Early bird bookings close June 30 - visit the ALC website now to reserve your place at a great price!
Ken Smith (New York) - is a puzzle, what on earth does he think he is up to? Is he a landscape architect or an installation artist? A public servant or provocateur? An elite gardener or a populist? (he is) ..all of these things
Juan Grimm (Chile) - came to our 2005 conference and was met with rapturous applause. As he says, it is a constant search for perfection, which I have only found in Nature.
Aniket Bhagwat (India) - is the son of Prabhakar B. Bhagwat, founder of Landscape India, who was largely responsible for establishing the profession of Landscape Architecture in India in the 1950’s. Aniket believes that design values cannot be cloned or appropriated, but have to be created.
Raymond Jungles (Florida and the Caribbean) - says the great designer needs a passion for what you do and being good at what you do but it is also being true to what you feel should be done… and, you need to know about the plants, birds and local peoples…
Louisa Jones (Provence) - hails from Canada but fell in love with France as a student in the late 1960's. Since then, Louisa has published over thirty books on Mediterranean gardens with a special focus on Provence. This led to a huge interest in these gardens and their associated lifestyle.
Toshio Watanabe (Japan) - is a distinguished art historian studying how art of different places and cultures intermingle and affect each other. He is Director of the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN) at the University of the Arts London.
Paul Bangay - is a Melbourne designer who graduated from Burnley College in 1985 and developed a reputation for formal gardens with strong architectural designs with clear influences form Italian, French and Spanish sources. (with award winning garden photographer Simon Griffiths)
Anne Latreille – unveiling her new release Garden Voices, examining the work, lives and messages of selected Australian landscape designers, past and present.
With the quality of speakers an absolute priority, the conference enjoys a reputation for unparalleled excellence within the landscape design and horticultural spheres. It represents a unique opportunity to learn from the experts, witness current global design trends and facilitates networking among industry colleagues and allied professionals from throughout Australia and New Zealand.
For online registration and further information regarding speakers, garden tour, conference program and workshops visit the website www.landscapeconference.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org (Ph: 03 9804 8915 or Mob: 0438 182 801)