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

paysage-miniature_LAMBOT1-1800x1080IFLA News – Issue 65 is out. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

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!

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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

Chinese NYIFLA News Issue 62 is out – you can download here or read online here.

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

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

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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IFLA News – Issue 60

image3 copyIFLA News Issue 60 is out – with the first article from our Advisory Circle.  ‘Cultural Landscape and the Nature Culture Journey’ is written by Nupur Prothi Khanna.

IFLA News – Issue 59

SGJA awardees copyIFLA News – Issue 59 is out with news of the call for the SGJA awards. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

IFLA News – Issue 58

paysage-miniature_LAMBOT1-1800x1080 IFLA News – Issue 58 is out – with news of the call for nominations for the 2018-2020 World Level Elections, you can read it online here or download as pdf here.

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IFLA 2018-2020 Elections

paysage-miniature_LAMBOT1-1800x1080IFLA has opened the call for nominations for the IFLA 2018-2020 Elections.

The following information is the first stage of the IFLA voting procedures for the 2018 World Level elections for:

· IFLA President

· IFLA Treasurer

· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Communications and External Relations (CER)

· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Education and Academic Affairs (EAA)

· IFLA Standing Committee Chair on Professional Practice and Policy (PPP)

The call for nominations started on Monday, 21 Janu

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NZILA Awardee: Weaving a story of possibility for what can be achieved

Screen Shot 2018-02-14 at 21.13.48The winner of the Resene NZILA Pride of Place Te Karanga o te Tui/Sustainability category was opupaka Reserve in West Auckland.

The recent feature on the NZILA website describes the scheme as ‘weaving a story of possibility for what can be achieved.’ The wetland development is a ‘hybrid park’ with three streams at its heart – which have been restored to create a clean wildlife environment including tens of thousands of native plants sourced from the region.

You can read all about the Grant Baile

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TCLF Launches New ‘What’s Nearby’ Feature

WhatsNearby_30min-featureThe Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) ‘What’s Nearby’ function has been updated with new information and improved graphics to make finding cultural landscapes even easier, you can now discover what landscapes are within a ten minute walk from where you’re presently standing.

The Cultural Landscape Foundation has long provided visitors to its website with an interactive online feature called ‘What’s Nearby,’ which functions in two different ways. First, it allows users on TCLF’s homepage to

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FIDIC commitment to support the New Urban Agenda

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Foreground Magazine

Freder-Fredersen.160121The latest edition of Foreground Magazine from IFLA members AILA is out now, you can get it here.