Remembering Prof Shaheer

This year end, ISOLA (Indian Society of Landscape Architects) Delhi Chapter is paying a tribute to Professor M. Shaheer through 2 events at his cherished project sites.

Following the event at the Sanskriti Kendra, Anandgram, Delhi, we are pleased to announce the second event, a visit to the Soka Bodhi Tree Garden, at Khurd Bilaspur, Off NH-8, Near Manesar, Haryana on Saturday, 17th of December, 2016.

This will be a wonderful opportunity for us to understand the philosophy of Buddhism as applied in the Garden which has been designed by Professor Shaheer.
Travel to the venue will be by Bus. This excursion (8am-5pm) will have the following:

• Short talk on the Garden and its philosophy, presented by Suneet Mohindru & Kavita Jain

• Walks around the main areas of the garden.

• Opportunities to explore the agrarian landscapes.

• Informal sketching session guided by Mahafuj Ali.

• Tea, Packed lunch

Participation is by registration only. Invite is open to all ISOLA members, their families and select invitees (Max 3 invitees per member) and to students of M.L.Arch
Participation cost is Rs. 1200/- ( Rs 600/- children and M.LArch students) . Details attached below.

Please do RSVP to confirm your attendance mentioning the names of your guests via email to rsvpevents.isoladelhichapte giving the details of payment as outlined.

Contact persons: Sujata Hingorani & Nidhi Madan

Join us on this trip. Explore this beautiful garden and understand how it reflects the spiritual philosophy of Buddhism.

Registration is by first come first serve basis. Hurry! 7 more days to go and Only 15 seats left!!!
We are going to share the bus route very soon to participants who have already registered.


Remembering Prof Shaheer

Professor Mohammad Shaheer left behind an enormous legacy for the landscape profession in India; his huge body of work will always exemplify the very best in landscape design, his writings are enduring and his inheritance continues through the many students taught by him.

This November and December, ISOLA (Indian Society of Landscape Architects) Delhi Chapter is paying a tribute to Professor M.Shaheer through a series of events at his cherished project sites.

REMEMBERING PROF.SHAHEER: A tribute is the first event at the Sanskriti Kala Kendra, Anandgram, New Delhi.

The event will begin with a talk by Dr. Priyaleen Singh on “Culture, Tradition, and Contemporary Indian Landscape Design: Mohammad Shaheer” at Sanskriti Kendra Auditorium.

This will be followed by a Walk around Sanskriti Kendra followed by a short visual presentation on Professor Shaheer.

Please do RSVP to confirm your attendance via email to


Conference Registration

Registrations for the 12th ISOLA Annual Conference 2017 “CHANGING CLIMATES: EVOLVING LANDSCAPES” at Kala Academy, Panjim, Goa on January 21st (Friday) & 22nd (Saturday), 2016

Early Bird Registration opens on October 4th, 2016!

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For further information on the conference, visit us at:
Twitter: @isolaconference

See you in Goa!


Delhi Chapter Walk Series

The Delhi Chapter Walk Series 2016-17 (the third series) has begun with its first walk on October 1st, 2016, Saturday at the Aravalli Biodiversity Park to catch up with its nascent flora currently in bloom, with returningwalk leader, environmentalist Vijay Dhasmana.

The next walk is scheduled for November and the series will continue through March 2017.