12 June 2019
A year in review
With the end of the financial year fast approaching it is a great time to reflect on what AILA has been up to in the last 12. This isn't a full List as it would be almost impossible to capture all the initiatives that AILA is undertaking, particularly those that happen at the state chapter level.
25 May 2019
AILA reforms governance and amends Constitution
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has passed a series of changes to the Constitution following a General Meeting in Sydney on 24 May.
18 May 2019
AILA launches new website
AILA has released a renewed website as part of the ongoing review and improvement of communications to members and industry. The changes come after AILA listened to the feedback of members by trying to simplify the design of the website and improve navigation.
7 May 2019
AILA responds to UN report warning of one million species at risk of extinction
Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the UN.
One million of the world’s species are now under threat of extinction, according to the biggest-ever review of the state of nature on earth.
2 May 2019
Notice of General Meeting
Future Street Position Statement Release
On 2 May 2019, in accordance with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Ltd Constitution, written notice is given to Full Members, that a General Meeting will be held on 24 May 2019.
DATE: Friday 24 May 2019
TIME: 6pm AEST
VENUE: The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Balls Head Drive, Waverton
18 December 2018
The Square and the Park: 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture Thematic and Creative Directors announced
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced that Jillian Walliss (University of Melbourne), Kirsten Bauer (ASPECT Studios) and Cassandra Chilton (Rush Wright Associates) have been appointed as the Creative Directorate for the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture.
Hosted in Melbourne, the 2019 Festival interrogates the two dominant and often contentious landscape typologies of the Square and the Park.
AILA announces New Board
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects is pleased to announce the Directors who will form a new Board following the AGM on 12 October 2018:
- Peta-Maree Ashford
- Claire Martin
- Katharina Nieberler-Walker
- Chris Tidswell
- Shaun Walsh
AILA thanks all the candidates who nominated for a position on the Board. AILA was fortunate to have eleven people interested in the five available positions.
15 May 2018
AILA Launches WE-EF LIGHTING’s Landscape Architecture After Dark Competition
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the launch of the inaugural WE-EF LIGHTING Landscape Architecture After Dark national competition.
The competition is designed to recognise and celebrate the very best of Australian landscape lighting and calls for entries from AILA registered landscape architects, applicants and graduates. Finalists will be selected by a People’s Choice voting system, followed by an official regional and national winner selection by expert jury.
Jury members will include Linda Corkery FAILA and AILA National President; Nathalie Ward FAILA and Director Lat27; Daniel Firns AILA and Design Director, UDLA; and Peter McLean, Senior Lighting Designer and Founder of Lighting, Art + Science.
All regional winners (regions are NSW/ACT, QLD, VIC/TAS, and SA/WA/NT) will receive a full Festival pass to the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture, including travel and accommodation, and the overall national winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to WE- EF LIGHTING Design and Manufacturing Centre (Bangkok, Thailand) in February 2019.
Wednesday 9 May 2018
Future Street : example to the rest of the world
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Smart Cities Council Australia and New Zealand (SCCANZ) and Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IoTAA) has today released the Future Street position statement and video summary calling on government at all levels to embrace our streets as important public spaces using the principles of the installation that was part of the 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture.
Future Street was a public activation, demonstrating the design concepts and technology for our future public spaces. Transforming a prominent Sydney street and reclaiming it for the people of the city, Future Street sparked ideas about how these spaces could be different and what that means for the community.
Click here to watch the Future Street come to life and the impact it had on those who visited.