27-29 Oct 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The 3rd City

Mar 18, 2017 Landscape & Urban

The AILA have announced the program for the 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture from the 12 - 15 October Sydney, Australia.

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Creative Directorate, convened by Prof Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, has announced teh 2017 theme to their Conference – 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. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the International Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties along with public and industry talks, tours, exhibitions, installations and city activations.

Now in its fourth year, the International Festival of Landscape Architecture is designed to position landscape architecture as a leading profession in shaping a better future. Events for the 2017 Festival will be wide ranging and include the International Landscape Architecture Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards, a student program, parties along with public and industry talks, tours, exhibitions, installations and city activations. The Festival will be hosted in Australia’s largest city, Sydney, from 12 – 15 October 2017.

The 2017 Creative Directorate will be convened by Prof Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, with UNSW Built Environment, Landscape Architecture faculty Catherine Evans, Sara Padgett Kjaersgaard and Mike Harris in close collaboration with Mark Tyrrell (TyrrellStudio) and Dr Scott Hawken (UNSW MUDD Program). Prior to her appointment as Dean, Prof Helen Lochhead held a number of influential positions at Sydney Olympic Park Authority, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, and was most recently Deputy NSW Government Architect.

The National Landscape Architecture Awards

www.aila.org.au/the3rdcity

the3rdcity@aila.org.au

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