Monty Don’s Around the World in 80 Gardens

MA student, Aaron Carpenter, takes on Monty Don with pleasant surprise. I was recently sent the Around the World in 80 Gardens BBC series by Monty Don as a birthday present, and instantly thought thanks mum more unwanted gifts I will never get around to using. But started watching it in the background whilst working on uni work, and very quickly retracted my initial thoughts. Monty … Continue reading Monty Don’s Around the World in 80 Gardens

Gilles Clement, Entropy by Design and Matthew Gandy

If you haven’t read it already, check out the paper by geographer Matthew Gandy about Gilles Clément’s project in Lille. The paper, Entropy by Design, explores the Parc Henri Matisse in Lille by Clément – the renowned French designer, landscape architect, ecologist and philosopher. Once you have read the paper, and if you happen to be in New York in October, Gilles Clément presents ‘The Planetary Garden: Paris … Continue reading Gilles Clement, Entropy by Design and Matthew Gandy