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DUTCH LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT DIRK SIJMONS

PROLOGUE : IFLA

02/

DIRK SIJMONS WINS IFLA JELLICOE PRIZE
DIRK SIJMONS DÉCROCHE LE PRIX JELLICOE
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WHEN DIRK SIJMONS delivered his
keynote address at the Montreal
World Summit for Design in October
2017, it was clear to LP's Guest Editors
Jean Landry and Pierre Bouchard that
we needed to pay attention to the
game-changing ideas of the Dutch
landscape architect who had just been
honoured with the IFLA's prestigious
2017 IFLA - Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.
Happily, Dirk Sijmons agreed to share
his address with our readers. See our
excerpt, page 29.
For its biennial prize, the IFLA honours
those few who have "redefined the
profession, its borders, its strategy
and its position." "Sijmons must
be seen as a landscape urbanist
avant la letter," wrote the IFLA
jurists. In the work he has done over
decades, together with his firm
H+N+S, he "strongly contributed
to an emancipation of landscape
architecture in the Netherlands
and abroad...His entire discourse
speaks about processes, operation,
engineering solutions." These acts,
he argues, are part of the design
domain - a domain in which Landscape
Architecture can proudly take the lead,
"putting forward an understanding of
the big scale, of processes over time
and of the interdisciplinary nature of
urban processes."
> Read "The Triad of Landscape
Architecture" on page 29

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LORSQUE DIRK SIJMONS a prononcé
son discours d'ouverture au Sommet
mondial du design de Montréal en
octobre 2017, il était clair pour les
rédacteurs invités de LP, Jean Landry
et Pierre Bouchard, que nous devions
prêter attention aux idées novatrices
de l'architecte paysagiste hollandais
qui venait d'être honoré par le
prestigieux prix Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe
2017 de l'IFLA. Heureusement, Dirk
Sijmons a accepté de partager son
allocution avec nos lecteurs. Voir notre
extraite en LP+.
Pour son prix biennal, l'IFLA honore
ceux qui ont « redéfini la profession,
ses frontières, sa stratégie et sa
position. Sijmons doit être considéré
comme un urbaniste du paysage avant
la lettre », écrivent les jurés de l'IFLA.
Dans le travail qu'il a accompli au fil
des décennies, en collaboration avec
son cabinet H+N+S, il a « fortement
contribué à l'émancipation de
l'architecture paysagère aux Pays-Bas
et à l'étranger...Tout son discours porte
sur les processus, le fonctionnement,
les solutions techniques ». Ces
actes, affirme-t-il, font partie du
domaine du design - domaine dans
lequel l'architecture paysagère peut
fièrement prendre les devants, » en
proposant une compréhension de la
grande échelle, des processus inscrits
dans la durée et de l'interdisciplinarité
des processus urbains ».
> LP+ Voir « La triade de l'architecture
de paysage »

IFLA

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION
OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

03/

20 JOIN IFLA'S NEW
ADVISORY CIRCLE
DIANE MENZIES
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THE IFLA ADVISORY CIRCLE is the new
landscape group on the block. The Circle,
which was established in 2017, met for
the first time at the IFLA World Council
meeting in October, which was held
in conjunction with the World Design
Summit in Montreal. The Advisory Circle
is composed of thought leaders with
landscape expertise who will quickly
respond to issues affecting landscapes
as they arise, providing advice both for
the media and for the IFLA policy makers.
Dr. Diane Menzies, who chairs the group,
says the Circle also has a monitoring
role, and would welcome knowledgeable
volunteers who are not LAs. Five of the
Circle's members, which now number
20, conducted a panel discussion at the
Summit, entitled Resilient Territories and
Societies, in which panellists explored
the global future from an optimistic
perspective. "As designers of landscapes,"
they explained, "we must turn our attention
toward what is possible."
The Panel, moderated by IFLA President
Kathryn Moore, included presentations
from Damian Holmes (Editor, World
Landscape Architecture, Australia); Hall
Moggridge (United Kingdom), Diane
Menzies (New Zealand), Sandra Fischer
(University of Washington) and Daniel
Roehr (UBC).
DR. DIANE MENZIES is a Past President and
Honorary Member of the IFLA, and a Life
Member and Past President of the New Zealand
Institute of Landscape Architects. Her ancestral
links are to Ngāti Kahungunu.
drdhmenzies@ark.co.nz
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Spring 2018

To Begin With
Our Writers
Upfront
Essay
THE TRIAD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
CHANGZHI WETLAND PARK
AFTER THE DESIGNERS LEAVE THE ROOM
YOU CAN ONLY DESIGN A RIVER ONCE
CONVERSATION
A “PUF” OF INSPIRATION: TOWARD NET ZERO NEIGHBOURHOODS
THE TOUGH GET GOING ON THE WAY TO TRANSFORMATION
THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION: A STORY ONLY THE LANDSCAPE CAN TELL
INTERVIEW
CRITIQUE
PARTING SHOT | UNE DERNIÈRE SALVE
Landscapes - Spring 2018 - Intro
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - To Begin With
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - THE TRIAD OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - CHANGZHI WETLAND PARK
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - AFTER THE DESIGNERS LEAVE THE ROOM
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - YOU CAN ONLY DESIGN A RIVER ONCE
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - CONVERSATION
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - A “PUF” OF INSPIRATION: TOWARD NET ZERO NEIGHBOURHOODS
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - THE TOUGH GET GOING ON THE WAY TO TRANSFORMATION
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - THE HALIFAX EXPLOSION: A STORY ONLY THE LANDSCAPE CAN TELL
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - INTERVIEW
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Landscapes - Spring 2018 - CRITIQUE
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