Darwina L. Neal receives 2017 Penn State Alumni Fellow award

nealLongtime NPS administrator Darwina Neal wins Penn State Alumni Fellow award

Darwina L. Neal (’65 B.S. Landscape Architecture) is the recipient of a 2017 Penn State Alumni Fellow award, the most prestigious honor given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

Neal is a longtime National Park Service (NPS) administrator who retired as chief of cultural resource preservation services, National Capital Region (NCR), in 2009. The first woman elected president of the American Society of Landscape Archite

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IFLA News Issue 47

a3308119-c746-480a-961d-9f450f455882IFLA News Issue 47 is out. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News Issue 46

f6802282-92be-499a-8765-ca83fd6189bdIFLA News – issue 46 is out. You can read online here or download as PDF here.

WDS Speaker Programme published

speakers program WDSO 2017The WDS has now published their speaker programme – you can read it here. Stay up to date with the summit but subscribing to their newsletter here.

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Prof. Dr. Habil. Mihály Mőcsényi (1919-2017) Landscape Architect

mocsenyi_mihaly_1919_2017Prof. Dr. Habil. Mihály Mőcsényi (1919-2017) Landscape Architect

We would like let the members of IFLA know that Mihály Mőcsényi past away last week in his own-designed summer resident at Balatongyörök in the age of 98. He was the oldest and most regarded Hungarian landscape architect, who was awarded the ‘Sir Geoffry Jellicoe-prize’ in 2012, and the highest national scientific ‘Kossuth-prize’ in 2014. He was a designer, master, researcher, university-teacher, dean, professor emeritus and a form

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IFLA News – Issue 45

postFB_1200x628-1024x536IFLA News – Issue 45 is out now, with reflections on the recent events in Barcelona. You can read it here or download as a PDF here.

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Landscape Architecture at the World Design Summit

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The Landscape Architecture page on the World Design Summit website is the best source of information about our discipline and its representation at the summit, keep up to date with it all here.


IFLA News – Issue 44

downloadIFLA news – issue 44 is our with more details of the IFLA APR congress in 2018. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

AILA welcomes new CEO

Tim ArnoldAILA has announced they have appointed a new CEO.  Tim Arnold will be starting with us on Monday, 11 September. Based in Canberra, Tim comes to AILA very well suited for this role, having previously held several senior management positions across national organisations. For the past 18 months, he has been an executive and (most recently Acting CEO) at Touch Football Australia, a large community-based, not-for-profit with a $9 million/year turnover, and 40 staff with a regional office structure.

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IFLA News Issue 43

1206 lndn Z100_0018IFLA News – Issue 43 is out. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

More WDS speakers announced

EN See all the speakers for WDS – keep up date here.

Call for papers – military landscapes

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Among various human interventions in landscape, war has left one of the most lasting and eloquent records, literally inscribed in the face of the earth. Military landscapes can assume different forms and functions: vertical, as the Great Wall of China, or horizontal, as the Federal Interstate Highway System; overground and geometrically controlled, as the earthworks of the Renaissance trace italienne, or sunken and disguised by local topography, as the trenches of World War

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Sheffield/South America Collaborative Workshops

captura-de-pantalla-2017-08-19-a-las-17-42-19In September 2017, four experts from the University of Sheffield (England) will travel to Latin America to conduct workshops on landscape architecture together with four Latin American landscape universities. The purpose of these workshops is to share ideas, challenges in the discipline and to reinforce the collaborative learning, teaching and research links between Latin America and the United Kingdom.

Martha Fajardo, general coordinator of the Latin American Landscape Initiative LALI, is a mag

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PPP Committee Update August 2017

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An update from PPP Committee Chair, Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina

‘Dear colleagues,

In a few weeks we will be meeting in our World Council, integrated to the World Design Summit – Montréal – October 16-25, 2017.   This deadline has been set as a challenge for our working groups in the IFLA Professional Practice and Policy Committee, in order for them to structure short term actions to be completed during the WC.

The April IFLA news, was for us the first occasion to showcase the work done by o

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Keep up with the World Design Summit plans

3Keep up with all the plans in the run up to the World Design Summit – you can find their newsletters here.

The Magic is in the Mundane: Evolving role of landscape architecture in greening Metro Manila amidst rapid urbanisation

Pasig City Completely Devoid of Trees; Photo by Daphne Oseña-Paez

Pasig City Completely Devoid of Trees; Photo by Daphne Oseña-Paez


“Within its moss-covered walls, hoary with the scars of centuries, are contained a priceless collection of objects of high historic value, beautiful shrines, and age-defying temples – things which the tourist in his search for the strangely new, strangely old, will discover in no other part of the world”. - Daniel O’Connell, 1908

This is a quote from Manila, The Pearl of the Orient, a tourist guide book published i

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Shortlists Announced for LILA

 project-category-Times-Square-by-SnøhettaThe shortlists for Landezine International Landscape Award (LILA) has been announced. You can see them all here.

LILA comprises 5 awards and 3 award categories:

Office Award (jury award + popular choice award)

Project Award (jury award + popular choice award)

Product Award (popular choice award)

Winners of all 5 awards will be announced in early September. Voting for popular choice award is open and will close on September 3rd.


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Report: Greenery & Landscaping China Exhibition 2017, Shanghai

bdla_news_07-17_Messe_Shanghai_bdla-Ausstellung_DLAP2017_AuszeichnungenAfter three successful trade fair days, the Greenery & Landscaping China came to a close on 9 June in Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center: exactly 7.100 trade visitors travelled to the event to inform themselves about products and trends for planning, construction and maintenance with greenery. Top three international visitors came to GLC2017 from Australia, the United States and Hong Kong. As the new show which is organized by NürnbergMesse and Shanghai Landscape Architecture and

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2017 IFLA APR Student Charette

19731818_324632264662622_5160847002972936777_nAttention students: we are happy to announce the 2017 IFLA APR Student Charette with you. Located in Bangkrachao, Bangkok’s “Green Lung”, this year’s site will be all about the blue, green, and culture!

For more information on how to join please visit 2017iflaapr.com/student

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IFLA News – Issue 42

Advisory CircleIFLA News Issue 42 is out with news of our Advisory Circle progress. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

Dubai International Award

DubaiAwardThe Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat invite submissions to the 2017 Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. The award seeks to recognize significant contributions which:

· Have a demonstrable and tangible impact on improving people’s quality of life
· Are the result of effective partnerships between the public, private and civic sectors of society
· Are socially, culturally, economically and environmentally 
sustainableIn view of your innovative practices

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LI to explore new routes into the landscape profession

placeholder2-696x406The LI is looking for up to six members to join a working group that will explore new routes to licentiate membership. Chaired by Education and Membership Committee Representative Vanessa Ross CMLI the group will assess how to broaden access to licentiate membership. Members will research different areas and topics and meet infrequently to share insight, with a view to formalising its approach to broadening the membership by February 2018. For more info see here.

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WDS presentation


Want to find out more about the WDS? you can download a presentation here.

WDS Programme

OSMD:WDSO identity copySchedule WDS 2017 copyTake a look at the most up to date WDS programme here.

More information about the summit here.

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IFLA releases updated World Council information

World Council Information June 2017 copyIFLA has released updated information about its 2017 World Council.

In English here

In Spanish here

For any further information please contact admin@iflaonline.org

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