Call for Expression of Interest: 2022 Festival Creative Directors

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) is seeking expressions of interest from individuals, practices, schools of landscape architecture, or collaborative teams to take on the role of Creative Director for the 2022 Festival of Landscape Architecture.  The successful Creative Director/s submission will be innovative and inspiring. 


The 2022 Festival of Landscape Architecture will be held in Brisbane Queensland from 13 - 16 October 2022. 

The Festival of Landscape Architecture provides an opportunity for AILA to facilitate valuable exchanges between local and international landscape architects; between speakers and delegates; between practice, industry, education and authorities.

We are seeking Creative Director/s to develop the content and theme for this national event. The Festival has been designed to engage with landscape architects, allied professionals, students, universities, government, the community and public. The events involved in the Festival will be wide ranging and include Welcome Reception, National Landscape Architecture Awards Presentation, Major Public Activations, AILA Annual General Meeting, National Board and Chapter Presidents meeting, a student program, public talks, tours and exhibitions.

The scope of the Creative Director role and responsibilities is primarily focused on the themes, content and style of the Festival and in particular the content of the Conference, with the formal and operational aspects (including fringe events) being the primary focus of the AILA team.

Expression of interest submissions must be received by 12pm AEST Friday 26 November 2021.

Read the Terms of Reference for further details about the role of Creative Director/s and the selection process.

Submission and Requirements

Proposals are sought from individuals or collaborative teams. Interested parties are required to submit the following: 

  • A brief proposal, which  responds to our intended overall theme of ‘Urban Green Infrastructure’. Include suggested speakers, and/or interactive opportunities and a demonstration of working within a collaborative team environment. This should be no more than three A4 pages in length. For more information see: suggested conference framework for conference sessions in preparation for preparing your brief.
  • A one-page CV for each Creative Director outlining background, experience and AILA membership status 
    Proposals need to be submitted via email as a PDF.

AILA accepts no responsibility for not being able to decipher material submitted in other formats. Submissions that do not comply with the above requirements may not be considered. 

Submission Deadline and Enquiries

Expression of interest submissions must be received by 12:00pm AEST Friday 26 November 2021.

All submissions and any enquiries should be addressed to: 
Georgina Scriha, AILA Events and Partners Manager
[email protected] | 0402 719 519

Submission Deadlines and Enquires

Expression of interest submissions must be received by 12pm AEST Friday 26 November 2021. For further details about the role of Creative Director/s please refer to the Creative Committee Terms of Reference on the Committee page.

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