Call for Papers and Call for Ideas for the 2017 IFLA APR Congress Announced

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IFLA News – Issue 31

2011_10_Kadriorg_0012IFLA News is out – with details of our FBP committee from our treasurer James Hayer. You can download it as a PDF here or view it online here.

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Jury announced for IFLA Asia-Pac LA Awards 2017

image1IFLA Asia Pacific region has announced the jury line up for IFLA Asia-Pac LA Awards 2017. They say ‘This year we are privileged to receive tremendous support from more than 10 presidents of IFLA national associations and 4 IFLA Regional Presidents from Africa, Americas, Europe and Middle East with Asia Pacific region President as host juror. In addition, this year we are honoured to have two special guest jury on the panel. They are Mr William Lau, Ambassador for South East Asia of International

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IFLA President keynote speaker of green infrastructure conference

center-1Kathryn Moore, IFLA president was the Keynote Speaker of the recent Conference “Green Infrastructure: Nature Based Solutions for Sustainable and Resilient Cities” held in Orvieto between the 4th and 7th of April 2017.

A strategic conference for the NBS priority area in the European Commission H2020 fram

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WLA winners announced







World Landscape Architecture opened the call for entries in late 2016 for the inaugural WLA Awards with entries being received from all over the world in early 2017. The standard of entries was of such a high quality that the judging had to be extended for shortlisting the final entries.

Today World Landscape Architecture announced that the jury of the WLA Awards have come to a decision.

There were four categories: Built Design Award, Conceptual design award, Research and communicatio

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Kathryn Moore participates in Harvard design workshop ‘Design Anthropology: Landscapes and Cities’

IMG_1044IFLA President Kathryn Moore was invited to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies at Harvard University to participate in a “Design Anthropology: Landscapes and Cities” workshop.

The two-day workshop was limited to invited participants from

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IFLA President honoured at SHARE Bucharest International Architecture and Engineering Forum

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IFLA President releases Mid Term Report

JS40394047IFLA President Kathryn Moore has released a mid term report which outlines progress this year.

On its release she sent this message to IFLA members and partners:

I hope you are enjoying IFLA news and are enjoying contributing to the working groups and committees of our great organisation. Please remember to tell your friends and colleagues about the Friends of IFLA scheme – we want to connect world wide with the many people and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, institutions and org

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Call for papers kult-ur (interdisciplinary journal on city culture): “The right to the city in a global world”

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Expressions of interest sought from Landscape Professionals to contribute to The 3rd City discourse

AILA_3rdCity_eNews_header (002)The 3rd City are seeking expressions of interest from Landscape Professionals to contribute to The 3rd City discourse.

The 3rd City discourse will focus on the future city, and as an idea to be postulated and explored, taking us beyond our post-industrial cities to ask what is necessary and what is possible for future cities, their people, their ecologies, their territories and spaces. The discussion will be guided over two days by a range of keynote speakers and panels who will explore the them

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CTLAS shares its recent initiatives

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CTLAS (Chinese Landscape Architects Society in Taiwan) has issued an update on it recent activities.

Their Annual Meeting took place on January 15th, 2017. The event began with the annual report regarding the current research projects, plans for 2017, and vision for the landscape region in Taiwan. We introduced the IFLA and IFLA Asia Pacific Region, and encouraged our

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And the winners are…

538fa4e8-be94-4765-b2a1-26f1fbf954ebNZILA announces the winners of the bi-annual Awards to celebrate and reward excellence in landscape architecture. You can see the winners here.

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IFLA News – Sign up to receive weekly updates from the IFLA team and members

Screen Shot 2017-04-13 at 10.08.00IFLA News is written by one of our ExCo each week. It contains an update on our work and the activities of our members.

To sign up to receive it simply email us with ‘Newsletter’ in the title.  Your weekly edition of IFLA news will then pop into your inbox.

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IFLA News Issue 30

000003IFLA News Issue 30 is out, with news of the 5th IFLA Africa Symposium. You can download it here or view it online here.

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Museum of Chinese Garden and Landscape Architecture

P-001The Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture (MCGALA), located at the foot of Yingshan Mountain in Fengtai District of Beijing, is the first national museum of its kind in China.

The construction was started in 2010, and the museum was opened in May, 2013. Covering an area of 65,000㎡ and a floor space of 49,950㎡, the museum consists of the main building, indoor gardens and outdoor exhibition areas. The main building offers 28,200㎡ for exhibition. As a permanent public cultural venue,

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Call for papers: Architectural and Environmental Design (AED) Conference

early-career-website-01-4The AED Conference has announced a call for papers.  AED is an international conference that focuses on Sustainability and how it is approached by Architectural and Environmental Designs. AED engages with real life problems that affect the buildings on all scales, cities, and environment where it also discusses the built environment, and the factors that assist in shaping the built environment and how it affects our lives and our activities. IEREK for International Experts for Research Enrichmen

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Landscape Reading Field Trip Offer – Brazil

OscarLandscape Architect Oscar Bressane is offering Landscape Reading Field Trip to people interested in learning about the Brazilian environment.

Since 1978 Oscar took part in Roberto Burle Marx’s expedition group on research for ornamental plant

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ISOCARP Awards Programme 2017

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ISOCARP have announced the launch of the ISOCARP Awards Programme 2017

ISOCARP bestows the following three awards:

1. Awards for Excellence: The ISOCARP Awards for Excellence are conferred in recognition of exceptionally innovative urban and regional initiatives. For Call click here.

2. Gerd Albers Award: given for best publication in the last year (this award is only for ISOCARP members). For Call click here.

3. Student Award: addressed to a student or student-group with outstanding results in

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Free membership of HDKA in its 25th Anniversary Year

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 08.26.23On the  25th anniversary HDKA, invite all interested parties to get involved in their community of Croatian Landscape Architects Croatian. This year (from 01.01.2017. To 31.12.2017) all will be given FREE MEMBERSHIP!

Benefits for members include tax benefits based on your membership status, legal support and discounts on interesting training.

Applications can be sent digitally via the official mail HDKA, together with all documents on , or mailed, at Croatian Society of Landscape Ar

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Three more weeks for submission of abstracts to the Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference “Smart Communities

Image 05-04-2017 at 07.10The deadline to submit your abstract to the  Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference “Smart Communities” is now the 24th April 2017

The conference will be an outstanding opportunity for worldwide planners to learn, present and discuss some of the most recent planning, research and decision making issues.

Abstracts to one of the following topics should be submitted by 24th April 2017

  • Technology, infrastructure and buildings
  • Governance and inclusive communities
  • Culture, community experience and the sharing

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New categories announced for LI 2017 awards


The Landscape Institute have announced details of their 2017 award: Landscape Institute Awards recognise the outstanding work of LI members, promote excellence in practice, and raise the profile of the profession. Each year, the LI celebrates projects that protect, conserve and enhance the natural and built environment; and that demonstrate the highest levels of innovation, skill, and commitment to values such as green infrastructure, health and well-being, and natural capital.

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IFLA News – Issue 29

1207 PT Zvelvia_0014IFLA News Issue 29 is out – with news from CER Committee Chair, Bruno Marques – you can download it as a PDF here or view it online here.


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Call for papers for 2nd Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting

Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 20.23.56The c`ll  for papers for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting is now open.

The 2nd Asia-Pacific Urban Forestry Meeting, will be held at the K-Hotel in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 13-15 September 2017 and will build upon the Zhuhai Declaration to develop a regional Action Plan guiding countries towards the sound implementation of Urban and Peri-urban Forestry in the Region. We would like to invite you to contribute to this effort by sharing your experience with researchers, practitioners

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Three international lecturers in landscape architecture at the World Summit on Design

WDS speaker banner copyThe World Design Summit announces three featured speakers in landscape architecture

  • Dirk Sijmons (Netherlands), author of numerous books on the profession and recipient of several prizes;
  • Nina-Marie Lister (Canada), an honorary member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, was a Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Harvard Graduate School of Design;
  • Timothy Morton (Great Britain) develops a shock and deep reflection on ecology and our relationship to natu

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English-taught International Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (MLA) at Beijing Forestry University

his fall the School of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Forestry University, China, will launch an English-taught International Master’s Program in Landscape Architecture (MLA). The school is the oldest and largest educational institution for Landscape Architecture in China, boasting the best teaching, research, and student performance in the country. The school currently combines five disciplines–Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Plants and Ornamental H

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