Many landscapes are just perceived as “filling empty areas between buildings, housing developments, highways and urban centres, or being vague sectors capable of managing themselves”. In other words, they are often described as vacant areas with little value, just waiting to be developed, to be rendered useful with some identifiable (mostly economic or functional) functions…
IFLA, 2012

PORTFOLIO NEWS

CANADIAN LANDSCAPE PORTFOLIO INITIATIVE

IS THIS A "DREAMED LANDSCAPE"?

This is certainly a question we could ask ourselves when we are in a space, a place, a "landscape" which perplex us with its pertinence, functionality, workmanship or its intrinsic power...


Kenney Lake, Mount Robson, BC


Whichever characteristic draws your attention towards this place, it is likely worth sharing through the Canadian Landscape Portfolio by using the submission form, or with Instagram - hashtags #clpcanada or #clpifla #clpcanada or #clpifla...

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FINDING OUR DREAMED LANDSCAPES



The quest is on for the landscapes with an appreciation level making those memorable, almost impossible to miss.

As for the first edition - "Significant landscapes" - the sites or places could be designed or mostly natural, urban or rural, popular and visited by crowds or remote and highly personal.

The main difference between the editions is that we are now looking at landscapes that are part of our "dreams"...



SECOND EDITION SUBMISSION PERIOD IS COMING TO AN END, BUT...

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE SECOND EDITION OF THE CANADIAN LANDSCAPE PORTFOLIO IS COMING TO AN END, BUT IT IS STILL TIME TO SUBMIT THOSE LANDSCAPES YOU WANT TO SHARE..



REMEMBER THAT THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28 (AND A LITTLE MORE...). BY PARTICIPATING, YOU WILL ILLUSTRATE HOW ALL LANDSCAPES ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR LIFES...

AND THE SECOND EDITION WAS ALL ABOUT CANADIAN DESIGNED LANDSCAPES



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