MLAA 11 – call for submissions now open

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This year, Institute Landscape Architecture Malaysia (ILAM) celebrates 11 years of landscape architecture industry excellence by rewarding outstanding landscape architecture consultancy firms, developers, researchers, students, contractors, suppliers, government agencies, foundations, trusts, NGOs, media and individuals in Malaysia and abroad.

These awards honour the best in landscape architecture from various aspects of

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Landscape Institute Announces Award Winners

li-awards-2018-dame-sylvia-crowe-winner-quarry-garden-shanghai-696x348The Landscape Institute has announced the winners of the annual Landscape Institute Awards 2018.

From 163 entries, the winners highlight an array of projects that focus on landscape design, community, sustainability and innovative thinking. The diversity of the projects showcases the efforts the profession makes to protect and develop the landscape.

Adam White, President of the Landscape Institute, said: ‘From a quarry in Shanghai to a 21st century back garden in Elephant and Castle, landscape p

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IFLA News – issue 89

IMG_20180716_101633IFLA News – Issue 89 is out – with news of the CER Committee, you can get it as a pdf here or online here.

Call for hosting LE: NOTRE Landscape Forum in 2020 and 2021

header_20131201LE:NOTRE Institute have published a Call for hosting LE: NOTRE Landscape Forum in 2020 and 2021.
The LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum is a discourse-oriented and interdisciplinary event of four days duration. The forum focusses around local landscape challenges identified by the host institution. In accordance with the European Landscape Convention this includes outstanding as well as everyday or degraded landscapes in urban, peri-urban and rural environments. Previous fora were held in Antalya (2012),

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Landscape Architecture as Common Ground

IFLA okładka pdfIFLA Europe has successfully organised its first exhibition led by Urszula Forczek-Brataniec, our Secretary General. The Exhibition covered works from all over Europe and represents a database of the good landscape and architectural space that we wish to recommend. The exhibition contained 61 projects from 24 countries associated in IFLA Europe.

For more information about the project, please visit IFLA Europe:

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Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/IFLAEurope/

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IFLA Advisory Circle Article – Street trees and salty water

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IFLA Advisory Circle Article

The IFLA Advisory Circle is integrated by a group that provides expert insight and thought leadership on national, regional and international developments which directly or indirectly concern landscape architecture.  The Circle also monitors and co-ordinates the dissemination of key position statements and advice from our members, friends and partners to landscape architects around the world.

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IFLA News – Issue 88

UntitledIFLA News – Issue 88 is out with and Advisory Circle article from Dr Jen Hill. You can read it online here or as a pdf here.

IFLA News – Issue 87

fd65f0ab0b9f478f9be661fed57e338c (1)IFLA News – Issue 87 is our with news of the call for abstracts for the 2019 World Congress, you can get it online here or download as a PDF here.

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AILA Announces Signing of MoU with NZILA

MOU 1The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Tuia Pito Ora (NZILA) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU

Both parties signed the MoU during the 2018 Festival of Landscape Architecture on the Gold Coast last month in order to work collaboratively and engage in an opportunity that will benefit and have the best possible outcome for both parties in their goals to service the profession of landscape architect

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IFLA News – Issue 86

WE-EF_LOGO-copyIFLA News – Issue 86 is out, with news of our new global sponsor WE-EF, you can get it online here or as a PDF here.

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Watch the video for the 2018 Student Design Charrette

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The 2018 conference organisers have produced a wonderful video documenting the charrette, you can see it below.

A total of 36 students from 15 different countries participated and the experience was rewarding for all. IFLA extends a warm congratulations to the winning teams.

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IFLA Africa News – October Edition

October  Edition IFLA Africa news 3IFLA Africa News, October Edition is out – you can get it here

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National Urban Design Awards announced

NUDAs 2018 EN_0THE CSLA have announced that projects in nine communities have received National Urban Design Awards.

The NUDAs are a partnership of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, the Canadian Institute of Planners and Architecture Canada. The program recognizes individuals, organizations, firms and projects that have improved quality of life and sustainability in Canadian cities.

Awards are given for achievement in areas such as excellence in urban development or redevelopment projects, architec

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Awards of Excellence Call for Submissions

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CSLA Calls for Submissions for the 2019 Awards of Excellence Program. The deadline for submissions is January 25th, 2019.

To participate in this year’s award, follow these three steps:

1. Read the Awards of Excellence Submission Guidelines

2. Fill out the Awards of Excellence Submission Form

3. Pay for your submission fee either by cheque or by using the PayPal link here. Be sure to include a copy of the receipt with your awards submission.

Note: Electronic files should be submitted via Dropbox

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National Park for the West Midlands?

Screen Shot 2018-10-24 at 11.59.25Immediate Past President of IFLA, Kathryn Moore has been working on an ambitiousproposal for a National Park in the West Midlands Region of the UK. It was recently featured in the national press and on the BBC’s Inside Out programme.

Find out more about the plans, here or by contacting CATID

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IFLA News – Issue 85

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IFLA News – Issue 85 is out written by Ricardo Riveros, new President of IFLA Americas. You can get it as a pdf here or read online here.

WE-EF becomes IFLA Global Partner

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Shaun Walsh appointed as AILA President

Shaun Walsh BWThe Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the appointment of Shaun Walsh as President through until the 2020 AGM following recent Director elections and confirmation of Office Bearer positions by the incoming Board.

The announcement was made in front of a packed Home of the Arts theatre as part of the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture on the Gold Coast.

Mr Walsh expressed his gratitude to the membership for re-electing him as a Director and t

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Australia’s top landscapes celebrated

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The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards.

The awards recognised 38 winners over 14 categories, celebrating leading projects of all sizes across Australia’s regional and metropolitan areas.

The annual awards program acknowledges how landscape architects are helping to shape cities and towns to tackle the major issues facing people from all walks of life, including an ageing population, climbing obesity an

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Statement following Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the IPCC

image001Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the Integovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) Working Group on Climate Change has issued the following statement:

The IPCC Special Report warns that unless significant reductions in emissions are attained before 2030, increases in the mean global temperature will surpass 1.5°C. As we are already experiencing the consequences on natural and human systems as a result of a 1°C temperature increase rapid

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BLAP II publication is launched

DpP9Zc0UUAAEBBpThe publication accompanying the 2nd Bienal Latina-Americana de Arquitectura de Paisaje is launched, you can download it here.

IFLA News – Issue 84

IMG-20180928-WA0022IFLA News – Issue 84 is out with a recently tribute made by Kathryn Moore to Jeppe Aagard Andersen, you can read it online here or download it as a pdf here.

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Website for IFLA 2019 World Congress is launched

fd65f0ab0b9f478f9be661fed57e338c (1)The IFLA 2019 World Congress website is now launched – you can find it at https://www.ifla2019.com/

ECLAS Conference Call 2019: 100 Years of Education

ECLASDear colleagues,

The first academic education program in landscape architecture in Europe began at the then Agricultural University of Norway in 1919, today the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Ås, Norway. One hundred years onwards, the relatively new discipline of landscape architecture has an opportunity to embrace lessons from the past to project, imagine and envision better futures.

This will be the first ECLAS conference with an explicit focus on landscape education in general and l

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Jeppe Aagard Andersen: A Tribute IFLA Immediate Past President, Professor Kathryn Moore

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Jeppe Aagard Andersen: A Tribute

IFLA Immediate Past President, Professor Kathryn Moore

The first EFLA meeting I attended was in Brussels in 2004. It was like walking into the lion’s den.  There were fierce debates and arguments. But at a certain point I noticed that I was being circled by big, tall, long-haired Scandinavian. I had no idea who this rather intimidating person was. But in amongst the turmoil, he offered advice, was wise and protective and not at all threatening, but definitely

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