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Kamelia Zaal

Paradise Gained

Abu Dhabi 2020, 

Zaal has been working in the landscape design industry for more than 15 years. In 2006 she established Second Nature Landscapes and began work on Al Barari – the UAE’s most distinguished, luxurious and sustainable residential development. Her work won her three awards. In 2015, she became the first ever Arab landscape designer to participate at RHS Chelsea Flower Show where she won a silver gilt medal. In 2016 she won a silver gilt at the Gardening World Cup. She discusses how she has used her garden designs to promote tolerance and to educate others about Islam and culture in the UAE.

Chaired by Amandeep Bhangu.