46th IFLA WORLD CONGRESS - Call for Submission

We are inviting practitioners, academics and students, to discuss, critique, and demonstrate how through a variety of mediums and a potential mediation of design disciplines we can reconsider contemporary ideas of landscape functions as green-infrastructure.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Environment, Landscape
Country Brasil
Registration Deadline 31 January 2009 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 31 January 2009 (via Online)
Eligibility All

Description
We are seeking submissions of experimental and innovative design projects and critiques, research, written and photographic essays, digital animations or film.
Selected speakers will address the audience with a 20 minute presentation on their designs related to the following session categories:
1. Green Infrastructure Design,
2. Green-Infrastructure for New Developments,
3. Recovering with Green Infrastructure,
4. New role of the Landscape.
Within these categories, the themes to be discussed must raise issues on integrating environmental, social and economical aspects of sustainability.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
At least one of the authors will be registered to attend and speak in the Congress.
Selected speakers and some other contributors will be invited to deliver a final digital paper of 2000-2500 words with illustrations for digital publication later on.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A presentation with clear illustrations, either as slides in PowerPoint or videos
An abstract of 6000 characters
At least one out of 4 illustrations, which might be photos, graphics, or anything (in a jpg format 400kb)

Language
Portuguese, English or Spanish

Timetable
Announcement of selected submissions: 31st March 2009
Registration of selected authors at the Congress: 30st April 2009
Sending of the selected submissions: 31st July 2009

Organizer
IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) and the Brazilian Society of Landscape Architects Organization Committee (ABAP)

Official Website
http://www.46ifla2009.com.br/en/index_en.php