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Vice-President Communication Landscape Architect BDLA (French-German double degree) by TOPOTEK1
Education and Profession
She has always been interested in intercultural issues and studied landscape architecture between the National Institute of Horticulture and Landscape (INHP, France) and the University of Applied Sciences (Weihenstephan, Germany).
Her passion for the vegetation led her to work at the German nursery Bruns, and taking care then of the plants supply for a oversea project between Miami and the Caribbean. After returning to Europe she went back to her country of choice. She worked almost three years as project manager at a landscape contractor near Berlin, after that she decided to move back into an office. There she can combine aesthetic requirements and technical issues in the most efficient way. Her focus are the execution plans till the calls for tenders and construction follow-up, while favorising a smoothly work between the different trades.
Involvment in the IFLA Europe
Involved in the IFLA Europe communication group since 2009, Laure has contributed to several projects. She edited for example the IFLA EU first Yearbook for the 10 years of the European Landscape Convention in 2011, organized in 2013 a tour named ‘Landscape Berlin – a success story? – How the city deals with its past, and strives to become the alternative green capital’ at the end of the GA. Since her nomination at the head of the Chair in 2014, she has organized the following editions of the IFLA EU Youth competition and coordinated the IFLA EU Yearbook (Silver edition in 2015, Landscape archetypes and coordinating right now the one on the topic ‘Futurscapes’ about the last GA in 2016), amongst others. Her project management background facilitates the work of leading the communication group and support the other volunteers, for a better recognition of the profession.
Particularly interested in other planning practices all over the world, travelling off the beaten paths is a great passion of her, as well as any handcraft activity.