I would try that source for Descombes. To tell you the true, I am not so good memorizing names of designers. I have some books that shown great-innovative projects. But I do not spend so much time acknowledging the author's name. So maybe I have seen some of those designer's work that you kindly mentioned to me. But thanks for those names, as soon as I get a chance today, I would research some of their work.
Indeed you were so lucky with the Murase chance you got. :) I am thinking to apply for an internship on the north west coast, to have a chance of explore some of his work and also, some others sustainable landscape applications I am into.
Coming from the tropic, I feel also attracted to lush places. There are two designers from Australia that I also like, at least two that have been published and therefore are more known. Jamie Durie and Diarmuid Gavin.
Hello Steven, I am so glad you share my inspirational people. I tried to find some examples from Georges Descombes, but just found one project with 2 pictures. His biography sounds quite interesting, however I would like to see more of his work to see how all his deep ideas resulted. Do you know any site with more pics?
There is another landscape architect that I really admires, is more avant .. He is Claude Cormier...check it out and I would like to 'hear' your impresion.
Glad to be counted as one of your friends. I have had a quick look at your website and first impressions are very good indeed, I will return and study it in detail later today.
Best regards, Hugh
Throughout history—with the exception of the great Olmsted, of course—it seems that landscape architects seldom find their way into the design spotlight. Lurking in the shadows of a project's sources, the portion of folks…