Läänemere maade maastikuarhitektide ühine virtuaalseminar 18.12.2020

07. detsember 2020

Continuous Professional Development in Landscape Architecture
Session 1, 2020 Fall 

Friday December 18, 2020 13.00 – 16.00 EET
Place: Zoom link will be sent to the participants after their registration.                                       

13:00–13:10 Welcome. CPD-LA reawaken goal and ambitions. Gintaras Stauskis LT moderator, Indra Purs LV, Teele Nigola EE, Przemysław Kowalski PL

13:10-13:40 Interaction between Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

13:40-14:10  Green Infrastructure – the ultimate tool for sustainable urban development PRZEMYSLAW KOWALSKI Krakow Poland SAK

14:10-14:20 Fitness break

14:20-14:50 Green Deal in Landscape Architecture.
INDRA PURS Jelgava Latvia LAAL

14:50-15:20 Is Planning Wind Turbines in the Landscape a Green Deal?

15.20-15.50 Circular Economy solutions in green infrastructure. Tampere Case.

15:50-16:30  Discussion. Closing.

Vaiva Deveikienė is a landscape architect graduated in 1985 from the Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania. She received a degree of Doctor of Ph. at VILNIUS TECH in 2019. She is Head of the Urban Landscape Division at the Department of the Chief Architect of Vilnius City Municipality. V. Deveikienė is past president and a Board member of the Lithuanian Association of Landscape Architects. She is researcher at the Department of Urbanism, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. Her research interest includes sustainable urban and landscape planning, the heritage of landscape architecture, urban public space. Contact: vaivadeveikiene@gmail.com

Przemysław Kowalski is a gardener and active landscape architect, researcher and academic teacher at Cracow University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. Professional interests include urban green infrastructure development. Recently turns towards the use of indigenous plant species in landscape design, with several projects already under construction. Contact: Pmkowal@interia.pl

Indra Purs is a freelance Latvian researcher in landscape architecture. She completed her doctoral studies in 2012. She gained Professional Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture and Planning in 2009, Master of Social Sciences in Business Administration in 1999 and Bachelor of Economy in Financial Management in 1997. She is a Board member of the Latvian Association of Landscape Architects and Board member of Urban Institute. In recent years, she has been working on legitimacy of landscape architecture discipline and has been an expert and curator of architecture and construction awards. She is a Latvian delegate in the International Federation of Landscape Architects where she is involved in working with European Policies. Contact: Indra_purs@inbox.lv

Teele Nigola is a landscape architect and spatial planner in engineering company Kobras AS, Estonia. She completed her studies on the master level in 2014 and gained Bachelor degree in Landscape Architecture in 2007. She was a board member of the Estonian Landscape Architects’ Union from 2011 until 2017 and the delegate for International Federation of Landscape Architects from 2014 until now. In the recent years, she has been active in consulting different local governments concerning the process of general planning. Contact: teele@kobras.ee

Anna Levonmaa is a landscape architect working for the City of Tampere, Finland since 2015. She is responsible of the detail planning process and design of the green areas and public spaces in the centre of the city as well as in the new city part Hiedanranta. She completed her Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the Helsinki University of Technology in 2009. She has been on the board of Finnish Association of Landscape Architects in different roles and for the past 5 years as an international delegate. Contact: anna.levonmaa@tampere.fi

Make sure the session is a success:

Register before 11:00 EET, December 18, 2020: https://forms.gle/oWTw9N4wDjTQ68e19

Make sure internet connection is strong enough and stable;

Make sure to have a quiet place, dedicate the adequate time;

Participation is free of charge for the registered participants.

National associations will issue certificates to the participants who actively take part in the event. The event language is English; 

National contact:

Gintaras Stauskis in Lithuania Gintaras.stauskis@vgtu.lt

Indra Purs in Latvia Indra_purs@inbox.lv

Teele Nigola in Estonia Teele@kobras.ee

Przemysław Kowalski in Poland Pmkowal@interia.pl

Anna Levonmaa in Finland anna.levonmaa@tampere.fi