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
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
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
X AEIP-APENA-EFIB-ECOMED conference: Soil and Water Bioengineering in the Mediterranean ecoregion
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Montes and Forestal y del Medio Natural UPM
Soil and water bioengineering comprises a series of techniques involving the use of plants or cut plant material, alone or in combination with inert materials, as a construction element within the field of environmental restoration. Bioengineering is used in all areas of civil engineering, especially in the scope
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
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
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
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
TRANS-EUROPEAN EDUCATION FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS EU-LAND21
Landscape Architects International Summer School: August 27 – 31, 2018
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Faculty of Architecture
Trakų str. 1, 01332 Vilnius Lithuania
Agenda v. 5 2018-7-20
The International Summer School gives the perfect opportunity to extend academic knowledge, deepen understanding and develop practical skills for landscape planning, design and maintenance under the guidance of outstanding tutors from the recogni
LILA – Landezine International Landscape Award 2018 winners and jury members will explore ‘attitudes’ in landscape architecture. Speakers are internationally renowned and distinguished landscape architects from USA, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Russia, Kenya and Germany.
10:30 Introduction: Antje Stokman (HCU), Zaš Brezar (Landezine), Franz Josef Höing (Chief Planning Director of Hamburg)
11:00 Denis Leontiev (Strelka KB)
11:30 Discussion: Robert Schäfer, Sylvia Karres (K
IFLA Europe encourages all to support and widely share the Berlin Call to Action “Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe”. We are glad to invite all of you to sign online.
The Berlin Call to Action was presented at the European Cultural Heritage Summit on 22 June 2018 in Berlin by the 3 co-hosting organisations, namely Europa Nostra, the German Cultural Heritage Committee (DNK) acting as national coordinator of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Germany, and the Prussian Cultural Heri
Landscape Architecture as a common ground
IFLA Europe Projects Exhibition 2018
We are pleased to announce that in September this year at the General Assembly, the first IFLA Europe Exhibition presenting the work of landscape architecture in Europe will be opened.
The aim of the exhibition is to present representative projects of almost all IFLA Europe member countries. The idea of this presentation is to show the role of landscape architects in the contemporary shaping of outdoor space. The land
GEORGE L. ANAGNOSTOPOULOS (1927-2018)
George L Anagnostopoulos was born in 1927 in Athens. His father Lambros Anagnostopoulos was director of the Bank of Greece and the National Bank of Greece and his grandfather George Anagnostopoulos from Messologgi was General Secretary of the Greek High Court, and represented the country in, among other, the independent Principality of Samos (within the Ottoman Empire) where he was sent by Greece to assist with the Principality’s finances in 1903.
GSI 2018 Scientific Activity will be held in Podgorica at CenterVille Hotel and Experiences between 5thto 8th September 2018 and is organized by Global Science Institute (www.gsico.info/sym) in collaboration with Montenegro Mediterranean University. There are three parallel symposiums with three special sessions, two panels, “Talk with Journal Editors” Meeting and Keynote Speeches and a Mini-Symposium on Sustainable Aviation Management within the GSI 2018 scientific activity.
The congress aims to make visible the great diversity that exists in the practice of Landscape Architecture nowadays, as well as to promote its fundamental role to face the contemporary challenges of our time.
We bring together national and international experts from research and practice that will present current European strategies and experiences and present examples of specific projects. In doing so, it intends to initiate a debate on the scope of the discipline of contemporary Landscape Arc
SUCCESS STORY TO FACILITATE LEARNING, EMPLOYABILITY AND LABOUR MOBILITY IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
The Université d’architecture La Cambre Horta in Brussels, has been the chosen venue for a dissemination and open debate session related project EU-Land21: “Trans-European Education for Landscape Architects” (Nr. 2016-1-LT01-KA203-0232019) funded under the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership programme.
The multiplier event gathered professionals and students from 11 different nationalities to talk abo
TRANS-EUROPEAN EDUCATION FOR LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS | EU-LAND21
It is my pleasure to inform you that on 28th April 2018, Brussels Université d’architecture La Cambre Horta Place Eugene Flagey, 19, will be the venue of an interesting Multiplier Event, related to the project EU-LAND21: “Trans-European Education for Landscape Architects” (Nr. 2016-1-LT01-KA203-0232019) funded under the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership programme.
The consortium gathers universities from Hungary, Estonia, Poland, the N
SPACES CROSSING BORDERS – THE FIRST CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN PLANNING CONFERENCE IN BUDAPEST, 23-24 MAY, 2018
We are happy to announce the forthcoming conference organised by the Corvinus University of Budapest in collaboration with the European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP-CEU) and the Hungarian Society for Urban Planning.
· International conference with specific focus on Central and Eastern Europe
· Plenary sessions, workshops and on-site sessions
· Paper prop
What better way to illustrate the synergies between cultural heritage and tourism and their benefits for Europe’s society, economy and the environment than a Europe-wide Awards scheme highlighting such remarkable achievements ?
As a contribution to the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN), the European Travel Commission (ETC) and Europa Nostra have launched the 2018 Awards Cultural Heritage as an Asset for Responsible and Sustainable Tourism.
Returning to Singapore for the second time, the 55th IFLA World Congress 2018 will be the largest and most significant event for landscape professionals in the world. Supported by 5 regions – Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific, it sets the stage at the ‘City in a Garden’ for professionals, government bodies and academics to be part of the in-depth discourse on trends, challenges, and business opportunities on a global scale. IFLA World Congress 2018 is the key platform that c
French Département des Alpes-Maritimes launched landscape creations contestas part of the Côte d’Azur Gardens Festival, « Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur »,
Building on the success of the 1st edition, the Côte d’Azur Gardens Festival will be held In 2019.
From March 30th to April 28th, 2019, the Côte d’Azur Gardens Festival will have two components: a landscape design contest open to landscape professionals and more than 200 events. The landscape works realised by international teams wi