPE – the 5th IFLA African Symposium hosted by AAPM

Nearly a year since their successful Symposium held in Rabat in July last year hosted by AAPM, Carey Duncan President of IFLA Africa shares some of the highlights of the 2 days.

Carey also announced that the 6th IFLA Africa Symposium will be hosted by TALAE (Tunisia) in October 2019.

IFLA Africa in ProLandscaper Magazine

Screen Shot 2018-07-05 at 00.31.33Lovely feature on the IFLA Africa region in July’s Pro Landscaper magazine – you can read it online here.

IFLA Africa June Edition

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IFLA Africa News – June edition is out, you can download it here.

Professor Dipl.-Ing. Hans H. Kienle Landscape Architect, Architect (1940-2018)

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Landscape Architect, Architect (1940-2018)

On 5 June 2018, the message I sent Hans asking how he was doing was answered by his wife Ally, “Jala, Hans left just now”. Hans was not well, in and out of hospital for months. Still, his passing away was very sad. Hans was a dear friend, a mentor, an exceptionally talented designed and wonderful human being. The sense of loss prompted me to share with my colleagues at IFLA personal reflections and recollections of hi

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IFLA Advisory Circle Article: June 2018

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Author: Maria Beatrice Andreucci, member of IFLA Advisory Circle

Urban areas, hosting two thirds of the population of the European Region, are often unhealthy places to live, characterized by heavy traffic, pollution, noise, abuse and social segregation especially for disadvantaged people, adolescents and young families. To reduce negative me

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Adaptation Primers Made Available as a Free Download from the CSLA Website

CSLA-RGBColleen S.L. Mercer Clarke and Alexander J. Clarke Share Valuable Research on Climate Adaptation 
Ottawa – On behalf of the CSLA Board, the CSLA President Nastaran Moradinejad expressed her thanks to Colleen S.L. Mercer Clarke and Alexander J. Clarke for making the Adaptation Primers available to CSLA members and the wider public. The Primers can be viewed on the CSLA website at: http://www.csla-aapc.ca/primers

According to CSLA President Nastaran Moradinejad, “This manual will provide basic i

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AILA Celebrates Queensland’s Top Landscape Architecture

AILA Stacked BlackThe Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards.

The awards acknowledged 28 winners over 12 categories, celebrating leading projects of all sizes across regional and metropolitan Queensland.

AILA Queensland Awards Jury Chair Amalie Wright said the awards showcase the far-reaching benefits of Landscape Architecture to all Queenslanders.

“Landscape Architects work with ‘life outside’. ‘Life outside’ impacts ever

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IFLA News – Issue 75

Partnership Announcement_ELASAIFLA News – Issue 75 is our with news of new partnerships. You can read it online here or download as a pdf here.

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Rain Bird becomes an IFLA Global Partner

RainbirdIFLA is delighted to announce that Rain Bird has given its support to IFLA as a global partner. This support will assist in growing the services IFLA provides to its members. As well as financial support, Rain Bird will assist IFLA in establishing a Knowledge Hub to share technical data and links that will benefit landscape architects worldwide. In time, this knowledge hub will become a primary reference for practising landscape architects consistent with IFLA’s mission to connect the landscap

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IFLA News – Issue 74

DXm93V6XkAAUiCVIFLA News Issue 74 is out now – with news from our IFLA President Kathryn Moore. You can read online here or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 73

b2be2a25-db41-485c-9d25-884b34e1e3f9 IFLA News – Issue 73 is out, announcing the winners of the IFLA AAPME Awards. You can read it online here or download as a pdf here.

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Rosa Barba Prize – deadline extended

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More info here.