The Dublin Report. Tim Richardson, that prolific writer, at some point had literally dug out a lot of design firms across the globe to find place in his book "Futurescape – Designers for tomorrow’s outdoor spaces" (Thames & Hudson-2011) He then in 2013, recommended to the organizers that they invite us to speak at the Australian Landscape Conference; and that's where we saw the country, the magnificent Cranbourne Botanical Garden (http://www.landscapeindia.net/a-taj-mahal-of-a-landscape/); met the temperamental but extremely knowledgeable Warwick Forge who organizes the conference, his family, made friends with the brilliant Juan Grimm from Chile  (http://www.landscapeindia.net/the-magic-of-juan-grimm/), and the greatest gain;  meeting the tough, blunt, and wonderful writer Louisa Jones,(http://www.louisajones.fr/)from Provence who since has almost become family; an emotion I imagine she will permit us  even if grudgingly, and also whose divine…
A thin strip , edges  South America on its western edge. It is like a line etched on the edge of a mammoth land mass, nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountain. Amongst many others, the Easter Islands belong to this country, and also parts of the Antarctica. Its northern edge has deserts rich in copper, the centre with agricultural resources, the south with forests, lakes and volcanoes. This is Chile. The landscape is stunning, surreal , poetic and can make great art blush. I  saw it for the first time , a couple of weeks back. On a large screen, sometimes accompanied by soulful music, a landscape architect from Chile, revealed its magic. He struggled with English, but it did not matter, since the passion in his…
Australian Landscape Conference 2013 20th – 23rd September 2013 in Melbourne, Australia DESIGN FOR THE FUTURE: Models from the Old World, Challenges for the New SPEAKERS • ANIKET BHAGWAT from India • JUAN GRIMM from Chile • LOUISA JONES from France • RAYMOND JUNGLES from USA Florida • KEN SMITH from USA New York • TOSHIO WATANABE from Japan and Britain • PAUL BANGAY & SIMON GRIFFITHS from Australia • ANNE LATREILLE from Australia • PETER WATTS from Australia Lectures By Aniket Bhagwat 21st Sept, 2013, Saturday - Million Gardens from an old country 22nd Sept, 2013, Sunday - For 1.20 billion people - Garden tales from India To see more: www.landscapeconference.com
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