NOT IN MY BACKYARD: 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture is taking place in Canberra in October 2016 with the main activities from 27 – 30 October at some of Australia’s most iconic venues including the National Gallery, the National Museum of Australia and the National Arboretum.
Curated by Festival Creative Director Richard Weller (USA), the program will include the IFLA Asia Pacific Congress, Short Film Competition, National Conference, National Landscape Architecture Awards and a host of public and industry tours, exhibitions, city activations, screenings and talks.
The NOT IN MY BACKYARD Conference argues that the major dynamics of the 21st century; global urbanisation and climate change are landscape architectural in nature; they are interrelated issues that landscape architects can and must address with both scientific knowledge and artistic imagination.
The conference examines this proposition with specific regard to the Australasian region and does so through 7 themes: 7 themes; New Views, New Natures, New Cities, New Stories, New Signs, New Techniques and New Practices. A great line-up of speakers is also being organised.
At the same time that AILA celebrates its 50th year (1966-2016), the International Commission on Stratigraphy will formally announce the dawn of the Anthropocene: A new era in which the Earth’s systems are determined by human activity.
The International Festival of Landscape Architecture celebrates 50 years of AILA and marks the beginning of a new Era.
With the 2015 Festival of Landscape Architecture selling out, be sure you secure your spot for this historic event! Early bird tickets close on 30 June 2016
Details on curators, program and tickets now available at www.aila.org.au/notinmybackyard