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  • ready for a new challenge?

    20 décembre 2007 ( #portugal 2008 )

    LANDSCAPE AMBASSADOR 2008 MONTEMOR-O-NOVO - PORTUGAL 6 - 20 January WELCOME TO THE 2008 LANDSCAPE AMBASSADOR!!! I am Helena Menezes, member fo the 2008LA organization from the University of Évora, together with Prof. Teresa Pinto-Correia. The Landscape...

  • An exercise to prepare the seminar

    21 décembre 2007 ( #portugal 2008 )

    landscape representations are very complex to understand, especially for people coming from different countries and having different education background. In order to better know how each participant think about the landscape, we have conceived a funny...

  • J-4

    02 novembre 2005 ( #daily events )

    Last meeting to prepare the arrival of the students. Stephanie and Catarina are discussing about the best way to discover the countryside. A visit to the archives administration has permit us to collect a lot of old postcards and maps. Professor Serge...

  • J2 : exercises on the field

    08 novembre 2005 ( #daily events )

    This afternoon, we went in the fielf to apply three methods using the landscape first exercise: using photograps to answer questions about aour feeling and opinion about the landscape second exercise : trying to draw in the field a 3 D diagram third one...

  • J4 : Running for the methodology

    10 novembre 2005 ( #daily events )

    After long discussions, everybody considered that a new visit on the field had to be done to define better where focussing the work and why. While a part of the group was crossing the valley from the top to the bottom or from South to North, West to East,...

  • second week

    25 novembre 2005 ( #daily events )

    With less than one week, it was really a great deal to meat people, to analyse the landscape and it’s changes and to prepare a presentation well organised, rich enough and pleasant to follow. Four groups worked in the same time, focussed on different...

  • J12 : the final presentation

    25 novembre 2005 ( #daily events )

    A mad day, started with some anxiety and many things to finish. Sylvie printed some posters that presented in pictures a questionnaire asked to each student about his landscape preferences. The 3 D model, 1.8m*0.6 m has been installed in the public room...

  • J1

    03 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    The travel Starting from so many points in Europe, the travel hasn’t have the same aspect for everybody. 3 portuguese arrived in Italy the first but found some difficulties to acess the place After a long time, we recover them in Kopper. The 3 other Portuguese...

  • J2: on the starting blocks

    06 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    After a consistant beakfirst First presentation of the aims of the seminar by Janez Pirnat and the local context of Dragonja valley. Then we all leave the place to discover the landscapes. Nice weather, nice views, and a great complexity that we will...

  • J3: first practical work

    06 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    How it is possible to exchange feelings about the landscape when nobody has the same culture, the same background, the same language. That is why before stating the discussions with inhabitants, we have planned to learn a little about ourselves. First...

  • European friendship

    09 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    After a hard work in the morning in order to continue our study on the Dragonja valley landscape, students had a free afternoon to enjoy the Istria region and its productions. This type of work with European students is very interesting to share our knowledge....

  • Who is our great photographer???

    09 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    Anne-Marie Filaire’s photographic work is of a documentary nature in that it demonstrates the attitude of a maker of documentaries. Her interest in the evolution of spaces is seen in her work with the French Ministry of Environment and later in Israel-Palestine,...

  • Landscape Ambassador on the radio

    09 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    LANDSCAPE AMBASSADOR ON AIR Thursday evening we were invited by Alberto PUCER, a radio speaker from a regional Slovenian Radio Station to explain the work of "Landscape Ambassador". After an introduction by a Slovenian student, Breda, each representative...

  • First presentation

    11 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    (travel to the place) night we all met at the old school of Truske and the group of Slovenian students presented everybody's work to an assembly of about 15 locals. The presentation seemed to have pleased the local poeple, because they felt support in...

  • The official presentation

    18 novembre 2006 ( #daily events )

    a great great moment! Monday the 13th was a great day. After ten days studying the Dragonia valley’s landscapes, it was time to present our conclusions, from a more scientific point of view after the first presentation in front of the locals. We had the...

  • starting again

    23 octobre 2007 ( #daily events )

    After a long period without any news, the process is running again. Firstly, we are preparing the next seminar in PortugalSecondly, we are now trying to disseminate the concept with other colleagues. expériences start next month from ENITA to Switzerland...

  • My "blind" landscape experience

    10 novembre 2005 ( #feelings and opinions )

    AET agronomist descriptor Julien COQUILLOU Drawers: Stephane, Anne-emmanuelle, Pierre-Yves, Michaël Descriptor Observations I made a very technical description dividing the landscape in 4 plans. I began with the background following with closer and closer...

  • crossing the border

    06 novembre 2006 ( #feelings and opinions )

    This morning, some students of the group studying the entire valley (Julia, Paolo, Polona, Delphine, Christelle), with Alexandre the teacher from Bordeaux and Anne-Marie, the photographer, wanted to visit the south-east part of the Valley, which is in...

  • first feelings

    06 novembre 2006 ( #feelings and opinions )

    D3 Saturday 4th of November In the first part of the day, we defined how the study area will be divided. The professors wanted to divide in six parts and all the groups would have to work on the same scale. The Bordeaux students proposed us to divide...

  • The way of working

    18 novembre 2006 ( #feelings and opinions )

    During the seminar, we have experimented a specific way of teaching based on learning by doing. The case study wasn’t an illustration of theories but the key to establish connexions between disciplines. By locating the students in front of a reality,...

  • Landscape ambassador seminary : how does it run?

    02 novembre 2005 ( #ideas and debates )

    During a first experimentation maid in France in 2004, we noticed that the students have been very motivated because they had to work for locals that had an actual demand. Locals have been enthusiastic and very proud to be the subject of interest of foreign...

  • "la derive des continents"

    08 novembre 2006 ( #ideas and debates )

    Dragonia river flows along the border of Croatia. The left side is in Croatia, the right in Slovenia. In a first overview, it doesn’t seam to be so important. Same landforms, same vegetation, a river flow that have been moved recently and several roads...

  • J3 : travelling to Valais region

    07 novembre 2007 ( #Swiszerland2007 )

    After two days dedicated to this first approach, Bordeaux and Enita students are impatient to join the meeting point. As you see on the photos below, Lydie and Philippe who manage the enita group are discussing about the best way for traveling. At the...

  • Day 0 : arriving to Montemor

    07 janvier 2008 ( #portugal 2008 )

    Joining one point coming from several part of Europe is not necessary an easy thing , specially in winter. That seams to be an evidence but when you are concerned by it, it is not so funny. Storm of snow in Sweden, icy rain in Hungary have modified a...

  • Day 1 : discovering the context with farmers

    07 janvier 2008 ( #portugal 2008 )

    First of all, we have to present you the great supervisor Teresa who has prepared the program with her colleagues And the staff composed of ancient “landscape ambassador students” A little presentation of the main aims of the seminar and we took the bus...

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