IFLA News Issue 6

NIMBY-Gladwell-1500pxThis weeks edition focuses on the NIMBY Festival of Landscape Architecture in Canberra. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 6

 

 

 

 

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Call for Papers, Presentations, and Workshops: 2017 ACSF Conference

Call for Papers, Presentations, and Workshops: 2017 Conference of the Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum.

Architecture, Culture, and Spirituality Forum (ACSF), an international academic-practitioner network, announces their 9th annual symposium “Practice, Craft, Materials, and Making” to be held May14-18, 2017, at the renowned Haystack Mountain School of Crafts on Deer Isle, Maine.

They are inviting an expanded range of proposal types in order to illuminate, and experiment with, ideas

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IFLA News Issue 5

2012-11 LON-TRN Rlli LomoBW400 _0001This week’s edition focuses on IFLA President, Kathryn Moore visit to the International Conference on Brownfield Regeneration and Healthy Cities at the University of Tsinghua, Beijing on 10th September. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 5 or read online here.

 

 

 

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New guidance from ASLA on Resilient Design

ASLA have produced a new guide on resilient landscape planning demonstrating how working with nature , instead of in opposition to it, helps communities become more resilient and come back stronger after disruptive natural events.

“We actually tried to do this a couple years ago, but found there wasn’t a wealth of cases to point to,” says Jared Green, ASLA’s senior communications manager who produced the guide. “Sadly with so many disasters recently—seeing [Hurricane] Sandy and all the money put

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IFLA News Issue 4

IFLA News - Issue 4 copyThis weeks edition focusses on the maiden edition of Ethiopian Landscape Forum between 3rd and 4th of November 2016. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 4 or read online here.

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IFLA News Issue 3

WDS17This week’s edition focuses on the World Design Summit Call for Papers. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 3 or read it online here.

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World Design Summit – Call for papers

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The World Design Summit, to be held in Montréal, Canada from October 16 to 25, 2017, has made a Call for Papers. Information about this can be found below.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The World Design Summit Montréal 2017 is an unprecedented international event during which practitioners, academics and other players from the design scene will get together to address a broad spectrum of issues related to the various disciplines of design. The sessions will be constructed to foster crossovers and the exc

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IFLA News Issue 2

70d6ed3d-e391-4512-9c67-13995b32cacdThis week’s edition focusses on Green infrastructure and Biophilic Cities. You and download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 2 or read it online here.

 

 

 

 

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IFLA News Issue 1

49196cb8-41ff-42da-9e4b-d9372c3b912cThis week’s edition focuses on the IFLA Europe General Assembly. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 1 or read it online here.

 

 

 

 

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Honorary Member of IFLA: George L. Anagnostopoulos

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Uncovering the possible existence of ‘positive’ gentrification in Singapore

Tiong Bahru Estate by Benjamin Hu

The Tiong Bahru Estate which was the first planned housing estate in Singapore, was conserved in 2003 by the URA. Source: Author’s own.

INTRODUCTION  

Singapore is a city-state that has progressed from a small port to be a highly developed and competitive city that is widely recognised in the global economy. To stand in this position today within a short amount of time meant that rapid transformation needed to occur at a monumental scale. A notable example of this transformation is the revitalis

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2016 IFLA World Council and Congress a smashing success!

Renee Davies is the current IFLA delegate for the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA).

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IFLA World Council and Congress 2016

Writing to you all from Italy with an update on a very successful IFLA World Council meeting and Congress held in the beautiful city of Torino.

The IFLA World Council meeting takes place over two days and includes a very intense agenda which aims to consolidate work that has occurred over the last year by the various IFLA Committees, working groups and

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A message from Francesco Bandarin to the IFLA Congress

A message to the IFLA Congress, Turin, 18-22 April, 2016-04-17

Francesco Bandarin

UNESCO Assistant Director- General for Culture

Dear colleagues and friends of IFLA

The 53th IFLA Congress falls in a particularly important moment for the development of international policies aimed to protect the environment, foster sustainable development, preserve and protect the quality of urban and landscape areas.

Just a few month ago, with approval of Agenda 2030, the International Community has adopted the

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“Task Analysis” survey on LA professional practice worldwide

Dear landscape architect!

International Federation of Landscape Architects working group “Global professional standard” partnering with The Council of Landscape Architecture Registration Boards are conducting a joint online research project called “Task Analysis” to better understand the current scope of professional practice worldwide. Results will be shared with all participants and the data will be analysed for its implications on current and future practice. This is the first and essential p

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2016 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award goes to Peter Latz

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at their World Congress in Turin, Italy, that German Landscape Architect Peter LATZ has been selected as the winner of the 2016 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 President of UIA (Union International of Ar

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Possible Implementation of Cittaslow to Urban Centres of the World

Weekly market in Greve in Chianti, a founding city of the Cittaslow movement © A Road Retraveled (Flickr)

INTRODUCTION

The industrialisation of urban landscapes have damaged the identities of many towns and cities, while the desire of many residents to move to larger cities or suburbs has caused urban shrinkage in many smaller urban centres (Matta & Caballero, 2016). In a move to counteract such trends, leaders of small and medium sized towns pledged to improve and maintain a high quality of lif

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BEYOND ISM: THE Landscape OF LANDSCAPE URBANISM: Deadline extended!!!

Deadline extension for abstracts and projects to the conference:

BEYOND  ISM: THE Landscape OF LANDSCAPE URBANISM
WHEN/ October 19-21, 2016
WHERE/ Alnarp Campus, Malmö, Sweden
HOST/ SLU Landscape
SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT/ abstract.beyond-ism@slu.se
FURTHER INFORMATION/ www.slu.se/conference-beyond-ism
This conference is to be held from 19-21 October 2016 at SLU’s Alnarp campus in Malmö, Sweden, and it addresses academics and practitioners alike, aiming to reposition the relationships between city a

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Challenges of the Casino and Historic City of Macau: Preserving heritage amidst the creation of stage-set townscapes

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PICTURE 1 – Ruins of Saint Paul part of the Historic Center of Macau (© Macao Heritage Board)

“Únde ta vai, quirida? Macau di nôsso coraçám” 

(Where are you going, dear? Macau of our heart - Ferreira, 1996: 223)

Part of a poem written in Língu Maquista, the endangered language of the Macanese

INTRODUCTION 

In the last 15 years, Macau has become widely known as a casino city with a bustling gaming industry. Since 1999, it became a Special Administrative Region of China, stretching over a territor

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Symposium Reading Patina Learning from the deterioration of built landscapes through time, Thursday7th, Friday 8th July 2016, TU Berlin

Symposium Reading Patina  Learning from the deterioration of built landscapes through time, Thursday7th, Friday 8th July 2016, TU Berlin

Symposium “Reading Patina, Learning from the deterioration of built landscapes through time” to be held at the Technische Universität Berlin on Thursday7th, Friday 8th July 2016. The symposium is supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as part of the current DFG research project “Landscape architecture and the time factor: Construction research o

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Video contest People’s Landscapes Contest “Landscape in Action”

People’s Landscapes Contest “Landscape in Action”

1st Edition, deadline for entries 15 May 2016

Since 2010, UNISCAPE has been organizing a photo contest called “People’s Landscapes”, which has thus far involved hundreds of European university students, bringing together an iconic archive on landscape, re ecting the values envisaged in the ELC.

This year People’s Landscapes will be a short video contest, in which participants are encouraged to use dynamic media as a tool to communicate the e

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Student Design Competition of the 53rd IFLA World Congress 2016 “Tasting the Landscape: Samples of New Smart Landscape Architecture”

Student Design Competition of the 53rd IFLA World Congress 2016 “Tasting the Landscape: Samples of New Smart Landscape Architecture”

The Student Design Competition of the 53rd IFLA World Congress 2016 is sponsored by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and organised by the Italian Association of Landscape Architecture – Associazione Italiana di Architettura del Paesaggio (AIAPP).

The objective of the competition is to recognize superior environmental design achievements m

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NOT IN MY BACKYARD: AILA 2016 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE WEBSITE LAUNCHES

NOT IN MY BACKYARD: 2016 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE WEBSITE LAUNCHES

 
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Adventures into the profoundly frightening, deeply uncertain and yet somehow incredibly optimistic landscapes of the 21st century.
NOT IN MY BACKYARD: 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture is taking place in Canberra over four days from 27 – 30 October 2016.
Canberra is one of the very few, fully planned cities in the world. The 2016 Festival in Canberra will connect the public with l

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AR (t) CHITECTURE An International Conference at The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

AR (t) CHITECTURE An International Conference at The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning
19-21 April 2016
http://jebe-cities.com/archart

Call for Papers

Good architecture brings forth a thick reality of experience. To create poetic local places (buildings, landscapes, and urban design projects), the architect has to embody the environment in which his architectural creation takes place. Meaningful architectural making always reflects and addresses

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IFLA CHARETTE FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS 16-19 April 2016, Turin, Italy

IFLA CHARETTE FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS

April 16th - 19th, 2016 – Turin, Italy

Sponsored by the Nava Polman-Gerson Foundation, Netherlands
Nava Polman Gerson Foundation

Nava Polman Gerson Foundation

The IFLA Student Charette of the 53rd IFLA World Congress is an intensive workshop open to post-graduate students in Landscape Architecture and undergraduate students in their last year of a Landscape Architecture program, or those attending a Landscape Architecture course included in other programs (where their Univers

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INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS ON LANDSCAPE AND ENERGY

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PAPERS ON LANDSCAPE AND ENERGY

Now that the Paris UN Climate agreement to is signed by 195 countries to keep the global warming ‘well below 2°C, most of us realize that the actions needed to reach that goal will deeply influence our landscapes and indeed our seascapes. Not only projects that belong to the necessary energy-transition like wind turbine parks, solar energy fields, hydropower complexes, tidal plants, geo-thermal installations, but also re-afforestation project

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