Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The profession of landscape architect in Latin America has not been developed to the same degree as in European countries and the USA. Academic programmes on this special field in Latin-American universities are relatively new and thin on the ground. That’s to say, the landscape architect in Latin America tends to be an architect who’s received a training in this field through his own experience and thanks to an attitude that sees, utilises and recreates the landscape as an aesthetic and cultural means of expression. Latinscapes tries to display an attitude common to various countries: that of landscape understood as raw material, as a search procedure for successfully defining a group portrait made up of different faces that have certain common origins and histories.