2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The 3rd City
12-15 October 2017 - Sydney
The 3rd City is the future city, a postulation to be mapped, tested and debated. The 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture welcomes you into the 3rd City, to explore its dimensions and imagine its landscape potential. The 3rd City will take us beyond post-industrial urbanisation to ask what is necessary and what is possible for future cities, their people, their ecologies, their territories and spaces. Join us in Sydney for a journey through the 3rd City, where a mix of keynote speakers and short presentations will challenge us to engage with the diverse facets of the emergent 3rd City. Read more.
2017 National Landscape Architecture Awards
Thursday, 12 October, 2017, 6:30 - 10:30pm
As the first major event of the International Festival of Landscape Architecture, the 2017 National Landscape Architecture Awards brings together the industry to recognise and celebrate the achievements of landscape architects. Register here.
Farewell Celebration for AILA CEO Shahana McKenzie
Wednesday, 11 October, 2017 -1 Tank Stream Way, Sydney, 2000
Join us at the Tank Stream Bar, Sydney on Wednesday the 11th of October at 6pm to thank and farewell outgoing AILA CEO Shahana McKenzie. Spaces are limited - please register here.
The AILA Fresh NSW 3rdCity Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, 12 October, 2017,3pm- Hyde Park, Sydney NSW
What is the 3rdCity? Where is it hiding? Is it even hiding?Sydney has a ‘colourful racing identity’ with many layers of history, culture and built form. Join AILA Fresh on our first city scavenger hunt as we twist and tangle our way through the social and urban fabric of creativity, beauty and spontaneous ecological delight of Sydney’s dynamic landscapes. Register here.
2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture
The 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture:
Not In My Backyard Conference was attended by a record number of 600 delegates. The broader Festival engaged with over 3,000 participants across 30 fringe events in Canberra ranging from KIDSCAPE playground in Haig Park, anthropoScene global short film competition, Parks Changing Australia exhibitions and #backyardexperiment pop-up park. Read more.
2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards
The recipients of the 2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards were announced and celebrated at a party at the National Arboretum with sweeping views across Canberra. Attracting over 300 entries in 2016, the AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards advance the profession of landscape architecture by fostering awareness and recognition of the work of AILA Registered Landscape Architects. View the winning projects.
Living Cities Workshop
Following the recent announcements by the Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and the Prime Minister around greening cities, increasing tree canopy cover and green space AILA held a Living Cities Workshop in partnership with Engineers Australia on 10 February 2016 in Canberra. The aim was to facilitate organisations active in this pace to work together, leverage information and develop united policies to inform the government. Read more.
2015 Festival of Landscape Architecture: This Public Life
Melbourne (15-18 October 2015). This Public Life will shift the prevailing conversation from self-reflective to open, collaborative and critical. The Festival will encourage interdisciplinary awareness and enhance the public’s understanding of landscape architecture; combining landscape architects and speakers from diverse professions including the arts and sciences, both nationally and internationally.Read more.
2014 Festival of Landscape Architecture: Forecast
The inaugural Festival took place in Brisbane 16-18 October. Creative Directors Sharon Mackay and Di Snape devised a program of participatory events and experiences attended by over 400 people. Read more about Forecast or visit our Facebook account to view photos from the Festival.
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