Mikel Landa, born in 1965 in the Basque Country, first studied architecture and urban planning, a doctorate in the same field and now teaches at the University of Navarra. He is a leading specialist for restoration of historic timber structures; among other things, he headed up a Foundation to maintain the centuries-old salt workss of Añana near Bilbao, laureated with the Europa Nostra Award in 2015, and the origin of Landa's interest for traditional salt production.
Since the 1980s, dedicated to the self-taught and the photography
Luke Duggleby was born in northern England in 1977. After studying photography in the UK, he moved first to China and later to Bangkok, where he has lived for ten years.
His award-winning work has been published in leading media such as National Geographic, New York Times, Forbes and TIME magazine. His book about Tibet was published in 2009 in Italy.
THE WHOLE WORLD IS SALT
The history of salt springs from the intersection of biology and commerce
Mark Kurlansky, born in 1948, is an american journalist and writer. His work is also dedicated to the world of food and includes Cod, published in 1997 and Salt a world history in 2002, both books are among his bestsellers.
Man cannot live without salt. However, it depends on the salt dose.
Dr. Adelheid Müller-Lissner, born in 1952 and based in Berlin, she is is a medicine and science specialized journalist and author of books.
FROM MYTH TO METHOD
Human inventiveness in the pursuit of producing salt and its influence in landscape
Dr. Mikel Landa
THE TRUE SALT OF LIFE
The salt has always been the subject of philosophy and her daughter, the Gastrosophie
Prof. Dr. Harald Lemke, born in 1965, ist a philosopher and cultural theorist in hamburg. He has researched and published about ethics in nutrition and Gastrosophie and is director the International Gastrosophie Forum in Saafelden, Austria.
THE PETRIFIED SALT FROM THE SEAS
Wie sich Salzlagerstätten bilden, verbreiten und aufbauen
Dr. Jörg Hammer, born in 1958, he is geologist and leads the workspace „Geology of the barriers and host rocks“ at the Institute for Geosciences and Natural resources (BRG) in Hannover.
Dr. Michael Schramm, born in 1962, is also a Geologist at the BRG in the „Geology of the barriers and host rocks“.
The future of living heritage through respect to their cultural values
Alazne Ochandiano is an architect, partner of the architecture workshop Landa-Ochandiano arquitectos and member of the ICOMOS International Wood Comitee and the International Scientific Comitee for Cultural Landscapes.
Mónica Luengo is an art historian and landscape architect and former President of the International Comitee for Historic Gardens and Cultural Landscapes ICOMOS-IFLA.
Mikel Landa – Luke Duggleby
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