4 possible applications of virtual reality for landscape architecture

Réalité virtuelle paysagisme

If 3D design software is common in landscape architecture, the use of virtual reality is still in its infancy. However, far from being confined to video game, it has been adopted in a host of sectors. Taking as a starting point initiatives that already exist, Paysalia imagines what virtual reality could bring to landscapers in the years to come… Continue reading…

Choosing the right natural stone when creating a green space

Choisir pierre naturelle pour un espace vert

As good indoors as out, landscapers and interior decorators find everything they need in natural stone! But like plants, several factors have to be considered when choosing the right stone for designing green spaces. To help you with your choice we asked landscape architect Sophie Labouré who designed the Paysalia and Rocalia 2017 visit preparation center for some technical advice. Continue reading…

Landscape planning and public health: working together for a brighter future

Landscape planning and public health

Green spaces, parks, urban walks – all of these are important parts of a healthy, happy life in our big cities. But behind France’s beautiful public gardens and forests lies an uncomfortable reality: the use of pesticides, nearly all of which are extremely harmful. Despite recent French legislation aimed at reducing the use of pesticides, finding a balance between urban greenery and public health still proves complicated. Pascal Goubier, Assistant Manager of Lyon’s Public Parks and Gardens and Hortis expert, explains why. Continue reading…