IFLA Member The ASLA has been named to a list of professional societies most engaged with climate issues. The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is one of nine exemplar organisations exhibiting the most comprehensive approaches to educating and engaging their members, according to a report released today by the Kresge Foundation.
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The LIFE Programme newsletter is out, you can get it here. The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value. This month LIFE News turns the spotlight on climate change in urban areas.
The economic benefits of walkable cities are often overshadowed by the health benefits – but they shouldn’t be says Scott Lane, Senior Transportation Planner from Stantec.
We know that walking and cycling can help extend and enhance your life, but we seldom think about how these two modes of travel – collectively called ‘active modes’ – can enhance business opportunities. But if more cities and towns took a hard look at the numbers, I think they’d see there is a strong case for creating complete
Tunji Adejumo, President of IFLA Africa provides this report on the advancement of landscape architecture education in Arica and the first Ethiopian Landscape Forum which took place on the 14th and 15th December 2016 in Addis Ababa.
One of the strategic goals of IFLA is to advance landscape architecture education globally especially in the emerging region of Africa. IFLA Africa Region is conscious of this vision and adopted an action plan that focuses on increasing the number of qualified lands
INTA, the global membership association of policy-makers and urban practitioners who contribute significantly to sustainable urban development, have released details of proceedings of their recent World Congress, INTA40 which was held in Lisbon in October and attended by over 200 people. The papers can be found here
Many research projects and studies pertaining to both the natural and human sciences are investigating interesting scientific fields and issues. You can submit your works in compliance with the editorial rules by sending a We-Transfer Link to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org The proposals have to be unpublis
Greening the city is a theme that has prolific and cyclic h
On Wednesday, November 30, the OMBUS sample was concluded at the Figari Museum, Montevideo.
Ana Vallarino Katzenstein, (Arq., Dra. esp. en Paisaje, Prof. Agr. G°4 FADU UdelaR, Uruguay and IFLA Delegate) reported it was a very busy night, more than a hundred people visited yesterday the exhibition and filled the facilities of the first floor of the museum intended for presentation.
It was conducted by the doctor of linguistics Lisa Block and agronomist Paul Ross , who wi
The IFLA Americas Region As a continued tradition since 2012, the recent Americas Regional Conference concluded its meeting with the writing of The Panama City Declaration: URBIO and IFLA 2016.
“We therefore recognise and assert that urban landscape design for resilient and sustainable cities must focus on urban health together with biodiversity”
“De esta manera, reconocemos y afirmamos que el diseño del paisaje urbano para ciudades resilientes y sosteibles debe centrarseContinue reading
The LI has issued a call for papers for its 2017 annual conference.
“Landscape is a regulator of endless processes, producer and consumer of raw materials, highly multifunctional and synergistic.”
Pollalis, S. N., 2016. Planning Sustainable Cities: An infrastructure-based approach. London: Routledge.
“Landscape is the primary infrastructure.”
Landscape practitioners are significantly involve
The International Festival of Landscape Architecture is designed to position landscape architecture as a leading profession in shaping a better future for Australia. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the National Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties, talks
Archdaly reports on the mapping of all New York City’s trees and the calculation of the economic benefit of each one.
“Public spaces, squares, and parks in New York City are administered by the city’s Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks). In recent years, the agency has been responsible for creating new programs to help children, youth and adults be aware of the importance of caring for their urban landscape. One of these programs is a TreesCount! which in 2015 gathered 2,300 volunteers
2016 saw both the first public exhibition of the Landscape Institute Awards shortlist and the tercentennial of Capability Brown. To mark these occasions, five speakers assembled in The Building Centre on Store Street, London to discuss and debate the public perception of large-scale landscape projects.
On 5 December, The Building Centre hosted a lively debate on t