Landscape Architects from all Europe get together in Lisbon
International Federation of Landscape Architects –
IFLA – Europe, Annual General Assembly 2015 – October 16th to 18th
Landscape Architects National
Associations, represented by their presidents and delegates, from 34 European
Countries, had their Annual General Assembly - IFLA Europe - in 2015, October
16th to 18th, in Lisbon – Portugal, under the theme:“LANDSCAPE ARCHETYPES, Lessons for the Future”,
during three days. Work was organized in one first day with an open public
conference, a second day of intensive meetings and a third day of an award
ceremony. The event was organized by the Portuguese Landscape Architects
Association “APAP – Associação Portuguesa dos Arquitectos Paisagistas”. The
theme “Landscape Archetypes” intend to explore traditional and typical ways of
constructing social sustainable landscapes that can be seen as good examples to
inspire our future.
first day conference joined 130 persons to listen 9 presentations from
Portuguese, Spanish, Slovak, and German speakers. The event took place in the
Independency Palace in Lisbon city center.
second day started with a “pecha kucha” event where the delegates, from the 34
European participants in the IFLA Europe General Assembly, presented their own
countries “LANDSCAPE ARCHETYPES, Lessons for the Future”, that can be seen in:http://www.youarelive.pt/live.
In theIFLA Europe General Assembly 50
persons were present.
In the third day Gonçalo
Ribeiro Telles (one of the firths Portuguese Landscape Architects, and the
Winner of Sir Geoffrey Gellicoe price in 2013), Margarida Cancela d’Abreu
(Portuguese Landscape Architect, founder of the Portuguese Landscape Architects
Association,and Portuguese delegate for many years in the IFLA – Europe), and Fritz
Auweck (from theGerman National Association) were nominee honorary members from IFLA – Europe, in
recognition for their work. In this ceremony IFLA – Europe assigned the award
“IFLA Europe Award 2015” to UNESCO World Heritage Center.
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