Tasting the Landscape is the title for the 53rd International IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) Congress to be held from 20-22 April in Torino,
With the theme of Tasting the organizers will give attention to the sensorial dimension of a place, to slowness as a value, and to the emotional and perceptive
aspects of design and landscape. Tasting also refers to discovery, to investigating, to understand and to evaluate and re-elaborate'.
The congress will be structured according to four specific lines of investigation: Shared Landscapes (food), Connected Landscapes (sustainability and economy), Layered Landscapes (Innovative
strategies) and Inspiring Landscapes (social function).
The congress offers a long list of key note speakers such as Pierre Donadieu, Imma Jansana, Carlo Petrini, Fabrizo Cembalo Sambiase, Christian Dobrick , Saskia Sassen, Kongjian Yu, Henri
Bava, Luige Latini, Paolo Matthiae, Udo Weilacher, Jordi Bellmunt, Lynn Kinnear, Raffaele Milani and Paolo Villa.
A Student design competition also is part of the programme.