Call for Papers: Commanding the Environment or Green Dictatorships? Nature – Culture – Nature – Society Relationships in Authoritarian Regimes

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Call for Papers:
Commanding the Environment or Green Dictatorships?
Nature – Culture – Nature – Society Relationships in Authoritarian Regimes
International Seminar at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki,
27-28 April 2017
The Jean Monnet Team of the Aleksanteri Institute (the Finnish Centre of Russian and East European
Studies) at the University of Helsinki will hold an international seminar 27-28 April 2017

 

The two-day seminar offers an interdisciplinary initiative to study

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12TH BIENNIAL OF EUROPEAN TOWNS AND TOWN PLANNERS PARIS 27-29 JUNE 2017

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12th BIENNIAL OF EUROPEAN TOWNS AND TOWN PLANNERS, PARIS 27-29 JUNE 2017

CITIES AND OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES, FEEDBACK AND FUTURE

THEMATICS:
Quality of urban integration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Social Cohesion
Governance
Identity, Value for culture
Environmental care in the cities
Economic competitivity for the cities

URBAN EXPERIENCE OF EUROPEAN CITIES WITH OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES:
Barcelona 1992
Athens 2004
Sochi 2014
London 2012
Munich 1972
Albertville 1992
Candidate Cit

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International conference on Landscape Futures to be held at the University of Copenhagen, 19- 21 June 2017

Landscape Future

The Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (IGN), University of Copenhagen, in association with UNISCAPE and the Centre for Landscape Democracy (CLaD), Norwegian University of Life Sciences, is pleased to announce a call for papers for an international conference on Landscape Futures to be held at the University of Copenhagen, 19- 21 June 2017. We invite landscape researchers, practitioners and others with an interest in inter

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European Heritage Alliance 3.3 joint letter re adequate funding for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Joint letter sent by Europa Nostra, IFLA Europe’s partner through European Heritage Alliance 3.3 project sent to the 28 EU Heads of State or Government, to the corresponding Permanent Representatives to the EU, asking them to transmit our letter to their President or Prime Minister. A copy of the letter was also sent by email to the corresponding Minister of Culture, asking them to share it with their counterparts from the Ministry of Economy and/or Finance.
All 28 letters (in pdf format) have

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEBATING THE LANDSCAPE: Didactical issues, learning processes, training

DEBATING  THE LANDSCAPE: Didactical issues, learning processes, training

Call for contributions (communication, poster, or pedagogical contribution) for SYMPOSIUM which will take place in Geneva, 25-27 Octobre 2017.

This symposium is meant for students, teachers, trainers, teacher -researchers, researchers, landscape actors involved in training and those interested in issues concerning the landscape. The symposium’s main objective is to bring together actors from disparate spheres that rarely i

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Civilscape participates in SMART-U-GREEN project

SMART-U-GREEN project approved

ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF)

Utrecht – 14 Dec. 2016 | In September 2016 a project consortium including CIVILSCAPE submitted a full proposal to the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) Joint Call for Proposals. The ERA-NET Steering Committee of the initiative took a final decision on this application on November 24, 2016. Today the Call Secretariat ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures informed the consortium that the ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futu

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IFLA Europe participates in EULAND21 – NEW EUROPEAN INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION

EULAND21

THE NEW EUROPEAN INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION

Aiming for trans-European recognition of the landscape architecture profession, universities from Estonia, Poland, Hungary, the Netherlands and Lithuania, together with International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA-Europe) on board, launched a new education project “EU-Land21”, supported by the EU. On 27-28 of October 2016, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania) the official kick off meet

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International Conference on Landscape Observatories Amersfoort (NL), 9–10 February 2017

International Conference on Landscape Observatories

Amersfoort (NL), 9–10 February 2017

“Landscape observatories, centres and institutes” (LO) are one of the recommended instruments for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention (ELC). It is time to review the numerous initiatives and projects in this field. Sharing experiences will inspire up-coming projects like the emerging idea of a Dutch Landscape Observatory. The International Conference on Landscape Observatories is an initi

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International Conference “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions – SSPCR 2017″ March 22-24, 2017

The second edition of the international conference on “Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions” – SSPCR 2017. The SSPCR 2017 will take place in Bolzano (Italy) on March 22-24, 2017.

The Conference faces the challenge of inspiring the transition of urban areas towards both smarter and more sustainable places to live. It covers: the issues related to climate change and energy efficiency, the changes introduced by cities’ digitalization and the integration of information technology i

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International Competition “Creative Spaces” organised by Orticolario 2017

ORTICOLARIO 2017 RETURNS FOR “AVANT GARDENING” UNDER THE SIGN OF THE MOON

Registrations are now open for the International Competition “CREATIVE SPACES”.  Applications are welcome from designers, landscapers, and artistic installations from around the globe.
Orticolario 2017 will be held on the 29th and 30th of September and the 1st of October in the historic grounds of Villa Erba in Cernobbio, on the shores of Lake Como.

Registration for the International Competition “Creative Spaces” is free a

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ICOMOS Holiday Contest: Share your best photograph of historic monuments and sites

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Holiday Contest: Share your best photograph of historic monuments and sites

To make its new collaborative photobank known and to enhance the collections it contains, ICOMOS is launching a contest.

For the holidays, offer to the cultural heritage community your most beautiful photograph illustrating a monument, a historic site, a World Heritage property, or a heritage professional in the field. Upload it to the photobank with the best possible description before 18 December 2016.

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“Smart Travel, Smart Architecture, Heritage Conservation and its Fruition for Dialogue”

Life Beyond Tourism: HERITAGE For PLANET

From World HERITAGE Sites for DIALOGUE, to the PLANET

“Smart Travel, Smart Architecture, Heritage Conservation and its Fruition for Dialogue”
11 March 2017 – Panel Session
Travel: “Smart Travel for Dialogue” From TOurism to Travel and Dialogue
12 March 2017 Congress:
“Smart Architecture, Heritage Conservation and its Fruition for Dialogue”
Heritage, Travel, Dialogue, Planet
Timelines:
25 November 2016: Abstracts submission (London World Travel Market

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WHO Report on Urban Green spaces and health

WHO Regional Office for Europe has launched a report on urban green spaces and health!!! Report is available on http://www.euro.who.int/en/home where you will find the reported featured as a top story and a related news item, with links to the report and other related content.

Details can be found at http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/environment-and-health/pages/news/news/2016/11/who-report-shows-urban-green-spaces-deliver-multiple-health-benefits

 

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Conference ‘Preventive Conservation of Human Environment 6. – Architecture as part of the Landscape in Warsaw – Book of abstract

International Conference ‘Preventive Conservation of Human Environment 6. – Architecture as part of the Landscape’ took place on 24 – 25 October 2016 in Warsaw, Poland.

Book of Abstracts is available on https://pche6.wordpress.com/2016/10/21/book-of-abstracts/

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Call for abstracts for International Conference Landscape and Life, Lisbonne, 3-5 May 2017

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call for abstracts

We are delighted to announce an open call for abstracts for an upcoming international conference, landscape and life.  Focusing on the relationship between outdoor spaces and quality of life issues at different life stages, the conference will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 3-5 May 2017.

Abstracts for papers from researchers and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines, including landscape architecture, architecture, urban design, planning, sociology, environmental

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European Commission receives IFLA Europe Award 2016

IFLA Europe Award 2016 granted to the European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.

It is the aim of the IFLA Europe to, following its Statutes and Regulations approved in the General Assembly held in Oslo in October2014, 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. IFLA EUROPE feels close to European Commission’s work,

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Call for nominations for sites and heritage places for Word Monuments Watch!

Call for Nominations

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World Monuments Funds’ Call for nominations for sites and heritage places for Word Monuments Watch! Every two years, the World Monuents Watch call international attention to unique places around the world that are at risk from the forces of nature or from the impact of social, political and economic change. Nominations for the 2018 World Monumets Watch are now being accepted until March 1, 2017 at  http://go.wmf.org/e/109312/nominate/3dndtm/45959894

Nominate a site to the 2

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ICOMOS 2016 Annual General Assembly – Istanbul, Turkey – Extended deadline for Call for Papers – 13 June 2016!

ICOMOS 2016 Annual General Assembly – Istanbul, Turkey

 

Call for papers (Extended deadline) & Website now available

This year the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 15-21 October 2016, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Turkey.

In addition to the Annual General Assembly, there will be an Extraordinary General Assembly that will take place on the same morning on 19 October.

The agenda of the Annual General Assembly will focus on rec

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“Task Analysis” survey on LA professional practice worldwide

Dear landscape architect!

International Federation of Landscape Architects working group “Global professional standard” partnering with The Council of Landscape Architecture Registration Boards are conducting a joint online research project called “Task Analysis” to better understand the current scope of professional practice worldwide. Results will be shared with all participants and the data will be analysed for its implications on current and future practice. This is the first and essential p

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“FLORMART GARDEN SHOW 2016” INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

“FLORMART GARDEN SHOW 2016” INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Section 1 – Ideas for the transformation of an end-of-life industrial area inside the “Colli Euganei Park”. Territory development and innovative sustainability Section 2 – Temporary garden projects to be installed inside PadovaFiere exhibition centre

The second edition will be organized in partnership with UNISCAPE, European Network of Universities for the implementation of the European Landscape Convention. Twenty

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IFLA Europe hand over diploma to Honorary Members

The President of IFLA EUROPE, Tony Williams, and the President of the Belgian Association of Landscape Architects, Didier Moray,  hand in the Honorary Members diplomas of IFLA EUROPE to Jeff de Gryse and Stefaan Stegen at the offices of the Belgian National Association in Brussels.

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IFLA Europe Resolution on Learning from Landscapes 2015

Following the 2014 IFLA EUROPE Resolution on Landscape Democracy (Oslo, Norway), IFLA EUROPE’s 2015 Resolution on Learning from Landscapes has been approved unanimously by the Federation’s General Assembly which has taken place in Lisbon. This document, which considers landscape resilience crucial to people’s livelihoods and which is part of IFLA EUROPE’s contribution to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change which has taken place last December in Paris, is now open for consultation at

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IFLA Europe at the European Event on Gardens

EUROPEAN EVENT ON GARDENS

During the 26th and 27th November, a meeting was organised by the French Ministry for Culture and Communication- Council of Europe, in Paris to analyse the situation of parks and gardens throughout Europe, and the possible organisation of an European event on gardens in 2016. In this meeting the representatives of the member states of the CoE have participated, providing a state of the arts of the situation in each one of their countries. Several proposals have also bee

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Van den Berk new IFLA Europe’s Corporate Member

At the Federation’s last General Assembly 2015 (Lisbon, Portugal) VAN DEN BERK NURSERIES was voted as a new Corporate Member of our Federation. The objectives that unite both our organisations are manifold, surpassing commercial objectives so as to establish more complex, longer lasting institutional relations for the benefit of landscape architecture in general.

More information on this newly appointed Corporate Member at www.iflaeurope.eu

 

Van den Berk Nurseries

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IFLA Europe General Assembly 2015, 16-18 October 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

The International Federation of Landscape Architects Europe, the European Region of the IFLA, held its 26th General Assembly from 16th to 18th October 2015. Presidents, Delegates, its Honorary members, observers and guests from 34 European countries participated and exchanged experiences, views and discussed issues important not only for the IFLA Europe and its National Association but also for the Landscape Architecture as a profession and its recognition.

The General Assembly and the Conferenc

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