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
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
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.
Landscape Architects Without Borders is a group within the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), and member of the United Nations: Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) https://www.sheltercluster.org/global
Our mission is to mobilize the landscape architecture profession regarding the humanitarian services that landscape architects can provide to people and places around the world where they are non-existent or scarce. These altruistic services can include: helping re-plan and redesign
25th anniversary of Croatian association of landscape architects and redesigning the CALA visual identity
This year, the Croatian Association of Landscape Architects celebrates its 25th anniversary of founding. After the collapse of Yugoslavia, which consequently led to the collapse of the Association of Landscape Architects of Yugoslavia, the Croatian Association of Landscape Architects was founded on November 20th, 1992. It has worked actively ever since. In the 1993 CALA entered the Croatia
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