Landscape Architecture Frontiers: Tracing a terrain. A review

TRACING A TERRAIN: conversations of people and landscape.
Landscapes tell wonderful stories, operating at the intersection of culture and nature. I became interested in Wayanad, a region in southern India, rich in bio-diversity – after reading journalist P. Sainath’s articles on the agricultural crisis there. Back in 2006, there had been a spate of farmers’ suicides in Wayanad, leaving their lives and land in perilous disarray. What began as an inquiry into the effect of this crisis on landless laborers would eventually turn into an exploration of shifting relations between people, their knowledge systems and the environment.
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