International Landscape Day of Council of Europe marked in Belgrade, Serbia
On the occasion of the International Landscape Day of Council of Europe, 20 October, the exhibition of students’ projects, under the title “Landscape and Education” was organised by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Forestry, in cooperation with the Ministry for Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia, and with the presence of the representatives of Serbian Association of Landscape Architects. Exhibition puts forward the process of gaining knowledge about planning, design, protection and management of landscapes, with a goal of promotion the higher education programmes dealing with those topics. The intention was to demonstrate the necessity of learning how to read and interpret the values of landscape character in order to deal responsively regarding the landscape protection and planning. Those knowledges represent the significant segment of landscape architecture filed of work, as the profession which still seeks its place in the contemporary society, especially in the developing countries.
Photos by Sandra Mitrović