IFLA XPress News – Issue 1

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The first issue of IFLA XPress News is now out!

IFLA XPress News – Issue 1 April 2015

IFLA XPress News will be issued fortnightly and if you wish to contribute with a piece for the next issue, please forward it to communications@iflaonline.org by 20th April.

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e-scape: landscape international workshop

NEW DATE – 22-30 MAY 2015

 

e-scape. Transitional settlement

e-scape flyerThe AUB Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management department, in collaboration withthe Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) at AUB, the Kayany Foundation and the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), is organising an International Landscape Workshop in Lebanon.


Project description

Title: e-scape. Transitional settlement
Organized by: Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management (LDEM)

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Now taking shape in Montreal: The World Design Summit

 

Montréal, March 24, 2015 – The Honourable Liza Frulla, President of the World Design Summit Organization (WDSO), announced today the creation of the Scientific Committees that will help prepare the agenda for the discussions that will lead to this exceptional gathering of the whole of “Planet Design” in Montréal, in October 2017.
Heads of three major design, planning and landscape architecture organizations are in Montréal to set the stage for the work they will be performing in collaboration

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IFLA Europe President’s Bulletin April 2015

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The North’s way: Landscape Architects Meeting

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The Portuguese landscape architects will meet on the 18th April, in Oporto, in an historical garden, under a monumental tree, to celebrate the International day for Monuments and Sites and the World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM).

The event is organized by the Portuguese Association of Landscape Architects with the Oporto and Trás-os-Montes Universities (FCUP and UTAD).

There will be a guided visit to the garden, a picnic and a tribute will be held to the memorable Oporto landscape ar

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Conference “Contemporary landscape architecture – trends, technologies and practice” (WAK10) will take place on 10 April 2015 in Warsaw, Poland

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The tenth edition of the SAK series “Contemporary landscape architecture – trends, technologies and practice” (WAK10) will take place on 10 April 2015 in Warsaw, Poland.

The Conference is a part of activities which mark Landscape Architecture Month and will be devoted to landscape architecture in Scandinavian countries. The Conference will gather landscape architects, garden designers, students and local authorities.

The speakers include landscape a

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Estonian Landscape Architecture Students Organization (ELASO or EMÜS in Estonian) celebrates the international Landscape Architecture Month “Backyards”.

Estonian Landscape Architecture Students Organization (ELASO or EMÜS in Estonian) celebrates the international Landscape Architecture Month “Backyards”.
Photo competition
During the month of March everyone interested can send in photos under the keyword “Secret garden”. The photos will then be exhibited at all of the other events that ELASO will organize. The public will choose their favourite and at the end of the month the winners will be announced.
The final seminar and ELA

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Book launch 4th edition Landscape Architecture Europe

Book launch 4th edition Landscape Architecture Europe

New book on European landscape architecture: 44 projects selected On May 9 2015 the 4th edition in the Landscape Architecture Europe book series will be presented in Budapest. As the previous books this book too aspires to be the critical review of the state of the art of European landscape architecture. It observes current world views and corresponding design approaches in European landscape architecture. The book launch takes place at FUGA

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2015 IFLA International Student Competition

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The 52nd IFLA World Congress 2015 International Student Competition is sponsored by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and organized by the Association of Landscape Architects of Russia (ALAROS)

The objective of the competition is to recognize superior environmental design achievements made by students in Landscape Architecture programs. The 52nd IFLA World Congress in Russia aims to demonstrate the achievement of the highest standards in landscape architecture edu

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Landworks Sardinia 1-31 May 2015

Landworks  Sardinia is a studio based “operational workshop”, in which participants  build environmental and artistic installations  under  the direction of an established international landscape architect.
The goal of the workshop  is  to  train  students  in  landscape  architecture  through  “on  site”,  “manual”,  “hands-on”  and “participatory” activities, such as planting, digging, the building of small artifacts and landscape installations.

The workshop program is  configured on an extens

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ASLA and IFLA Launch World Landscape Architecture Month

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WASHINGTON and BRUSSELS [ 2015] – The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), in collaboration with the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), plans to unveil World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM) in April 2015. Formerly National Landscape Architecture Month, WLAM participants will celebrate landscape architecture by engaging their communities while connecting ASLA’s chapters to different member organizations of IFLA to spread the profession across the globe.

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4th IFLA Africa Symposium – Call for Papers

Greetings from Africa,

Preparations for the 4th Edition of the IFLA Africa Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya are in top gear. This year’s theme shall be: Resilience: The role of Landscape Architecture in Urban Areas of Emerging Economies. Below is a call for papers and some important dates to note. For more information please don’t hesitate to contact the local organizing committee via:  inflasymp@gmail.com

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Deadline extended until 25 April 2015- the 6th Landscape Architecture Exhibition in Serbia

THE 6TH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION from 4th June to 5th of July 2015 at the Gallery of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Đure Jakšića street 2, Belgrade, Serbia.

1 INFORMATION ABOUT THE EXIBITION – 1st Announcement

1.1 The content of the exhibition

  • Landscape architectural design – Implemented – (parks, open sports and recreation centres and areas, pedestrian areas, squares and plazas, cultural heritage objects, open space of public and dwelling areas, green belts, cemeteries, bota

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The Inaugural Meeting of the Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture Women Landscape Architects’ Branch held in Shenyang

On the morning of September 12, 2014, the inaugural meeting of the Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture Women Landscape Architects’ Branch was held in Shenyang Agricultural University. A large number of outstanding and beautiful female landscape architects, their male friends, enterprise representatives of the industry and students, nearly 200 people all together from all over the country attended the inaugural meeting, and witnessed the birth of the branch.

The site of the inaugural meeting

The site of the inaugural meetin

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Call for Nominations – IFLA Professional Practice and Policy (PPP) Standing Committee

Dear IFLA members, colleagues and friends,

This letter is an open call for the nominations for IFLA ‘Professional Practice And Policy’ standing committee (PPP) Working Groups (WG) Chairs for the following groups:

  • CULTURAL LANDSCAPES  
  • IFLA/UIA
  • INTERNATIONAL LANDSCAPE CONVENTION
  • LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS WITHOUT BORDERS
  • NATURAL RESOURCES AND PROTECTED LANDSCAPES
  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS’ ADVOCATE

 

This is a call for nominations with the starting date Wednesday  the 28th of January 2015 and a due da

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IFLA statement on President Obama State of the Union address

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) voices its advocacy of the recent statements made by President Barack Obama and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) in support of the landscape architecture profession. Emerging from the safety blanket of its 20th-century technological and scientific parameters, landscape architecture is increasingly being recognised as a broad cultural, ecological, and artistic practice. Leading practitioners, understanding that economi

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Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young Professionals 2015

 

 

 

Young architects and designers from all over the world are kindly invited to apply with their innovative designs and concepts for sports, leisure and recreational facilities. The award is launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS). The three organizations call on young architects and designers to dedicate their enthusiasm and imagination in the creation of ar

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Call for Volunteer Writers

The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is looking for talented and motivated volunteer writers, reporters and investigative journalists interested in topics related to landscape architecture and design, sustainability and environmental challenges. Stories completed by the due date will be mainly published on web based media with opportunities to be published as well in newspapers, magazines, and newsletters.

Candidates must have high proficient writing and editing skills in

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4th IFLA Africa Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya

IFLA Africa is pleased to invite you to the 4th IFLA Africa Symposium 2015 in Nairobi – Kenya. the event will take place from 14th to 16th of October 2015 and is titled “Resilience: the role of Landscape Architecture in Urban Areas of Emerging Economies”.

The event is organised and hosted by the Architectural Association of Kenya – Landscape Architecture Chapter and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

More information below:

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Launching of IFLA book 2010-2014

IFLA book coverIFLA launched a book summarising its activities for the period of 2010-2014. This project has been developed by IFLA’s Immediate Past President – Desiree Martinez.

Desiree says “this publication is dedicated in the first place, to our colleagues leading IFLA in the following terms, as a documentation of our way through the development of the organization during these last 4 years. Of course it is also meant to be an acknowledgement to the work for all my colleagues that contributed as EXCO membe

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IFLA introduces Corporate Membership

IFLA logo_verticalThe International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) has launched its Corporate Membership programme to enable private practices, governmental and regional agencies, NGOs and any other organisation with an interest in Landscape Architecture to join the federation’s global network.

IFLA, the world’s only recognised international association for Landscape Architecture, represents students, educators and practitioner in driving a field that is achieving ever-greater prominence.

“This program

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IFLA President in visit to New Zealand and Australia

The president of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), Kathryn Moore is in visit to New Zealand and Australia.

Her visit started with a meeting with the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA) to discuss the future of the profession and how international experience can help New Zealand in promoting the importance of the Landscape profession as well as in national policy such as the Resource Management Act. Kathryn also gave three public lecture starting at Vi

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A major step forward for Romanian landscape architects

Asociaţia Peisagiştilor din România (the Romanian Landscape Architects Association) announces the publication of the occupation of landscape architect (PEISAGIST) in the COR nomenclature (Romanian Occupational Classification), code 216202, base group 2162, Architects in landscape architecture, by Order of the Labour Ministry and the National Institute for Statistics, no 1419/328/2014 regarding modification and completion of Occupational Clasification in Romania – level of occupation (six chara

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IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award 2015 – Call for Nominations

IFLA SIR GEOFFREY JELLICOE AWARD 2015

NOMINATIONS DUE: November 30, 2014

IFLA SGJA_2015 JPG header The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of landscape architecture, is soliciting nominations for its Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.

The IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award is the highest honor that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognizes a living landscape architect whose lifetime achievements

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Landscape Architecture explained through a video produced by the Landscape Institute

Our member association, the Landscape Institute (LI) – the UK professional body for landscape architecture, in a collocation with other partners, created a very interesting animation that explains how important the role of landscape architects is. The animation shows how the liveability of our cities is contingent on all those responsible for designing and managing our cities working with the landscape rather than against it.

Warm greetings for the LI team!

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