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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 2 ‘Song of Forest’

World Ranking No.2Aquascaper: Xue HaiCountry: TAIWANAquascape Title: Song of ForestSize: W150 x D60 x H50 (cm)Evaluation:The Gold Prize winner is from Taiwan, and it gives an impression the layout look like 2010 grand prize winner layout. But what makes this layout attractive is creator’s fussing over details. The ferns and mosses on gloves of each…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 3 ‘Brotherhood’

World Ranking No.3Aquascaper: Dmitriy ParshinCountry: RUSSIAAquascape Title: BrotherhoodSize: W120 x D45 x H45 (cm)Evaluation:The first Silver Prize winner is from Russia, and the layout is an image of Russian forest. In this year’s contest, we received many layout with an image of forest, due to the influence of last year’s grand prize winning layout, but…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 4 ‘Alongside’

World Ranking No.4Aquascaper: Cliff HuiCountry: HONG KONGAquascape Title: AlongsideSize: W120 x D45 x H50 (cm)Evaluation:The second silver winner is from Hong Kong, and his layout gives a good impression of natural feeling and perspective. He combined both stones and driftwood, and expressed a natural feeling by attaching several species of moss on those layout materials,…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 5 ‘Broga’

World Ranking No.5Aquascaper: Fa Loy LeeCountry: MALAYSIAAquascape Title: BrogaSize: W150 x D60 x H45 (cm)Evaluation:The first Bronze winning layout is an Iwagumi layout from Malaysia. Using a panoramic aquarium tank and a large main stone, creator made a layout with a sedately impression. A dark shadow under the overhanging main stone has a heavy impression,…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 6 ‘Unspoilt Scenery’

World Ranking No.6Aquascaper: Koji KogureCountry: JAPANAquascape Title: Unspoilt ScenerySize: W90 x D45 x H45 (cm)Evaluation:The second Bronze Prize winning layout is a mountainous layout from Japan. This type of layout is usually produced by heaping up Ryuoh Stone high for expressing a steep rock mountain, but in this layout the creator expressed a waterfall and…

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