Calls for 2011 Landscape Conference Papers & Award Nominations

September 20, 2010,AEDT

Recently there have been calls for papers for 2011 events and awards below is a summary. Call for Nominations for 2011 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award This award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living | Read More

Creative Nature USC AAC Exhibition – Shanghai

July 13, 2010,AEDT

On July 10, I had the pleasure of attending the  forum and opening of the 2nd USC AAC Exhibition titled Creative Nature in Qingpu on the outskirts of Shanghai.  The forum was an interesting presentation & discussion by panelists on the topic of “The New Chinese Landscape”. Several panelists where | Read More

New Botanical Garden in Shanghai [VIDEO]

June 29, 2010,AEDT

In May 2010, a new botanical garden Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Park 上海辰山植物园 (Shanghai’s 2nd botanical garden) opened after 3 years of construction. The project was apart of improvement works by the government for the 2010 EXPO. The Botanic Park was designed by Christoph Valentien of  Valentien + Valentien  Landscape Architects and | Read More

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 3

May 31, 2010,AEDT

IFLA Congress Day 3 included 6 different tours that delegates could take around Jiangsu Province including historical Chinese water towns, gardens, parks and new cities and returned for the Closing ceremony and Gala Dinner.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 2

May 29, 2010,AEDT

Day 2 saw 80 local and international speakers give presentations throughout the day covering a wide range of topics including design, planning, heritage, business and many others.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 1

May 28, 2010,AEDT

A rainy morning in Suzhou for the start of the 2010 IFLA Congress. Police escort for the bus convoy to the Suzhou Expo Centre in the newer part of Suzhou. Welcoming speeches from Chinese and Suzhou Government officials. Professional, friendly conference to further landscape architecture. The Keynote speeches gave an | Read More

NZILA Resene Pride of Place Landscape Awards 2010 announced

April 19, 2010,AEDT

New Zealand’s prestigious Landscape Architecture Awards ceremony was held on Friday 16th April in Wellington. ‘NZILA Resene Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards 2010′ provided a record 127 entrants with tougher competition than ever before. Award-winners, who are chosen by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ judges just once | Read More

KCAP wins Keqiao Water City competition in Shaoxing, China

April 6, 2010,AEDT

KCAP Architects & Planners has won the international competition to design a masterplan for Keqiao Water City in Shaoxing, China. The 45 ha site, which is currently occupied by redundant textile industry and residences, will be redeveloped for residential use with community functions and sport and commercial facilities in a | Read More

China to reach 50% urban population by 2015

March 30, 2010,AEDT

Recently Li Shouxin, director of the Development Planning Department stated that China’s urban population had reached 622 million by the end of 2009, with the urbanization rate standing at nearly 47 percent with the urban population growing by just under 1% annually over the last five years. Zhang Qin, deputy | Read More

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