LI – Climate Change – Bristol 25 April

April 13, 2008,AEDT

n partnership with Natural England, these conferences are designed to develop further thinking on the crucial role that landscape architects can play in mitigating and adapting to climate change. In addition to plenary sessions covering the Climate Change Bill, the Landscape Institute’s Climate Change Policy (due for completion this spring) | Read More

World Urban Forum, 03 – 07 November 2008, Nanjing, China

April 13, 2008,AEDT

The Fourth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF4) will be hosted by the Government of China and will be held in the ancient city of Nanjing from 03-07 November 2008. The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing | Read More

China to hold 4th World Urban Forum

April 13, 2008,AEDT

 World Urban Forum Theme: Harmonious Urbanization World Urban Forum, 03 – 07 November 2008, Nanjing, China The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies and policies. It | Read More

IFLA 2008 – Netherlands

April 12, 2008,AEDT

Transforming with Water is the theme of the 2008 World Congress of the International Federation of Landscape Architects. This 45th IFLA World Congress will be held in the Netherlands from June 30 to July 3, in conjunction with the Apeldoorn Landscape Architecture Triennale, which hosts various other cutting-edge landscape events, | Read More

Climate Change and Urban Design

April 12, 2008,AEDT

Climate Change and Urban Design: Science, Policy, Education and Best Practice The Third International C.E.U. Congress 14 – 16 September 2008 – Oslo, Norway This conference will examine the latest implications in science, policy, education and best practice. What is the latest science telling us? What are the consequences for | Read More

field operations win Shelby Farms Competition

April 11, 2008,AEDT

Landscape architect James Corner unveiled plans yesterday for creating America’s largest urban park in Memphis: a 4,500-acre site, five-times the size of Manhattan’s Central Park. Corner’s firm, Field Operations, beat out Hargreaves Associates and Tom Leader Studio, the other finalists in a six-month competition to master plan Shelby Farms, a | Read More

Landscape architect focuses on enhancing quality of urban life

April 11, 2008,AEDT

Patricia O’Donnell, principal of Heritage Landscapes, spoke about preserving and sustaining the issues in cultural landscapes during the final lecture of the University of Rhode Island Landscape Architecture Lecture Series last night at the Coastal Institute on the URI Narragansett Bay Campus. Her main focus of the lecture was a | Read More

Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

April 6, 2008,AEDT

The Sustainable Urbanization in conference addresses the global challenges posed by rapid urbanization and its impact on global warming and the natural environment – from poverty and inequality to natural and manmade disasters – by calling for better sustainable planning for urban growth. The conference will be held during Earth | Read More

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