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International Federation of Landscape Architects to honour industry professionals

by on Oct 6, 2017 in Architecture , Top Story
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The Hong Kong Tamar Government Complex is recognised in the Cultural and Urban Landscape Category

The Hong Kong Tamar Government Complex is recognised in the Cultural and Urban Landscape Category

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) will host two awards on November 4 in Bangkok in recognition of landscape architecture talents

International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) Asia-Pacific Region is to host its 10th IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture (LA) Awards in conjunction with the inaugural LA Luminary Awards Ceremony on November 4 at the 2017 IFLA Asia Pacific Congress, the first landscape architectural event to focus on the potential for landscape architects within the region, in Bangkok.

The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is bestowed three awards

The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is bestowed three awards

Aiming to create continuous awareness and recognition of landscape architecture as one of the key professions, the awards will honour and recognise the list of professional winners who have played a key role in shaping the environment towards a better future.

A total of 104 project entries from 50 landscape architecture firms from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand was received. The Federation will recognise winners, selected by a two-stage judging process, in nine categories, namely Analysis & Master Planning, Communities, Cultural and Urban Landscape, Infrastructure, Lighting and Night Experience, Nature Conservation, Parks and Open Space, Residential and Skyrise Greenery. A total of 84 awards will be given out.

China's Tianjin Cultural Park is one of the winning Entries from the Cultural and Urban Landscape Category

China’s Tianjin Cultural Park is one of the winning Entries from the Cultural and Urban Landscape Category

The inaugural LA Luminary Awards is IFLA Asia-Pacific's highest honour accorded to its regional luminaries who have contributed to protecting, advocating, enhancing and sustaining the living environment and communities in their profession and regions, as previously announced at the 2017 IFLA Asia Pacific Congress. The Federation received six nominations from three national associations, namely Korea, Singapore and Thailand.

For the list of winners of the IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture Awards, visit here.

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