It is the aim of IFLA Europe to recognise the work of exceptional people who believe that our way of perceiving and understanding the world – derived from our profession – could contribute to its development. This year we presented our Award to Europa Nostra. The Award was received on behalf of Europa Nostra by John Sell, Executive Vice President, at the IFLA Europe General Assembly, which took place in Bucharest, Romania, 1-4 June 2017.
IFLA EUROPE feels close to the work and objectives and
Last call for proposal!
With 1000 participants already registered and well over 700 proposals submitted, we are excited to bring the first World Design Summit to Montréal from 16-25 October!
Video link youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLytHCl5gM8
The Submissions keep rolling in!
- over 700 submissions from over 50 countries
- 88 topics covered
- already 270 speaker proposals approved
Due to overwhelming response and continued interest in ‘the call’, The
Landezine is calling professionals from the field of landscape architecture to send submissions for the second edition of LILA – Landezine International Landscape Award by May 26th.
After a very successful first edition of LILA in 2016 Landezine is announcing new categories. Beside the established award for offices, designers can now submit also up to two projects in the “Project” category. Manufacturers of urban equipment can send up to 3 products in the “Product” category.
Main link: http://l
IFLA Europe proudly announces the launch of its fourth Young Professionals Competition on the theme „ (Un)limited landscapes. no fence, no offence”.
The deadline for submitting contributions is 31th of July 2017.
The results will be announced in October 2017.
The winner of each category will be invited to our General Assembly in 2018 in London !
For further information (rules and overview of the previous editions f.e.) please consult our website http://youthcompetition.iflaeurope.eu/
EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE CONVENTION
Landscape Award of the Council of Europe
5th Session 2016 – 2017
An international jury, comprising five people met at the Council of Europe on the 4th and 5th April to consider the entries for the prestigious Landscape Award of the Council of Europe. Thirteen projects had been submitted ranging from rural landscape management projects to major urban redevelopment. The countries represented in the competition were as follows: Andorra, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finl
Landscape Architecture Europe (LAE) calls on professionals from all over the continent to send in their most relevant and exemplary projects for publication in the fifth yearbook on European practice.
Besides “traditional” landscape architectural work – designed and constructed sites of all sizes – we are also interested in receiving strategic projects and research results (i.e. studies and spatial scenarios on climate adaptation, energy transition, urban renewal, her
On 23rd March, the 9th Council of Europe Conference on the European Landscape Convention has started in Strasbourg. Adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 19 July 2000, the European Landscape Convention was opened for signature by the Organisation’s member states in Florence on 20 October of that year. As the first international treaty devoted exclusively to all aspects of landscape, it addresses the Council of Europe’s key challenges in the areas of human rights, demo
Entente Florale Europe – Europe wide competition for villages, towns and cities, administered by the international organisation Association Europeenne pour le Fleurissement et le Paysage AEFP. It has been in existence since 1975, and currently 9 European countries take part. Each country must pick its entrants from its national competition, and on this basis, thousands of communities in the 9 countries participate on a regular basis. Entente Florale Europe raises the awareness of the importance
The 18th Digital Landscape Architecture Conference DLA will be held in Bernburg, Germany, 7-10 June 2017 and will gather landscape architects and planning professionals from around the world who are using information technology to build a sustainable future. This year´s main themes are RESPONSIVE LANDSCAPES and SMART GREEN CITIES.
Keynote speakers include Prof. Dr. Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, Prof. Herbert Dreiseitl, Prof. Dr. Carl Steinitz, Lawrie Jordan, Prof. Dr. Jörg Rekittke and others; and the
IFLA-UIA Working Group
Members of this working group are:
|Helena Gutmane, Chair
|Ana Ines Bajcura, Member, IFLA Americas
||Kim, Sung-Kyun, Member, IFLA Asia-Pacific
|Fritz Auweck, Member, IFLA Europe
||Salma Samaha, Member, IFLA Europe
|Anna Luiza Artesi, Member
||Carlos Jankilevic, Member
|Jala Makhzoumi, Member
CURRENT PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES:
Indigenous Ecosystem Corridors and Nodes: A joint project of the UIA and the IFLA
The UIA and the IFLA have jointly committed to the establishmen
Pulse of Europe, is a social initiative to preserve Europe – beyond party or religion. Everyone who accepts the European idea can be part of this. The European pulse needs to be felt again. We are convinced that the majority of people believe in the fundamental idea of the European Union and its reformability and development and does not want to sacrifice it to nationalist tendencies. Nothing less than the protection of an alliance, which secures peace and guarantees individual freedom, justice
9th Council of Europe Conference on the European Landscape Convention
Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg (FR) – 23-24 March 2017
Conference organised under the auspices of the Cypriot Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The aim of the Conference is to present to all member and observer States of the Council of Europe, and to international governmental and non-governmental institutions and organisations, the progress made in the implementation of the Convention, and p
Energy and Heritage – Third Summer School on the History of Energy, Paris July 2017
This year, the Committee for the History of Electricity and Energy is running its third summer school on the history of energy, designed for young researchers affiliated with a research institution, either in Europe or beyond.
The summer school provides a multidisciplinary environment for doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences specialised in the history of energy. It will enab
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
AESOP PHD WORKSHOP 2017 – University of Aveiro, Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences -
NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 14TH MARCH 2017
The deadline for submission of abstracts to the AESOP PhD Workshop 2017. “Spaces of Dialogue for Places of Dignity: Challenges for Planning Researchj”, taking place at the University of Aveiro was extended. The new date is 14th March 2017.
The University of Aveiro is delighted to organize for the second time the AESOP PhD workshop – aft
The Association of Norwegian Landscape Architects (NLA) is holding annual conference, Fagdagen 2017 which will take place on 31 March 2017 in Moss, in Verket Scene
The conference focuses on good planning and living in medium sized cities like Moss.
Main language of the conference is Norwegian.
“Keynote presentations by:
Ole Schrøder, The 3rd Nature, Copenhagen
Sylvia Karres, Karres&Brands, Hilversum, Netherlands“
About the Conference on NLA website:
Biodiversity and Health
in the Face of Climate Change
Challenges, opportunities and evidence gaps
27-29 June 2017, Bonn/Germany
Co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe
European Conference hosted by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA) in co-operation with the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) / German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDi
An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects
Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are solutions to societal challenges that are inspired and supported by nature. The European Commission requested the EKLIPSE project to help building up an evidence and knowledge base on the benefits and challenges of applying NBS. In response to the request, the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas (E
An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects
EKLIPSE Expert Working Group report
Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are solutions to societal challenges that are inspired and supported by nature. The European Commission requested the EKLIPSE project to help building up an evidence and knowledge base on the benefits and challenges of applying NBS. In response to the request, the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Promote
The Young Planners Workshop 2017 will be concluded at the 12th Biennial of European Towns and Town Planners -12è Biennale Européene des Villes et des Urbanistes- to be held 27- 29 June 2017 in Paris & Plain Commune under the general title Villes et Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques, bilans et prospective – Cities and Olympic and Paralympic Games, feedback and future -.
In the frame of the Biennial, the ECTP Young Planners Workshop is scheduled as a preliminary event of the Biennial in order to en
Serbian Association of Landscape Architects organises 7th Landscape Architecture Exhibition from 31 May to 30 June 2017
The exhibition is for all professionals (individuals, groups or offices) engaged in the field of landscape architecture and Students (individuals or groups from faculties dealing with landscape architectural topics)
The following categories are available:
1. Landscape architectural design – Implemented (parks, open sports and recreation centres and areas, pedestrian areas, squ
2017 ECLAS conference Creation/Reaction
We are delighted to announce the ECLAS call for abstracts for the 2017 ECLAS conference Creation/Reaction. The conference will be hosted at the University of Greenwich, London, 10-13 September 2017. Please find below more information about the Call.
Call for papers:
The Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Research Group at the Department of Architecture and Landscape, University of Greenwich, invites the submission of abstracts for the ECLAS (European Cou
French National Association FFP is organising “Experience de Paysage” on 11 February 2017 entitled ‘Nature en ville – figures, arguments and projects” (‘Nature in cities – figures, arguments and projects’). It will take place at PAVILLON DE L’ARSENAL 21 Bd Morland, 75004 Paris.
“NATURE EN VILLE – FIGURES, ARGUMENTS ET PROJETS“
Guerric PÉRÉ, Paysagiste concepteur
La notion de paysage est très récente. On la croit bien installée mais son développement n’est pas si évident.