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