2017 Congress of the World Design Summit

On behalf of IFLA, CSLA Announces the Winners of the 2017 IFLA Student Design Competition

Friday, October 20th, 2017 - Today, the IFLA and CSLA announce the winners of the 2017 IFLA Student Design Competition.

1st Place – IFLA Group Han Prize for Student Landscape Architecture $3,500 US

“Global Energy Landscapes: evolutionary process of infrastructures in new territories. The Patagonia case.”
Tomas Esteban Pont Apostolo, Stefano Romagnoli, Juan Cruz Serafini

Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Design, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
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2nd Place – IFLA Zvi Miller Prize $2,500 US

“The Gold Hope”
Liang He, Moyan Shi

School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing Forestry University, China (submitting university), Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
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3rd Place – CSLA Merit Award $1,000 US

“Home for Mithi”
Wei He, Xi Zhang, Yuxin Ti, Shaocong Xu, Lulu Xing

School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing Forestry University, China
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The CSLA and the LACF would like to thank MAGLIN Site Furniture for supporting the CSLA Awards Gala and the LACF's grants and scholarships programs!


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The 2017 IFLA, CSLA and AAPQ Congress of the World Design Summit was held in Montréal, Québec, October 16-19, 2017.

The themes of the Congress were:

  • design for participation
  • design for earth
  • design for beauty
  • design for sale?
  • design for transformation
  • design for extremes.

2017 CSLA-AAPQ Planning Committee

Pierre Bouchard (Chair)
Michelle Legault, CSLA Executive Director
Bernard Bigras, AAPQ Executive Director
Isabelle Giasson, AAPQ President
Vincent Asselin, CSLA President

Committee Chairs

Program (scientific) Committee: Paula Meijerink, Ron Williams & Raquel Penalosa
Communications Committee: Wendy Graham
Special Events Committee: Jean Landry
Marketing|Expo Commitee: Michelle Legault & Pierre Bouchard

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