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Landscape Architects Without Border team in IFLA Asia Pacific Region and JLAU would like to inform you that we have donated 548,000 Japanese Yen to Mr. Ambassador Suka to support people in the Kingdom of Tonga.

Also, we have delivered relief supplies worth 4,500,000 Japanese Yen to the country.

Japan Landscape Union has been provided landscape skills for disaster reconstruction and natural ...

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The National University of Singapore’s Landscape Architecture programme is a core programme of Asia’s premier school of design and the built environment. Starting from the inception of the Master of Landscape Architecture in 2009, NUS Landscape Architecture has grown to also offer the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in 2020, marking an exciting milestone for tertiary-level landscape ...

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Aaron Yu is a Registered Landscape Architect in Hong Kong and a professional member of the HKILA (The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects). He graduated from the University of Sheffield with Class One Honours in Landscape Architecture with Ecology and has completed a Master of Landscape Architecture degree that has enhanced his design and research skills. He was President of the ...

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IFLA APR award is reinvigorating the record of interviewing jurors and is accepting applications from interested candidates. We highly encourage landscape architecture faculties from around the region, at IFLA accredited programs, to nominate qualified academic administrators from their schools as volunteers.

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“Design professionals have no choice but to learn to adapt and adopt, and try to create new designs that answer to new requirements.”

I think it is about balance. In the past, balance probably means balancing between budget and cost. Now I think it is more about balancing our needs and nature’s needs. We do not live alone on this planet. We have to learn how to live with nature and other ...

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“More than ever, Landscape Architects are very much relevant as we adapt to the challenges.”

The profession is required to redefine what public spaces are, recalibrate their function,
sustain them for public wellness and social bridging, and redesign them to accommodate the requirements of our public. The profession is likewise challenged to rethink how to make business set-up more fluid ...

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“Now it is our time”

“There is a risk in the rush to restart the economy that climate and environmental concerns are forgotten in a race to restore the status quo. I’d like to think that Landscape Architects will play a more influential role in defining a future that has increased emphasis on resilience, community, local economies, the public realm, and the environment. As James Corner famously ...

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Can our landscape design overcome the pandemic?

From now on, landscape architects need to provide aesthetics of space that can persuade
scientists and policymakers. Landscape architects should be more innovative to provide new design methods and systems that can integrate science into the realm of art. There has always been a gap between the landscape of art and the landscape of numbers ...

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We see a reverse migration happening now. In India, people are moving from cities to rural areas. Government authorities should recognize this trend and plan towards sustainable rural development which could ease the pressure on Indian cities. Public Open Spaces shall become the focus of the Public Health Policy with a cross-disciplinary collaboration leading to healing spaces, at the local ...