IFLA News Issue 11

2016 Global Landscape Architecture Task Analysis_ES copyThis week’s IFLA News focuses on the Global Landscape Architecture Task Analysis. You can download the pdf here: IFLA News – Issue 11 or read online here.

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IFLA Working Group issue new report on Task Analysis Survey

2016 Global Landscape Architecture Task Analysis_ES copyIFLA Global Professional Survey (GPS) Working Group together with CLARB have issued the final executive summary report about the Task analysis survey they conveyed earlier this year. It is hoped this will be a very good starting point for discussions.  You can see the report here: 2016 Global Landscape Architecture Task Analysis_ES

More information about the Global Professional Survey (GPS) Working group can be found here.

For more information about the report please contact the Working Group Ch

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US/ICOMOS Call for applications for Hosts and Sponsors for the 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

US/ICOMOS have issued a call for Hosts and Sponsors for the 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

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Report: Green Space and Health

WHO report shows urban green spaces deliver multiple health benefits

As a follow up to the launch of project on green space interventions and their environmental, health and equity effects initiated by the World Health Organisation, the World Health Org

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US/ICOMOS call for applications for participants in the 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

USICOMOS-WorldMap-Graphic2000-600x421US/ICOMOS has announced their call for applications for participants in the 2017 International Exchange Program (IEP).

US/ICOMOS is seeking graduate students and young professionals (1-3 years of experience) specialized in historic preservation and heritage conservation to participate in the 2017 IEP. Participants will be assigned practical working internships, under professional supervision, with a public or private nonprofit preservation organization. Internships for U.S. citizens are in other

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Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes: A joint project of the UIA and the IFLA

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The International Union of Architects (UIA) and the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) have a long association one with the other. They also have a Memorandum of Understanding providing for engaging together in joint projects. This project for the development of Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes provides for such cooperation between the professions. In doing so it also offers an open invitation for the participation of other professions and relevant organisations.

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IFLA News Issue 10

IMG_2070This weeks edition focuses on the Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes project.   Download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 10 or read it online here.

 

 

 

 

 

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iF Design Award

The iF DESIGN AWARD has a reputation as an internationally recognized sign of design excellence since its founding 1953. For a designer, winning an iF award can launch a career or take it to the next level. For a company, it can

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IFLA News Issue 9

 

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This weeks edition focuses on the year anniversary since the agreement on cooperation was signed by seven influential international design associations on the road to the 2017 World Design Summit Montreal.  You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 9 or read online here.

 

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IFLA News Issue 8

SGJA_Brochure_v1 copyThis weeks issue focuses on the call for nominations for the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 8 or read online here.

 

 

 

 

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IFLA News Issue 7

barcelonaThis weeks edition covers the Barcelona Biennial of Landscape Architecture. You can download the PDF here: IFLA News – Issue 7 or read online here.

 

 

 

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The LI announces the shortlist for annual awards

LI awards 2016

The LI has announced the shortlist for its annual awards celebrating the best work of landscape professionals. This year’s shortlist for the UK’s top prize in landscape practice includes projects focusing on public health, green infrastructure and sustainability. Improving public health through landscape was an important theme in the 2016 submissions, and the shortlist includes a hospital that brings nature indoors to reduce the stress of patients and staff. You can see the full shortlist here.

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Review: 9th Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape Architecture

Review by Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina, IFLA PPP Chair: It was a hectic week for the Landscape Architects professionals and students visiting Barcelona last week. A wide range of events, exhibitions, technical visits … were set to celebrate the profession for five days during the 9th Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape Architecture. The event was a great success, the international reputation of the prize was consolidated and, with IFLA support, the event is helping to raise the prof

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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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