Welcome to the January Edition of IFLA APR's Newsletter. Happy New Year to everyone!
To start the year, we are pleased to announce that the IFLA AAPME Awards 2022 will be held at the IFLA World Congress GwangJu 2022 happening from Aug 31 - Sep 2. Call for submissions for both events are now open, so check out the criteria and guidelines and prepare your project submissions!
With studios in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City and Dubai and over 200 staff, ASPECT Studios share with us some of their notable projects with emphasis on people's utility and experiences in public spaces. Also, look out for the Hong Kong 2022 International Urban Forestry Conference in March!
|IFLA AAPME Awards 2022 Call for Submissions|
The IFLA AAPME Awards 2022 will be held at the 58th IFLA World Congress in GwangJu, Korea (subject to change under the current pandemic situation) and Call for submissions is now open! This year's theme "Climate Crisis Design" continues to call for climate actions and our response in climate crisis design.
This award is open to all IFLA regions and practitioners around the world for projects within the Africa, Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. Position yourself among the best landscape architects that the region has to offer and gain a competitive edge through the recognition of your project in the IFLA AAPME Awards. We are really excited to receive your submissions, so don't miss the deadline on March 15!
Submit an entry or view the submission guidelines and more information about the awards.
|IFLA World Congress Gwangju 2022 Call for Abstracts|
The 58th IFLA World Congress will be held in Gwangju, Korea from Aug 31 - Sep 2 2022! With the theme Re:Public Landscape,the congress aims to re:visit professional and academic achievements to date, re:shape the earth through emerging discourse and technologies, re:vive everyday lives to healthier and more vibrant ways, and finally re:connect to nature.
The congress has issued a call for abstracts on the conference theme with options for oral or poster presentation. Share your ideas and visions before the abstract submission deadline on February 28.
Submit an entry or view the submission guidelines and more information about the congress.
ASPECT Studios is recognized as one of the world's foremost public domain design practices, built from a team of Landscape Architects, Urban Designers, Strategists and City Makers.
Underpinning their leading designs is the strategy, understanding and knowledge provided by ASPECT Studios, who bring strategic and urban systems approaches to every project with a keen belief in the greater public benefit with a practical understanding of delivering the very best outcomes.
Read about their notable projects.
|Hong Kong 2022 International Urban Forestry Conference|
The Hong Kong 2022 International Urban Forestry Conference “Well-being: Our Urban Forest ● Our Community”, organised by Development Bureau, will be held on March 2 - 4, 2022.
The conference topics on urban forestry’s relationship with infrastructure planning and design, wellness and health of people, and its sustainable management will be explored. The sub-theme of the four plenary sessions are:
- Well-being Cities
- Urban Forestry in the Greater Bay Area
- Landscape Design for Health and Well-being
- Healthy Urban Forest
Still haven't registered? It's free!
The IFLA Community is a digital platform conducive to Landscape Architects where you can learn, connect and grow with like-minded professionals. Aside from that, you can participate in discussions that can develop new solutions and tackle issues in Asia-Pacific. Explore different topics, share your thoughts, gain new insights and find solutions, and connect with exceedingly talented minds in the industry.
As for our existing IFLA Community members, we invite you to extend a warm welcome to our new members of the Community! We are always striving to grow and improve this community. Start by engaging in new topics and discussions! See you on the Community platform!
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Join this community and engage with your peers, learn about the profession through potential mentorships, and more. Unleash your potential and take your first leap as a young Landscape Architect with IFLA in the Young LA Alliance.
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Interested to raise your profile, promote your products and services, or even share your winning proposal and projects?
IFLA-APR has launched a webinar series for online learning that will enable attendees to earn CPD points with their respective associations. This initiative is designed for continued exchange and to promote learning opportunities during this challenging period.