IFLA News – Issue 69

IFLA 2018IFLA News – Issue 69 is out, with news of the early bird discount for the 55th IFLA World Congress, you can get it online here and download as a pdf here.

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IFLA News – Issue 68

paysage-miniature_LAMBOT1-1800x1080IFLA News – Issue 68 is now out, you can get it online here or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 67

Image 27-03-2018 at 20.04IFLA News – Issue 67 is out now – you can get it as a PDF here or read it online here.

ASOP First Annual Conference “Education and profession in landscape”

28468220_1627276260699043_8741201416815734414_n20 years after the establishment of landscape specialisation in Romania, ASOP has just completed its  first annual conference, organised together with its territorial branches: Northwest, West and Bucharest-Ilfov in partnership with the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV) Cluj-Napoca , Horticulture and Horticulture Society Silviculture in Transylvania (SHST).

The theme of the event was “Education and profession in landscape” and attracted delegates from Romania, b

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WLA Awards Shortlist Announced

2018-WLA-Awards-ShortlistThe 2018 World Landscape Awards attracted entries from around the world. The WLA Awards include five categories (Built – Large, Built – Small, Conceptual, Student and Editor’s Award).

Full details can be found here.

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IFLA News – Issue 66

fig.2.rain garden vitoria-spainIFLA News – issue 66 is out – with an Advisory Circle Article on GI. Read online here or as a PDF here.

IFLA Advisory Circle Article: Design challenges in the Urban Green Infrastructure Network

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IFLA Advisory Circle Article: Design challenges in the Urban Green Infrastructure Network

Author: Christina Del Pozo, member of IFLA Advisory Circle.

Landscape architects have the holistic vision needed to approach and solve the global problems we are facing nowadays. We understand the processes that shape the land. We can plan and design the landscape as a network of spaces and places to perform ecological and societal functions, including its aesthetics values and cultural identity

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International Student Design Competition – Ada Dodge Garden AUB

cropped-slide14-bannerThe American University of Beirut (AUB) in Lebanon is proud to launch an International Student Design Competition to seek ideas for the rehabilitation of the Ada Dodge Garden inside the University Campus.

The campus itself is a certified Botanical Garden and is committed to the conservation of its living environment that makes up a large portion of AUB. Through this competition, we wish to reach out to landscape architects students from around the world to gain inspiring design proposals for the

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IFLA Africa Newsletter – March 2018

IFLA AFRICA NEWSIFLA Africa have developed a new newsletter – you can get the first edition here.

IFLA News – Issue 65

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IFLA News – Issue 64

image1 copyIFLA News – Issue 64 is out with details of the AAPME Awards Jury. You can get it online here or as a pdf here.

2018 IFLA Student Charrette – Deadline for entries extended

2018.04.05 Charrette_EDMStage 01 Registration is now extended to 13 PRIL 2018 due to overwhelming requests!

Sign up TODAY!

Check out the charette brief at

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AILA partners with a new media service

Screen Shot 2018-03-14 at 14.47.26The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has partnered with a new media service aiming to support and inspire those who plan and design Australian landscapes and buildings.

The Built Environment Channel will supply news, information and specialist content to architects, engineers, landscape architects and designers throughout Australia through an in-house network of digital screens, installed into licensed practices at no cost.

“AILA is very excited to be partnering with Built Env

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CSLA Announces the Recipients of the 2018 Awards of Excellence

Screen Shot 2018-03-14 at 14.29.56CSLA Announces the Recipients of the 2018 Awards of Excellence: The Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park by HTFC Planning and Design is awarded the Jury’s Award of Excellence.
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) have announced the recipients of the Awards of Excellence. This year, 15 projects received a national award and one project, the Fort Garry Provincial Park by HTFC Planning and Design, was selected for the Jury’s Award of Excellence, given to one project per year which be

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Candidates announced for 2018 World Level elections

paysage-miniature_LAMBOT1-1800x1080IFLA has been receiving nominations of the 2018 World level elections and has now announced the candidates.

In accordance with IFLA’s Constitution, Sections 2 and 5, and the By-Laws and Rules of Procedure, the following candidates are eligible for the positions to which they have been nominated:

IFLA President: Damian Tang (SILA) and James Hayter (AILA) 

IFLA Treasurer: Jeremy Dennis (DL) and Raquel Peñalosa (CSLA)

IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Communications and External Relations: Monica Pa

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Obituary:  Olaniyi Kehinde

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It was with sadness that we heard last week of the unexpected passing of our friend and professional colleague Olaniyi Kehinde from Nigeria at the age of 66.

He was the former President of SLAN (Society of Landscape Architects of Nigeria) and was instrumental in the creation of the association in 2003.  He was a member of IFLA AFRICA Forum held in Dubai, UAE in 2008 under the chairmanship of Professor James Taylor with the mandate to strategize the development of landscape architecture

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IFLA News – Issue 63

2018 03 05 Niyi Kehinde Pic 2013IFLA News – Issue 63 is out.  You can read online here or download as a PDF here.

Call for Awards for Excellence 2018

ISOCARP-AfE-2018-Call0.1 copyISOCARP AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE (IAE) reward plans in design phase as well as projects in progress or already implemented. Moreover, we invite participants to send us research projects or ideas. The Awards for Excellence is open to a vast range of professionals and institutions operating in the domain of town and country planning:

  • Architecture / town planning / engineering companies,
  • Cities (public administrations / urban development agencies),
  • Universities’ departments / research centres
  • Communi

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AILA Launches Gender Equity Study Project

Screen Shot 2018-03-08 at 21.53.22AILA  has launcged a Gender Equity Study Project in Collaboration with Parlour: women, equity, architecture and the Monash University XYX Lab.

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) announced the launch of a Gender Equity Study to investigate the participation of women in landscape architecture and develop strategies to address gender inequity in the profession.

AILA said: There is currently a lack of critical research into workplace equity within the Australian landscape architectu

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IFLA News – Issue 62

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IFLA News – Issue 61

Image 04-03-2018 at 15.43IFLA News – Issue 61 is out with news of the deadline for the Student Charrette. You can download as a PDF here or  read it online here.

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Call for Letters of Interest Opens for the 2018 ASLA Diversity Summit

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2017 ASLA Diversity SuperSummit
Image credit: ASLA/EPNAC.com

This year, ASLA will host the 2018 Diversity Summit June 22-24 at the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture in Washington, D.C. The six new professionals from the Diversity Super Summit have been invited back, and ASLA is looking to invite six new participants to add valuable input to discussions and resource development. The goals of the 2018 Diversity Summit are to review benchmarks prioritized from the 2017 Diversity Super Summit an

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CSLA Announces details of its conference

April 5-7, 2018, Toronto
Moving Forward: Addressing society’s challenges through new paradigms in landscape architecture
Program Highlights
Landscape Architecture and Reconciliation
In this session, you will learn about how other professions, universities and colleagues are prioritizing indigenous issues in their work, and contribute to the development of an action plan to allow landscape architects to respond to the action items identified in the Truth and Reconciliation Repo

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CSLA College of Fellows announces 2018 Fellows-Elect

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Ottawa – 26 February 2018 – The CSLA College of Fellows will welcome eight new members during the CSLA-OALA Conference, to be held April 5th to 7th, 2018, in Toronto, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the profession over an extended period of time. They are:

Bruce Hemstock, BCSLA, BSLA, CSLA, LEED, AP
in the category of Executed Works

Ron Koudys, BLA, M.Ed., OALA, CSLA, ASLA, RLA (Mich), CLD
in the categories of Professional University Instructions and Direct Service to the S

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Call for applications for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development

a9711243ITCILO (part of the UN system and training arm of the International Labour Organisation) is launching a call for applications for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development, which will  take place from 15 October 2018 to 14 October 2019.

The Master is designed by the University of Turin, the Politecnico di Torino, and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO), in collaboration with the UNESCO Cultural sector and World Heritage Centre and ICCROM (International

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