The “Flower Jam” landscape conference will be held on February 7 - 9 at the Aptekarskiy Ogorod Botanical Garden. The theme of the conference will be urban landscape design as a tool for improving the ecology of the metropolis, social climate, physical and psychological health of citizens.
Conference participants will discuss how the global landscape design is changing in the modern world; study the experience of innovative eco-friendly landscape solutions; share their experience in creating projects that effectively improve the living conditions in the city, demanded by the state, municipal and private customers; talk about modern landscape education and ways to popularize this profession.
The headliners of the event will be the leading foreign and Russian professionals:
Andy Sturgeon (Great Britain) - multiple winner of the Chelsea Flower Show, one of the most famous, fashionable and sought-after designers in the UK, chairman of the Expert Council of the "Flower Jam" – 2020 competition;
Humaira Ikram (Great Britain) - garden design course lecturer at the KLC School of Design, London);
Jim Fogarty (Australia) - landscape architect, winner of more than thirty prestigious world awards;
James Hitchmough (Great Britain) - professor, leading specialist in the field of ecological gardening in the UK, head of the department of landscape architecture at the University of Sheffield;
Alessandro Trivelli (Italy) - founder of the SDARCH Trivelli & Associati urban design bureau, a professor of architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan;
Guido Bianchi (Italy) - founder of the lighting design studio Rossi Bianchi lighting design, author of urban lighting projects in Milan;
Peter Fink (Great Britain) - landscape architect, urbanist, winner of numerous international awards;
Matthew Childs (Great Britain) - landscape designer, founder of the Matthew Childs Design studio, multiple winner of the most prestigious garden exhibitions in the world;
Larisa Kanunnikova (Russia) - Deputy Chairman of the Committee for the Urban Improvement of St. Petersburg;
Igor Safiullin (Russia) - Lecturer, Department of Landscape Architecture, Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU);