Comments on the HOAI Amendment Ordinance. bdla positions itself.
On 7 August 2020, the Federal Ministry of Economics presented a draft ordinance amending the Fee Regulations for Architects and Engineers (HOAI Amendment Ordinance). This had become necessary after the European Court of Justice ruled in its judgment of 4 July 2019 that the mandatory minimum and maximum fee rates of the HOAI are not compatible with the EU Services Directive.
Press releases · 24. August 2020
bdla membership directory with updated information on the professional association
It's here again, the annual Landscape Architects' Handbook published in August by the Association of German Landscape Architects.
Press releases · 24. August 2020
Economic stimulus and future package with far-reaching effects for landscape architecture
In view of the negative economic effects of the Corona pandemic, the Bundestag passed an economic stimulus and future package with a volume of 130 billion euros on 2 July 2020. Many measures are welcome, such as the additional strengthening of climate protection and economic support for companies and municipalities.
Press releases · 03. July 2020
bdla: Effects on the culture of participation in planning projects must be carefully examined
On 29 May 2020, the "Act to ensure proper planning and approval procedures during the COVID 19 pandemic" came into force. For the bdla, Dr. Lutz Krahnefeld, Köchling explains
Press releases · 02. June 2020
Planning and construction industry proposes four-point plan
In a four-point plan "Economic stimulation through innovation and building culture", 21 associations of the planning and construction industry, including the Association of German Landscape Architects bdla, have summarised their proposals for politicians to overcome the Corona crisis. On 26 May 2020, representatives of the Federal Chamber of Architects (BAK) and the Federal Foundation for Building Culture presented the plan to Anne Katrin Bohle, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Building and the Homeland.
Press releases · 27. May 2020
The Bundesverband Garten-, Landschafts- und Sportplatzbau e.V. (BGL), the Association of German Landscape Architects (bdla), the Association of German Nurseries (BdB) e.V. and the Central Horticultural Association (Zentralverband Gartenbau e.V.). (ZVG), together with the environmental umbrella organisation Deutscher Naturschutzring (DNR), are calling for an effective funding programme for municipal green spaces.
Press releases · 20. May 2020
Ingeborg Paland is leaving. Mario Kahl new federal managing director as of 1 May 2020.
Ingeborg Paland, the long-time federal managing director of the bdla, is leaving office after a serious illness. The lawyer had successfully led the association for over 28 years. The executive committee expressed its thanks and appreciation for her great services to the professional association of landscape architects, the profession and the representation towards politics and in numerous association committees.
On 1 May 2020, Dipl.-Ing. Mario Kahl took over the position of Federal Managing Director at the Association of German Landscape Architects in Berlin. The appointment was made by the bdla presidium.
Press releases · 04. May 2020
Recognition of the services rendered to landscape architecture by the board of the Allianz Environmental Foundation
In recognition of his outstanding services to landscape architecture and the profession, the Association of German Landscape Architects has awarded Dr. Lutz Spandau, board member of the Allianz Environmental Foundation, with honorary bdla membership. The honor was bestowed by resolution of the bdla advisory board.
Press releases · 28. April 2020
Video presentation with Dr. Sebastian Schattenfroh, legal advisor of the bdla
The Corona virus is keeping the world in suspense. Social life is at a standstill, and the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic are increasingly being felt in the economy. In the construction industry, in addition to liquidity bottlenecks on the part of clients and contractors, there could be difficulties in particular with material deliveries or manpower due to quarantine measures. Contractually agreed deadlines cannot be met. What legal consequences can these disruptions in the construction process have?
Press releases · 31. March 2020
Third Parliamentary Evening of the four green industry associations on 10 March 2020 in Berlin
Press releases · 11. March 2020