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 and a food court 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 (Tarvel Company, Segex group).
Find her winning garden realized in 2017. (Ajouter lien vers la page des finalistes 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
  • 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).
  • 12.00-12.45pm: Pole Emploi - Unep Partnership: the impact on employment
    by Laurent Simeoni, Pole Emploi and Unep
  • 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 Renaud Pfeffer, 1st vice-president of the Rhône Département, Mayor of Mornant, Daniel Malosse, President of the Syndicat de l’Ouest Lyonnais (SOL) and President of the Vallons du Lyonnais (CCVL) Community of Communes, Sebastien Sperto, Director of the CAUE Rhône Metropolis, Samuel Auray, landscape designer, CAUE Rhône Metropolis A conference organized by the CAUE Rhône Metropole.

  • 2.45-3.45pm: Master Class by Master Gardeners
    by Anne Cabrol (Master Gardener 2017), Sylvère Fournier (Master Gardener 2015) and Luc Echilley (Master Gardener 2013)

Wednesday 4th December
  • 10.00-10.45am Trends for 2020/2021
    Fashions: immersion in the depths of landscaping trends
    by Manuel Rucar, Trend Analyst
  • 11.30am-12.15pm: When the expansion of plants takes precedence over buildings or how to create parks in urban areas
    Example of towns of the Bordeaux Metropolis: Bègles (the inhabited park of Les Seycheries), Mérignac (the 9th park), Bruges (the Ausone park)
    by HORTIS
  • 1.30–2.15pm: Managing and maintaining landscapes for fun and games
    by Adam White, President of the Royal Chartered Landscape Institute in the U.K.
Thursday 5th December
  • 10.00-10.45am: The beauties and scents of plants + projection of images to music
    by photographer Eric Sander and Jean-Claude Ellena, ex-perfumer (“nose”) of Hermès and now consultant.
  • 11.00-11.45am: Nature, parks and gardens: a new way of designing and living in cities
    by UR CAUE and ANDEEV
  • 12.00-12h30: The canopy plan: to protect and develop urban forests
    by Frederic Ségur, Lyon Metropolis
  • 2.00-2.30pm: GardenLab
    by Sylvie Ligny
  • 2.45-3.45pm: The gardener, a source of happiness
    by Philippe Pophillat, philosopher


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