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.
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 – $
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
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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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Full information on the call for nominations can be found here.
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
IFLA 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
The 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.
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More information about the competition here.
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‘
More information about the competition can be found on
NZILA 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.