From the EFLA general assembly 2009

EFLAThis years EFLA (European Foundation for Landscape Architecture) celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Three students from ELASA Guntis Ratkevics (Latvia) Thilo Grassmann (Germany) Johannes Richter (Germany) participated at the EFLA meeting held in Bruxelles from 20th to 22nd of November 2009 to represent the ELASA, strengthen the contact between students and professionals and keep ELASA up to date about what’s going on in European landscape architecture.

At the Meeting of the Committee and Working Groups we joint the meeting of the Educational Committee (EC) and held a presentation about ELASA. We pointed out, that we want to improve the contact of students and professionals. Almost all of the committees members know ELASA and many have participated there themselves.

In order to strengthen our connection with professionals in field, we made some suggestions what ELASA (all of us, students in LA) could do, and here are some:

  • Program of students interviewing professionals
  • Publish on the EFLA newsletter
  • Get involved in the Le:Notre
  • EFLA will support us finding professional speakers for our meetings

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