Bas Smets makes a game of it. He gives and shows the structure of its design layer by laye, therefor every step and every decision taken seems obvious and rational.
The landscape is a battlefield of interests. Everyone projects their own intentions or desires.
Apart from a few exceptions, we are visiting mostly urban or neighborhood gardens that fit perfectly with their surroundings and which have mostly old plantation.
In their poetic designs for landscapes, parks, urban squares in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and England they leave the traditional patterns behind and they introduced new contemporary typologies.
A combination of contemporary architecture, late-19th century architecture and attention to landscape and garden design
A gardentrip in the surroundings of Bruges, where five gardens are visited. Very diverse gardens in mood, scale, character, structure, architecture.
Visiting recidences by architect Arthur De Geyter and gardens by landscape architect Paul De Roose in Sint-Andries, Zedelgem, Jabbeke, Marke, Aalbeke, Tiegem and Waregem.
Denmark is a country with an exceptionally high architectural culture. An architectural culture that can be described as a “lesson in humility.”
The Japanese garden is a concrete and accurate representation of the fundamental relationship between Man and Nature. The garden is a feast for the eyes. The eye perceives and recognizes certain signs.
A series of dazzling slides by Piet Bekaert and with commentary by Arend Jan Van Der Horst give us a picture of several gardens in Belgium and abroad.