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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The Biennial of Landscape Architecture goes International

Captions: (Top to bottom and from left to right): − Ballast Point − Landscape archeology for Friendship Street − Qunli Stormwater Park − Aranzadi Park − Folly Forest_A Dance Floor for 100 Trees − Geometric Baths − Queens Plaza − Making Space in Dalston − Auckland Waterfront: North Warf Promenade e SiloPark − The High Line − Landscape Restoration of the Vall d'en Joan Landfill Site

Captions: (Top to bottom and from left to right):
− Ballast Point
− Landscape archeology for Friendship Street
− Qunli Stormwater Park
− Aranzadi Park
− Folly Forest_A Dance Floor for 100 Trees
− Geometric Baths
− Queens Plaza
− Making Space in Dalston
− Auckland Waterfront: North Warf Promenade e SiloPark
− The High Line
− Landscape Restoration of the Vall d’en Joan Landfill Site

The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya-COAC) and the Catalan University (Universitat Pol

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IFLA Newsletter May 2014

IFLA May 2014

Our latest edition of IFLA’s newsletter.
Best greetings for the editor-in-chief Shirah Cahill and her team

 

Welcome message from new IFLA President Prof. Kathryn Moore

Birmingham, 18 June 2014

Dear delegates and presidents,
Dear landscape architects’ community

KathrynMooreIt is a great honour to have been elected world president of International Federation of Landscape Architects and be at the heart of a long established international organization with connections to major partners across the world. It is particularly important given the way the discipline of landscape architecture is developing. There is a new way of talking about landscape and the raised profile of our

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IFLA announces Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award 2014

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS’ PREMIER AWARD – SIR GEOFFREY JELLICOE AWARD 2014
 
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today that Professor Sun Xiao Xiang of Peoples Republic of China is the worthy winner of the Landscape Architects’ premier award for 2014, the Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.
 
Sun Xiao Xiang is recognised as an integral influence within the first generation of “modern” Landscape

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IFLA 51st World Congress

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Thinking and Action; Earth, Home and Landscape of Places
June 5-7, 2014
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA) – San Agustín Room

 

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The Central Theme of the 51st IFLA World Congress

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“Today, neither scene nor mirror, but a screen and network.
Neither transcendence nor depth,
but an immanent surface where operations unfold,
the smooth operational surface of communication.
In the image of television,
our whole surrounding universe
and even our own body become a control screen.”
The other by itself by Jean Baudrillard

Thought and Action oriented to academic, research and professional responses:

1. LANDSCAPES IN EMERGENCY_THE LANDSCAPE IN “THE EMERGENCY”
2. HERITAGE LANDSCAPE

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IFLA 2014 World Council Meeting

  • EXCO Meeting – Sunday 1st of June 2014
  • World Council Meeting – Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of June 2014
  • Venue: Consejo Profesional de Arquitectura y Urbanismo (CPAU) 486, 25 de Mayo St. Buenos Aires
  • From: 8.00 am to 1:00 pm and 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

Welcome Dinner: Tuesday 3rd of June at 8.00 pm (Place to be determined)

The working documents for the World Council will be distributed to the delegates during the first week of May

 

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IFLA 2014 World Congress Keynote Speakers

Hitesh Metah

Hitesh Mehta best represents the theme of the conference “Thinking and Action” as he successfully marries academia with private practice.  He is an External Examiner, Adjunct Professor, Landscape Architect, Architect, Interior Architect and Environmental Planner and is a multi-International award winning designer with Awards in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Architecture, Urban Design, Creative Writing and Interior Design. Hitesh Mehta has over 27 years experience, having worked and consulte

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IFLA International Student Design Competition 2014

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