Call for Papers for World Heritage annual NGO Forum on World Heritage, which will take place on 30 June / 1 July 2017 in Krakow, Poland
In accordance with revised approach, WH is inviting papers which relate to cases which will be, or should be, discussed or decided on the Annual Meeting of the WH Committee, taking place also in Krakow immediately after the Forum. An overview of these cases is given in the attachment. New nominations are listed in blue. Unfortunately, new nominations for cultur
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for two mixed-term positions:
1. Postdoctoral researcher or Doct
SEEDING A CONTEMPORARY INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION IN EUROPE
Budapest has been the amazing venue of the short term Joint Staff Training Event for 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 Netherlands and Lithuania, together with International Federation of Landscape Archite
The Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) will hold its 2017 Congress in Lisbon on the general theme “SPACES OF DIALOG FOR PLACES OF DIGNITY: FOSTERING THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION OF PLANNING”.
The achievement of healthy and liveable cities is related to the development of the best practices not only on the health promotion, but also on the promotion of more inclusive cities. Urban problems such as: social and economic exclusion, poor air quality, traffic congestion, waste production,
European Award for Ecological Gardening: Submissions until 15 May
The European Award for Ecological Gardening 2017 awards prizes to high-quality projects and achievements, which are based on ecological gardening and which have already been implemented. We are looking for projects which are innovative and sustainable, have a model character and are near-naturally designed, are ecologically cultivated and can also include social and economic aspects.
The Award is addressed to gardeners, garden ow
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
12th BIENNIAL OF EUROPEAN TOWNS AND TOWN PLANNERS, PARIS 27-29 JUNE 2017
CITIES AND OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES, FEEDBACK AND FUTURE
Quality of urban integration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Identity, Value for culture
Environmental care in the cities
Economic competitivity for the cities
URBAN EXPERIENCE OF EUROPEAN CITIES WITH OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES:
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
25 November 2016: Abstracts submission (London World Travel Market
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
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/
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
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,
Call for Nominations
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
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
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
“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