LAND, Landscape Architecture Nature Development is a design practice for landscape architecture, established in 1990 in Milan by Andreas Kipar and Giovanni Sala. We combine research and an interdisciplinary approach as the base of our working practice.
Our staff is made up by a highly multidisciplinary range of creative professionals: Landscape architects, agronomists, naturalists, environmental engineers, urban planners, designers and architects.
Devoted from the very beginning to Urban and Territorial planning LAND Group has developed landscape large-scale planning visions for several Italian cities. Looking for a dialectic integration between architecture and urban planning, the practice has pioneered and developed many projects of brownfield sites recovery such in Naples, Turin, Venice, Milan and Rome. Over the last years, the practice commitment has focused also on territorial scale planning, developing several strategic Masterplans for regions such as Rhur Valley, Brianza, Carso and Emilia-Romagna in Italy.
Since 2007 LAND has started a process of expansion through the establishment of LAND Milano, LAND Sardegna and LAND Roma, a collaborative network of professional teams which team up with KLA Kiparlandschaftsarchitekten, the Duisburg-based studio founded in 1985 and operating in Italy and Germany since then. Today the Group boasts a team of proven experience with innovative technical and scientific expertise which results in high-quality design.
Since 2000 the LAND Group has adopted a system of adequate Security Policy, the Quality Management System UNI EN ISO 9001:2008, as stated by Legislative Decree 81/08 and its following implementation. The Quality system provides guidance to its public and private clients on feasibility issues and implementation plan, from concept design phase all the way to building and construction management.