Strategies for a land without a landscape | Bas Smets | TEDxGhent

Every year, Bas Smets and his team of architects design one private garden, numerous landscapes and many public places from Ingelmunster to Paris. In Belgium, he is on a mission. According to Bas, Flanders has no landscape. At least no landscape that gives structure to our scenery. Starting from natural elements that are already present, Bas Smets tries to reconcile Spanish haciendas with bicycle paths next to canals.

Engineer-architect and landscape designer

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