Conference “René André’s (1867–1942) time: A field of creativity of landscape architects – from greenery to town planning“ in Vilnius, Lithuania, 29-30 September 2017

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Invitation and Call for Papers to the Conference “The time of René André (1867–1942)”

It is our great pleasure to invite you to the Conference “René André’s (1867–1942) time: A field of creativity of landscape architects – from greenery to town planning“, which will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania 29-30 September 2017. The Conference will be held at Traku Voke Manor. The Conference is hosted by the Lithuanian Club of Friends of Edouard François André, Lithuanian Association of Landscape Architects (LALA), Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and Klaipeda University.

The Conference is organized to commemorate in 2017 the 150th anniversary of the birth and the 75th anniversary of the death of René André, French landscape architect and urbanist, who worked whit his father in Lithuania and in the neighbouring countries at the end of the nineteenth century, also to commemorate (in 2018) the Lithuanian Independence hundred-year anniversary.

The interdisciplinary discourse of the specialists and academics of landscape architecture, spatial planning, urban design, art history, geography is expected during the conference. The official conference and its proceedings languages are Lithuanian, English, and French. Summary or abstract of article – mandatory English language.

Topics of Conference:

  • Interaction between landscape architecture and urban planning;
  • Public Park functions and its changing;
  • Green spaces meaning and its place in urban planning and design;
  • Historical Parks revival – good practice;
  • Landscape urbanism – as new paradigm of city planning and design;
  • Creative heritage of Edouard and René André in Lithuania and in the World;
  • Landscape architecture and urban design solutions at the first half of twentieth century;
  • Educational programmes and projects of Landscape architecture

We are waiting your research papers and scientific articles in Lithuanian, English and French languages. We invite you to submit an abstract, up to 350 words, previous to 20th March 2017 by e-mail:

The articles (Full Papers) will be reviewed and published in special Conference Book edition.

Notifications to Authors, instructions and requirements to Full Papers also the template will be presented to Authors with the notification of acceptance of Abstracts until 15th April 2017.

More detailed document about the Conference here RA_konfer-2017_1-CopyEN.pdf

More information and contacts – by e-mail; by telephones: +370 6 87 40812 (Vaiva); + 370 6 52 81174 (Indra).

Organising Committee, 28th February, 2017