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01/19/2020
CSLA Bulletin – January 2020

In
this issue of the bulletin:

  • read the CSLA’s letter to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • make a submission to the Awards of Excellence

and more…

Read the CSLA Bulletin

01/19/2020
CSLA Congress – Calgary AB

Support the CSLA-AALA Congress and Meet Our Delegates at the Trade Show!
 
The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) in partnership with the Alberta Association of Landscape Architects (AALA) is pleased to announce the 2020 Congress Invitation to Sponsors and Exhibitors.
 
The Congress is the premier networking and educational event for the growing Canadian landscape architecture profession. The event brings together major decision-makers from Canada’s landscape architecture profession, including landscape architects from private practices, educational facilities, municipalities, government ministries and agencies. The Congress provides a rare opportunity to engage with a cross-section of industry leaders.
 
Space at the Trade Show is Filling Up Fast!
 
We invite you to join us for the 2020 Trade Show or to participate as a 2020 Congress Sponsor to increase your company profile and remind our design professionals about quality services, new and innovative products, and leading-edge technology that can be used by landscape architects in their offices and projects.
 
Learn more here…

01/19/2020
CSLA 2020 College of Fellows – Call for Nominations

It’s time once again to honour the best of our profession by electing them to the College of Fellows!

Induction to the College of Fellows is the highest honour the Society bestows on its members. Candidates for Fellowship may be nominated by individuals through the President of their CSLA component association. 

The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2020.

CLICK HERE to find out more about the College of Fellows Call for Nominations

12/20/2019
All the Best for the Season!

The Board of Directors of APALA would like to wish all of our members a happy, safe and relaxing holiday season. All the best for a successful 2020.

12/20/2019
BEAA Screening Events – Advocacy Grant 2019

The screening events for City Dreamers by
Building Equity in Architecture Atlantic (BEAA) were successfully held earlier
this fall.  

BEAA received an APALA Advocacy Grant to hold the screenings of a film that
profiles four groundbreaking female architects, urban designers, and landscape
architects working in the mid-twentieth century, including Denise Scott-Brown,
Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemko van Ginkel, and Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, the
Vancouver-based landscape architect and one of the first women to graduate from
Harvard with a degree in landscape architecture.

You may read the event summary here

12/20/2019
CSLA Bulletin – December 2019

In this issue of the bulletin, read the newest issue of LP magazine and exclusive online content.

11/28/2019
LACF News

Click here for the latest from the LACF.

11/28/2019
News from the CSLA

Click here for the latest news from the CSLA.

11/14/2019
Call for nominations for the Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture

The Governor General’s Medal in Landscape Architecture (GGMLA) is  the highest honour bestowed on a landscape architect by the CSLA. The medal is intended to honour exceptional landscape architects whose lifetime achievements and contributions to the profession have had a unique and lasting impact on Canadian society.

The deadline to submit a nomination is March 27, 2020.

Download the nomination guidelines and form…

11/14/2019
CSLA-AALA Congress Call for Abstracts – deadline extended to November 27th, 2019

The Essence of Time: A Speculative Reflection on Landscape Architecture
 
Landscape architecture has been forged by the challenges and opportunities presented by changing cultural and ecological needs of our world. Our profession is defined by our motivations and ideas in responding to these needs. What if we’re wrong?
 
The 2020 Congress is a call to arms for critical reflection and speculation.

  • How will our responses to our present challenges be viewed in the future?
  • Are we thinking big enough?
  • Are we doing enough to address rapid societal and environmental change?
  • Are driverless cars the answer?
  • How should reconciliation affect the foundations of our profession?
  • What are the building materials of the future?

Talk to us about your motivations and your
critical thoughts. Where have we failed and succeeded? Push the profession.
Invigorate our practice. Lead us to a better future.

The extended deadline is November 27th, 2019.

Download the Call for Abstracts

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