May 2017 

Welcome to the CSLA's New Website

This week, the CSLA launched its upgraded website. This website is one of the CSLA's most important communications tools, and we hope you will enjoy the new features.  

CSLA CC Position Paper (1)_Page_1.jpgCSLA Adopts a Revised Climate Change Position Paper

The CSLA believes that to ensure a prosperous future within a changing climate we must create a society which has:

  • an enhanced capacity for resilience,
  • a willingness to transform to a better state, and
  • a commitment to ensuring the long-term sustainability of environments, cultures and well-being.

CLICK HERE to learn more...

CSLA Calls for Nominations for Recognition Awards

Do you know of someone who deserves to be nominated for a CSLA Recognition Award? These awards include:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Schwabenbauer Award (for service to the CSLA)
  • Teaching Award
  • Emerging Professional Award

The deadline is June 15th, 2017. CLICK HERE to nominate a colleague

wds_newsletter_en_03.png2017 World Design Congress and Summit - IFLA, CSLA, AAPQ and the World

The World Design Summit, to be held in October 16th to 19th, 2017 at Montréal's Palais des congrès, will assemble 4,500 delegates from 80 countries, representing six disciplines: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design and Urban Planning.

CLICK HERE to learn about the keynote speakers, read the provisional program and to register for the event

The early bird registration rate will be available until May 26th, 2017. Please use the following code when registering to obtain the early bird rate: IFLA2017EBEXT
NEW! CSLA + LACF Student Travel and Registration Bursary Deadline is 15 June 2017

CSLA and LACF are joining forces to encourage students to attend the CSLA Congress 2017 organised in conjunction with the WORLD DESIGN SUMMIT, in Montreal, from October 16-20. A travel bursaries and registration tickets will be offered to students via the CSLA + LACF Student Bursary Program. CLICK HERE to download the application form

Call for Contributions for LANDSCAPES|PAYSAGES Winter Issue

The winter 2017 issue of LANDSCAPES| PAYSAGES explores the notion of the “novel” as seen through the articulation of landscape invention.

With a rich history of collaboration among professions, Landscape Architecture has engaged with novel means of site surveying, data acquisition, diversity studies, planning techniques and a myriad of other inventive ideas that have evolved the field of study, to the present.

In this issue of LANDSCAPES | PAYSAGES, we want to house inventive ideas and techniques, from the past, the present – and the future.  What novel techniques are being implemented in your daily practice? What inventions will have an impact on the trajectory of the practice of Landscape Architecture? What novel approaches to Landscape Architecture never materialized? Learn more...

IFLA Student Design Competition

The CSLA and the AAPQ are hosting the 2017 IFLA Student Design Competition during the 2017 World Design Summit and Congress. All landscape architecture students are invited to participate.

CLICK HERE to download the Student Design Competition Brief

Cdn Landscape Standard Cover ENG.pngThe Canadian Landscape Standard Will Now Include the Nursery Stock Standard

Based on the highly successful British Columbia Landscape Standard, the CLS is a single, authoritative resource for landscape construction projects across Canada. If you have purchased the CLS, you will receive a revised copy which includes the Nursery Stock Standard.

CLICK HERE to learn more...

The MIT Press Offers CSLA Members a Generous Discount

The MIT Press is offering CSLA members a 30% discount on all titles in the landscape architecture list ordered directly from their website at https://mitpress.mit.edu/. The discount code is MCSLA30 - it can be used more than once and for multiple titles, is good for both print and e-editions, and will not expire. Learn more about John R. Stilgoe's What is Landscape?

CSLA Members Save Insurance Costs Through Mumby Insurance Inc.

Mumby's disability insurance plan is much more affordable than other plans and members benefit from up to 60% off on group home and auto. Learn more...