WLA Awards – deadline for entries February 16

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Details of IFLA 2018 Student Design Competition announced

IFLA 2018

The Student Design Competition of the 55th IFLA World Congress 2018 aims to demonstrate the achievement of the highest standards in landscape architecture education worldwide. The objective of the competition is to recognize thoughtful and innovative environmental design work by students in Landscape Architecture educational programs.

University Category

1st Prize GROUP HAN Prize for Landscape Architecture – $3,500 USD

2nd Prize IFLA Zvi Miller Prize – $2,500 USD

3rd Prize SILA Merit Award – $

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Details of IFLA 2018 Student Charrette announced

IFLA 2018

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

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IFLA News – Issue 56

image1IFLA 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.

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IFLA News Issue 55 is out – with an update from IFLA Africa, you can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

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Green Heart: First Major Clinical Study to Examine the Health Impact of Trees

Tree in parking area under “Spaghetti Junction” near corner of 8th and Main St. Louisville KY/ Randy Olson

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.

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World Design Declaration


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IFLA News – Issue 54


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.


Fore-Ground Magazine

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Image; Fore-ground/AILA.  Read the latest edition of Fore-ground magazine here.

IFLA News – Issue 53

SGJA-Brochure-2018IFLA 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.

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IFLA Launches 2018 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award

SGJA Brochure 2018Full information on the call for nominations can be found here.

Abstract deadline extended for IFLA 2018 World Congress

IFLA 2018

Call for abstracts
It has been announced that the abstract deadline has been extended to 15 Jan 2018.
Early Bird Registration
Early Bird registration is open. There is a huge savings for early bird registration and regular pricing. http://www.ifla2018.com/congress-registration-fees/
More information about 2018 IFLA World Congress here

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Seasons Greetings from IFLA

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Seasons greetings from IFLA Americas President

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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

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Seasons Greetings from IFLA Middle East

Seasons Greetings- IFLA ME

Seasons Greetings from IFLA Asia Pacific


Seasons Greetings from IFLA Africa

2017-2018 New Year Card

IFLA News – Issue 52

130403 NZ tngstn64 _0012IFLA News Issue 52 is out with new from our FBP committee. You can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

New landscape advocacy group launches at Montreal World Design Summit

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

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WUF9 online registration is extended

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AAPME Awards launched

25182080_1635301969868307_8490861197392451489_oIFLA 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

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WLA Magazine – Celebrates 10 years of World Landscape Architecture

WLA33_COVERThe 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.

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Interview with the 1st prize winners of the IFLA Student Design Competition 2017

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IFLA Europe announces winners of 2017 Young Landscape Architects Competition

Winning entry 'CLIMATE CHANGE AND URBAN RESILIENCE / A new park along the final part of the Aniene River in Rome

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'

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

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Resene NZILA Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Award Winners 2017

7595696c9e61a04b07f5b4841888351eNZILA has announced the 2017 winners of the Pride of Place Landscape Architecture awards. Schemes across a wide range of categories are considered including.

The full list of winners can be found here, it included the NZILA Award of Excellence to the Australian Memorial, Wellington (pictured above) by Mark Newdick Landscape Architects for the Australian Wargraves Department. The NZILA pages for award winners include images and also video interviews with the design team.

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