Association of “Centres culturels de rencontre” ACCR – Network of Heritage Sites for Culture organises European Conference Inhabit heritage & landscape differently, 21-22 November 2018, Mons, Belgium

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Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Association of “Centres culturels de rencontre” ACCR – Network of Heritage Sites for Culture invites you on November 21st, 2018 to discuss and to think together on new ways of inhabiting heritage, and also, to share the innovations brought to the site thanks to art, creativity and research. Beyond the issue of heritage reuse and preservation, one of the current European heritage stakes is the reflection on the new methods to e

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Volubilis organises 13th Euro-mediterranean meetings “Dream, do and live the city and the landscapes with digital” – Virtual landscape

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13th Euro-mediterranean meetings “Dream, do and live the city and the landscapes with digital” – Virtual landscape

The association Volubilis organises two days of meetings between landscape professionals, passionate and curious members of society, from 28 to 30 November 2018, at the Theater des Halles, Avignon. It is also the opportunity to mark the 20th anniversary of Volubilis.

The purpose of these meetings is to promote the link and exchanges between mankind and territories. This year, the t

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Call for hosting LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum in 2020 and 2021

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The LE:NOTRE Institute invites universities across Europe to express their interest in  hosting the 9th LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum in spring 2020 or in 2021.

The LE:NOTRE Landscape Forum is  a discourse-oriented and interdisciplinary event of four days duration. The forum focusses around local landscape challenges identified by the host institution. In accordance with the European Landscape Convention this includes outstanding as well as everyday or degraded landscapes in urban, peri-urban and ru

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9th Festival of the “Russian National Award in Landscape Architecture” 19-23 November 2018, Moscow, Russia

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The Association of Landscape Architects of Russia (ALAROS) will organise annual Festival “IX Russian National Award for Landscape Architecture” on 19-23 November 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

This is the largest national event in the field of landscape architecture in Russia. This five days event is going to take place at the Central House of Architecture. Jury of this year Award, with Mrs. Larisa Kanunnikova as a head member, also includes Nigel Thorne (Great Britain), Helena Gutmane (Latvia), Tinat

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Romanian Landscape Architects’ Association –AsoP organises the latest edition of PUBLIC SPACE conference, 15-17 November 2018

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The Romanian Landscape Architects’ Association –AsoP, Western Regional Branch, is holding (November 15-17) the latest edition of the PUBLIC SPACE conference series that began in 2013.

This event will bring together experts from a wide variety of fields, which have a direct and constant impact on the quality of the public space and, implicitly, on the quality of life, health and public safety, local authority representatives  (the  primary  manag

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IFLA Europe Exhibition Project presented at the Dutch School of Landscape Architecture in Delft, Netherlands

On Thursday 8 November, the Dutch School of Landscape Architecture (DSL) organised the symposium ‘Crossing Borders in Landscape Architecture’ at the Delft University, Faculty of Architecture and the Build Environment. This was a unique opportunity to present IFLA Europe Exhibition project which represents good architectural and landscape projects from all IFLA Europe National Associations.

The exhibition has two main tasks. The first is raising awareness about real multifaceted role of landscap

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Call for abstracts – IFLA World Congress 2019, Oslo, Norway, 18-20 September 2019

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Call for abstracts

NLA, the Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects is hosting the 56th IFLA World Congress, Common Ground in Oslo. Call for abstracts has now opened. We invite you to send us abstracts of up to 350 words, including project presentations, critical analyses, reflections and discussions related to the congress themes:

·         Sustainable urban transformation
·         Green mobility
·         Beautiful and healthy cities
·         Participation and democracy

Indicate to wh

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CIVA Exhibition opening: Designed Landscapes — Brussels 1775-2020 on 15 November 2018

Designed Landscapes — Brussels 1775-2020

15 November 2018 at 18.30 at CIVA building

CIVA is inviting you to the opening of the exhibition “Designated Landscapes – Brussels 1775-2020″

Designed Landscapes offers a unique look at the landscape of the Brussels Region, discovering the unique history of its parks and public gardens. Through many original documents, partly unpublished, it offers an overview of landscape creations between 1775 and the contemporary period, their authors and their histori

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Landscape Observatory of Catalonia, with the collaboration of the City Council of Santa Coloma de Cervelló, is organising Landscape Refugee Day on 13 December 2018

The Landscape Observatory of Catalonia, with the collaboration of the City Council of Santa Coloma de Cervelló, is organising the Paisajes Refugio day (Landscape refugee Day), which will take place in the Colonia Güell Crypt on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

In a tired and accelerated world, where noise is always present and silence is absent and retreating, more and more people are looking for a landscape in which they can rediscover themselves or through which, simply, can escape from the press

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IFLA Working Group on Climate Change issued statement following Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the IPCC

Global Warming of 1.5 °C by the Integovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the International Federation of Landscape Architect’s (IFLA) Working Group on Climate Change has issued the following statement:

The IPCC Special Report warns that unless significant reductions in emissions are attained before 2030, increases in the mean global temperature will surpass 1.5°C. As we are already experiencing the consequences on natural and human systems as a result of a 1°C temperature increase rapid

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International Landscape Day of Council of Europe marked in Belgrade, Serbia

International Landscape Day of Council of Europe marked in Belgrade, Serbia

On the occasion of the International Landscape Day of Council of Europe, 20 October, the exhibition of students’ projects, under the title “Landscape and Education” was organised by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry, in cooperation with the Ministry for Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia, and with the presence of the representativ

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Landscape Observatory of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto marks the launch of the first Programme of Historic Gardens in Portugal, an initiative of the Portuguese Association of Landscape Architects APAP and the Portuguese Institute of Cultural Heritage 30 years ago – 23-24 November 2018

Portuguese Association of Landscape Architects APAP and the Portuguese Institute of Cultural Heritage are marking 30 years of the launch of the first Programme of Historic Gardens in Portugal on 23-24 November 2018.

Landscape Observatory of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto considers it most important to hold, in collaboration with the Portuguese Association of Historic Gardens, a conference to reflect on the work carried out since the launch of the Program in 1988, up to the t

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APAP Special edition newsletter on International Landscape Day

It is my pleasure to inform you that our Portuguese member, APAP – Associação Portuguesa dos Arquitectos Paisagista, issued its special edition of newsletter. I am attaching the message from Jorge Cancela, the President.

“Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,

We wanted to celebrate the Second International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe on 20 October with a news that everyone is waiting for: the Public Petition in which we all committed ourselves to the regulation of our profession and the c

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Conference “Historical urban greenery according to changes of beauty principles” 18-20 October 2018

On the occasion of the International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe, Cracow University of Technology, Institute of Landscape Architecture will organise XXV conference in the series of garden art and historical dendrology, VIII international edition “Historical urban greenery according to changes of beauty principles” 18-20 October 2018.

The programme will include a series of events:

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 13.00-16.33

Students’ session (venue: Instytut Botaniki PAN, sala błękitna, ul

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TAVA2018 Lighting Design and Light Art Conference 25-26 October 2018

TAVA2018 Lighting Design and Light Art Conference!
 
TAVA or Tartu in Light is a consistent, international, cross-disciplinary festival of light art and lighting art. The pre- and main events of the festival will last for 30 days.The main program of the festival consists of international workshops, outdoor installations, a conference, a light fair and indoor exhibitions. In addition, smaller-scale satellite programs will be organized in collaboration with culture organizations and companies o

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Call for Entries: 2019 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards

Call for Entries: 2019 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards

The European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards are Europe’s highest honour in the heritage field. The Awards recognise the best conservation projects, the most impressive research; the most dedicated heritage professionals and volunteers; and the finest awareness raising, training and educational programmes.

Architects, craftsmen, cultural heritage experts, professionals and volunteers, public and private institutions,

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AEP marks International Landscape Day

AEP marks International Landscape Day!

On the occasion of the International Landscape Day, Spanish Association of Landscape Architects is organising an event on 19 October 2018 at 16.00hrs, at the auditorium of the Casa de vacas theatre (Parque del Retiro) in Madrid. President of the AEP Guillermo Cuadrado Olvera will address the participants together with Eduardo de Miguel Beascoechea, Director in Spain of Global Nature Foundation.

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20 October – International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe

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20 October is celebrated as International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe. The Second International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe seeks to promote “school and university courses which, in the relevant subject areas, address the values attaching to landscapes and the issues raised by their protection, management and planning” (Article 6 of the European Landscape Convention).

The First International Landscape Day of the Council of Europe was inspired by the European Landscape Conv

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Joint conference of ECLAS and UNISCAPE 2019″Lessons from the past, visions for the future: celebrating 100 years of landscape architecture in Europe”, 16-17 September 2019, Ås, Norway

Call for Papers – Joint conference of ECLAS and UNISCAPE 2019″Lessons from the past, visions for the future: celebrating 100 years of landscape architecture in europe”

Hosted by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås Norway, September 16-17, 2019

“Real change can only happen very slowly and as a result of education”
Edward Said, 1993

Education is imperative to safeguard change for a better future; change is inherent to landscape and future oriented thinking is embedded in landscape thin

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Belgian Association of Garden and Landscape Architects ABAJP/BVTL organises symposium on 19 October 2018 in Brussels

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the creation of the labyrinth at the gardens of the van Buuren Museum in Brussels  on the 13th of October 1968 and its restoration this year, the Belgian Association of Garden and Landscape Architects (ABAJP-BVTL) and the partner associations and  institutions are pleased to invite you to the symposium to be held on Friday the 19th of October 2018 at CIII.III.IV.A, 55 rue de l’Ermitage, 1050 Brussels. Reception from 9.30 am on, conferences begin at 10

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Tree Health, Green Infrastructure and Health and Well Being event organised by Landscape Institute, 25 September 2018

Join the Landscape Institute on Tuesday 25 September at Mersey Forest, Ordnance Avenue, Warrington for a day of landscape and placemaking learning, considering the benefits of GI through the lens of health outcomes and natural capital accounting.

There is now irrevocable evidence that green infrastructure is instrumental in promoting health and well-being. With new initiatives and focus both at central and local government level, placing ‘green’ into infrastructure is a challenge landscape pro

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2nd Edition of the Brussels Urban Landscape Biennial, 21 September 2018, Brussels

Symposium Day 21 September 2018

Climate change causes an important impact on the increase of rain, and more particularly on the intensity of rainfall precipitations. Combined with growing land waterproofing, this multiplies the risk of flooding.

The 2nd Edition of the Brussels Urban Landscape Biennial dives into the stakes related to water management in urban environments. How to deal with the retention, infiltration or evacuation of rainwater in an integrated manner? Can landscape architecture

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BRILLIANT CLOSURE OF THE EULAND21 PROJECT MERGING SUMMERSHOOL HAND-ON ACTIVITIES AND OPEN CONFERENCE REFLECTIONS

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BRILLIANT CLOSURE OF THE EULAND21 PROJECT MERGING SUMMERSHOOL HAND-ON ACTIVITIES AND OPEN CONFERENCE REFLECTIONS

A hectic week in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Faculty of Architecture to reflect on the future confluence of professionals, students, politicians and stakeholders in Landscape Architecture.

The last week of August in summerly Lithuania was the meeting point for a series of events to facilitate learning, transference of knowledge from professional to academic and closure to

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Conference on 21 September 2018 organised by Irish Landscape Institute in partnership with IFLA Europe, World Urban Parks Europe Region and Entente Florale Europe

We wish to draw your attention to an event taking place next month in Tullamore, Ireland.  It is a one-day conference organised by the Irish Landscape Institute in partnership with the International Federation of Landscape Architecture (IFLA Europe), World Urban Parks Europe Region and Entente Florale Europe.  These three international organisations have through Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), signed in 2017, recognised that they share many common values and objectives and agreed to cooperat

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IFLA SIR GEOFFREY JELLICOE AWARD Professor Anne Whiston Spirn

 

he International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), which represents the worldwide profession of Landscape Architecture, proudly announced today at a special ceremony at their World Congress in Singapore that American Landscape Architect Anne Whiston Spirn has been selected as the winner of the 2018 premier award for Landscape Architecture, the IFLA – Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.

The Award Jury composed of a Landscape Architect from each of the five IFLA regions, and the Secretary Gen

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