IFLA President in New Zealand

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IFLA Africa News – August 2018

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IFLA News – Issue 82

actionIFLA News – Issue 82 is out with an Advisory Circle Article from Professor Richard Weller, you can download it as a PDF here or read it online here.

IFLA Advisory Circle Article: 3 MAPS – Crisis, Knowledge and Action

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Part of IFLA’s mandate is to encourage thought leadership within the profession of landscape architecture. To assist this, IFLA has established an Advisory Circle of key thinkers covering a wide range of practice and theory. In this issue of IFLA News, Professor Richard Weller argues for an expanded role for landscape architects in consideration of urban growth
James Hayter, IFLA President

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3 MAPS – Crisis, Knowledge and Action

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IFLA News – Issue 81

449416c9-1a09-463c-9706-8ce0abdcab30IFLA News – Issue 81 is out, with a profile on new IFLA President James Hayter you can read it online here or download as a PDF here.

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IFLA News – Issue 80

Anne Whiston Spirn copyIFLA News – Issue 80 is out – with new of the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award Winner 2018. You can read it online here or as a PDF here.

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New ILAM Council Members 2018/2020 announced

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Nine projects from all over the world compete for the International Landscape Architecture ‘Rosa Barba’ Prize

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IFLA Student Design Competition 2018 Winners Announced

IFLA 2018 Student Design Competition Final

 

 

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The theme of the awards was Resilience Landscapes, Natural disasters and extreme weather events had always been affecting cities across various continents all around the world. However, in the last decade or more, the destruction of a city by these forces are felt even more because of the extreme climate change and global warming. From floods, earthquakes, typhoons and hurricanes, extreme drought and even land subsidence issues, these catastrophic events had left many cities in shambl

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IFLA World Congress 2018 – a reflection

38270432_842003222663100_8818045192763342848_nThe 55th IFLA World Congress was expertly hosted by SILA. It took place in Singapore in July. The Facebook page for IFLA2018  contains a full account of proceedings through images, videos and accounts but here are just a few of the edited highlights:  Presidents Address from Kathryn Moore Guest of Honour, Minister Lawrence Wong addresses Congress Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award winner is announced 2018 Keynote Speeches Technical Tours – you can see the things on offer here http://www.ifla2018.co

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George F. Dark Honoured with the 2018 CSLA Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

George-Dark-2017-NEW-e1514928895213The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) is pleased to announce that George F. Dark, OALA, FCSLA, FASLA, was selected by the jury as the 2018 recipient of the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture.

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Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture

cropped-FrontIn 2014, the School of Landscape Architecture (ILA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) opened the Archive of Norwegian Landscape Architecture. The education in landscape architecture at NMBU is the second oldest in the world, which makes the Archive unique. The collections of the Archive illustrate the development of Norwegian landscape architecture in the past 100 years, both in education and in profession. It contains students’ works back approximately 100 years ago, and a var

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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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