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Working Groups

“Under the pandemic, we need to know how much more time do people spend outdoors per day, and the types of things they do, in order to understand a change of demand to open space in cities, quantitatively and qualitatively” 

The threat of the pandemic brought also opportunities for the landscape architectural profession taking the lead to study and to incorporate measures in city development ...

Working Groups

“We would like to receive information regarding COVID-19 and we would like to share the epidemic prevention measures in Taiwan since they run pretty well.”

A crisis might be the turning point. Isolation due to COVID-19 could be an opportunity letting us break the physical boundaries and actualize the ‘without border’ community.”

Working Groups

 “The design education resources can be integrated and distributed to everyone online which will make the design education more equitable and adaptive for our society” 

The global spread of Covid-19 is causing great concern. But it cannot change the general trend of globalization. Upholding the vision of a global community of shared futures, we should support each other and join hands to ...

Working Groups

“We have an opportunity to define a new normal.”

Demand that our countries’ COVID-19 fiscal stimulus packages carefully consider the longterm impact on the ecosystems we are part of; creating resilience to external future shocks like COVID-19, natural disasters, and climate change by decarbonizing our economies to avoid imposing significant stranded asset costs on future generations.

Working Groups

Our profession needs to shift from the act of just ‘greening’ up of urban spaces to incorporating the understanding of ecosystem services in our design – understanding the balance between hard and soft surfaces, encouraging coexistence between humans and biodiversity. In return, we will be able to maximise the use of space and reduce the need of maintenance making landscape spaces more sustainable ...

People Moves

Covid-19 has brought opportunities to tie us together regardless of the physical distances. Singapore-based LA-future (a spin-off group from Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects) and 駐英台-景觀筆記 (Taiwan UK Landscape Architecture Notes) hosted an online hang-out session on 14th August for young LAs to share studio/class projects and learnings from their school-life, spreading across the ...

Planning

Our cities over the past couple of centuries have been shaped by the linear economy. The seemingly endless consumption of resources is raising new urban questions by looking at circular futures.

People Moves

Mr. Ranatunga is an esteemed member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Landscape Architects. In 2002, Mr. Ranatunga attained an individual membership (2002-2009) from the IFLA World Congress held in Riga, Latvia, and was later appointed the first Vice-President and Country Delegate after the SLILA was established in 2009. 

Design

Redland-scape is a landscape architectural design firm based in Bangkok, Thailand that focuses on creating the uniqueness of environments that improve people’s living quality and enhance the green ecosystem.

Planning

As we all await for COVID-19 vaccines and the resolution of this global pandemic, we’ve learned that this crisis has directly caused the outbreak and reflects the imbalanced relationship of human and nature. We cannot wait for any vaccine to cure our environment and protect our future. To heal our world now, we need everyone’s cooperation.