People are no longer looking for just aesthetics, they also equally have environmental concerns, said Dr Sridevi Rao, honorary president of ISOLA.
HYDERABAD, Feb 5 (The CONNECT) - When mother earth is stressed for resources, the landscape architects are endowed with the power to make choices that can induce some harmony into our living spaces”, said Dr Sridevi Rao, honorary president of Indian Society of Landscape Architects (ISOLA).
“People are no longer looking for just aesthetics, they also equally have environmental concerns which are driving their decisions now,” Dr Rao said announcing the 14th National Conference of the ISOLA which will be held virtually from 13th February 11 to 13. It is Hosted by the Socity’s Hyderabad Chapter.
Over 250 delegates such as landscape Architects, planners, designers and ecologists will participate in the meet with the theme “Unbuilt landscapes”.
A well-planned landscape offers pleasure to the users enhances the neighbourhood and completely transforms the area into a spectacular place. The trend of landscape architecture is catching up in India. The focus of the conference, she said, is on the global perspectives of landscape design responses to the diverse and complex interactions of the built with the unbuilt and the consequences of these interactions.
The inaugural keynote will be delivered by Kotchakorn Voraakhom, Founder and CEO at Landprocess & Porous City Network, Bangkok, a social enterprise that looks to increase urban resilience in Southeast Asia. Voraakhom campaigns for more green space in cities and is a 2018 TED fellow. She has been named one of Thailand's best architects for fostering social change