Place du Village

The Place du Village, a place of life, exchange and sharing

Just like the meeting place of the citizens, the Paysalia’s Place du village (aka Square Village) will offer moments of relaxation and pleasure to the visitors and exhibitors of the show. The space will welcome you with a bowling alley, a coffee, a bookstore conducive to moments of conviviality before sharing in the Agora about many issues of landscape in our society. A new way to discover the 5 gardens of the Carré des Jardiniers contest, whose 2017 theme is also Place du Village.

This unusual place will be staged by Anne Cabrol, Master Gardener 2017, in collaboration with GL events.
TERIDEAL will carry out the landscaping with the support of the students and teachers of the Sainte-Consorce MFR.
Find her winning garden realized in 2017.

Place du Village Agora Conference Program, Hall 4.2

Program of Place du Village's conferences:

WARNING : programs are subject to change by organizors.
All conferences of the Forum Paysalia will be translate in english.

Tuesday 3rd December
  • 10.00-10.45am: Warm up to work in shape !
    Come and test the exercises offered by the MSA Ain-Rhône, MSA Alpes du Nord, and MSA Ardèche Drôme Loire 
    Animated by Opti'Mouv!
  • 11.00-11.45am: The impact of transitory gardens
    All over the world, garden contests attract more and more visitors who come to understand the power of nature through the gardening events
    by Andrew Fisher Tomlin, Chartered Horticulturist, Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers and Director of the London College of Garden Design based in the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew (Certified Horticulturist, Member of the Company of Garden Designers, Director of the London College of Garden Design based in the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew). In partnership with The Landscape Show.
    by Noemi Petit, Carré des Jardiniers Contest.
    by Chantal Colleu-Dumond, Director of Domaine and Festival international des jardins of Chaumont-sur-Loire
  • 12.00-12.45pm: Pole Emploi - Unep Partnership: the impact on employment
    by Laurent Simeoni, Pole Emploi 
    by Cécile Gueux, Pôle Emploi 
    by Camélia Ressier, Pôle Emploi
    by Delphine Clerc-Gessay, OCAPIAT
    by Emilie Garnaud, TERIDEAL
    by Catherine Metral, GEIQ Service Emploi Paysage director
  • 2.00-2.30pm: Landscaping for a territorial project
    Presentation of the “Hills and Slopes of the Lyon Region” notebook (Editions CAUE Rhône Metropolis).
    Talks by the elected officials involved in the approach and accompanied by CAUE Rhône Metropole
    by Christiane Agarrat, vice-presidente of the Rhône Département, vice-presidente of CAUE Rhône Métropole
    by Renaud Pfeffer, 1st vice-president of the Rhône Département, Mayor of Mornant,
    by Daniel Malosse, President of the Syndicat de l’Ouest Lyonnais (SOL) and President of the Vallons du Lyonnais (CCVL) Community of Communes,
    by Sebastien Sperto, Director of the CAUE Rhône Metropolis,
    by Samuel Auray, landscape designer, CAUE Rhône Metropolis
    A conference organized by the CAUE Rhône Metropole.

  • 2.45-3.30pm: Master Class by Master Gardeners
    by Anne Cabrol (Master Gardener 2017), Sylvère Fournier (Master Gardener 2015) and Luc Echilley (Master Gardener 2013)

  • 3:30-4:00pm: "Minerals & Plants. Two visions of gardens". Book by Jean Mus and Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
    Talk by Jean Mus and signing session.
    For several decades, Jean Mus has created parks and gardens near the Mediterranean and all over the world.
    Whether it be the intimacy of a walled garden or the majesty of a vast domain, he is driven by the same enthusiasm and passion, using his know-how to create magic, environmentally-friendly, spaces dedicated to beauty and sensuality.

Wednesday 4th December
  • 9.30-9.45an: Warm up to work in shape !
    Come and test the exercises offered by the MSA Ain-Rhône, MSA Alpes du Nord, and MSA Ardèche Drôme Loire 
    Animated by Opti'Mouv!
  • 10.00-10.45am Trends for 2020/2021
    Fashions: immersion in the depths of landscaping trends
    by Manuel Rucar, Trend Analyst CHLOROSPHERE
    by Marvin Laurent, Landscaper and fundator of Atmos'Vert
    From landscaping to the choice of materials, plants and accessories, the needs and aspirations of owners are changing. Discover what your corporate, business and private customers will want tomorrow.
    A specialist in the art of outdoor living, the trend consultancy CHLOROSPHERE will review the international and societal influences which will impact your markets in the coming seasons.
    Society has given birth to a new and increasingly vocal generation and your customers’ wants are impacted by their age. To illustrate this phenomenon our guest, landscape designer and founder of Atmos'Vert Marvin will explain what he has observed. With 80,000 followers on his Youtube channels, he presents his projects in dynamic, youthful, videos, sometimes showing several million views on the Internet. How does he manage to render our business so desirable to new customers coming of age? You can get the answer exclusively at PAYSALIA, check out the trends for 2021 and start preparing your orders, customer presentations and sales promotions to meet the challenges of tomorrow.  
  • 11.30am-12.15pm: When the expansion of plants takes precedence over urban densification or how to create parks in urban areas
    Example of towns of the Bordeaux Metropolis: Bègles (the inhabited park of Les Seycheries), Mérignac (the fox's park), Bruges (the Ausone park)
    by Jean-Etienne Surlève-Bazeille and Paul Trouillot, from Bègles City Hall
    by Bernadette Cendrès and Dominique Pilon, from Bruges City Hall
    by Marie Recalde, from Mérignac City Hall
    by Stéphanie Jude from Bordeaux Métropole
    by Elisabeth Fournier, Hortis Vice President
  • 1.00–1.45pm: Reconnecting families with nature through play 
    The UNICEF Child Friendly Cities and Communities is a worldwide programme to help nations and administrations put the needs and rights of children and young people at the heart of decision-making. 
    The initiative is about valuing all children, protecting the most vulnerable and allowing children to flourish so they can engage actively in their communities.
    In 2008 Adam established Davies White Ltd with fellow landscape architect Andrée Davies. 
    Together they have won two RHS Gold Medals, two RHS People’s Choice Awards and an RHS Best in Show award. 
    During 2019 they have worked with the RHS and HRH the Duchess of Cambridge to create four nature inspired gardens which have received international attention. 
    Adam writes a monthly column for Pro Landscaper and is co-author of Nature Play: Managing Playful Landscapes.
    During his talk he will share his experience of creating playful landscapes and gardens through genuine community engagement. 
    Using case study projects he will bust many of the myths around risk in play and share examples of how good quality design can reduce maintenance headaches.  
    He will also give an insight into the work the Landscape institute is doing in the UK to encourage the next generation to #chooselandscape as a career. 
    by Adam White, President of the Royal Chartered Landscape Institute in the U.K. and Chartered Landscape architect
    In partnership with The Landscape Show.
Thursday 5th December
  • 9.30-9.45an: Warm up to work in shape !
    Come and test the exercises offered by the MSA Ain-Rhône, MSA Alpes du Nord, and MSA Ardèche Drôme Loire 
    Animated by Opti'Mouv!
  • 10.00-10.45am: The beauties and scents of plants 
    by Jean-Claude Ellena, Director of the creation of perfumes of the "Couvent des Minimes", with the screening of the films "La minute de beauté" realised by the photographer Eric Sander 
  • 11.00-11.45am: Nature, parks and gardens: a new way of designing and living in cities
    by Florence Fombonne-Rouvier, CAUE Savoie director
    by Michel Astier, CAUE Puy-de-Dôme director
    by Philippe Cochet, Caluire et Cuire mayor, and ANDEEV president
  • 12.00-12h30: The canopy plan: to protect and develop urban forests

    The Canopy Plan intensifies the development of surfaces shaded by trees in Greater Lyon. It applies everywhere in every field and with every partner to fight heat pockets with a wide range of solutions including the albedo (solar reflection capacity) of materials, the presence of water, permeable surfaces and vegetation, based on the fact that trees have the greatest potential for cooling.
    by Frederic Ségur, Lyon Metropole and Anaïs Prével, "Agence d’Urbanisme"

  • 2.00-2.30pm: The Place of the water in the gardens
    The art of gardens is inseparable from the direction of water. Sometimes mirror, sometimes movement, sometimes murmur and source of biodiversity, each of its states inspires landscaping. Climate change is accompanied by a water distribution that fluctuates at the rate of violent weather, how to think about rain gardens that adapt our habitats to these evolutions?
    by Sylvie Ligny, GardenLab


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