CONFERENCE THEME: HEALTH AND VITALITY – CREATING APPROPRIATE CITIES & TOWNS IN AFRICA
CONTEXT – APPROPRIATE CITIES – HEALTH – VITALITY
Join us for an Online Virtual Conference with main topics in a single stream for all disciplines, then split into two streams with keynote addresses, 2-3 brief presentations by panel members, with debate, discussion and declaration of intent as final combined sessions. As President of The Institute for Landscape Architecture in South Africa (ILASA), I am excited to invite you to a joint conference in partnership with the Urban Design Institute of South Africa (UDISA) and International Federation of Landscape Architects IFLA Africa, with Corobrik as our valued primary sponsor to be held as a virtual online event on the 15 and 16 of October 2020.
With Climate Change being taken now as a given fact, how do Landscape Architects and Urban Designers respond to these localised challenges, co-create resilient, healthy and vital urban places and cities, with Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation measures as cornerstones of advocacy, local policy, and actions?
Symbiosis or Conflict – the relationship between natural ecology and urban ecology;
Landscape Architecture and Urban Design in an African Context: Regression;
Regeneration or Transformation of African cities towns and the rural countryside.