Michael White (Made Wijaya)
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More than 600 gardens later, Wijaya is a world renowned tropical garden designer whose company, P.T. Wijaya Tribwana International, has a 500–strong team of artisans and "garden commandos," as he calls them. He travels between his Bali base and Singapore, India, Spain, Morocco, Hawaii, Australia and Mexico to weave his magic.
A recognized authority on tropical gardens and South East Asian architecture, he has published five books, The Complete Stranger in Paradise; Balinese Architecture: Towards an Encyclopaedia; Tropical Garden Design (Archipelago Press and Wijaya Words, 1999); At Home in Bali (Abbeville Press, 2000); and Architecture of Bali – A Source Book of Traditional and Modern Forms (Archipelago Press and Wijaya Words, 2002). He also contributed to Tropical Asian Style and was the main author of a pocket guidebook to Bali.
His signature column "Stranger in Paradise–Diary of an expatriate in Bali” at (www.strangerinparadise.com) and Hello Bali monthly magazine and Jakarta Post for trightly) and "Poleng" magazine and as well are much loved across the land
Made Wijaya passed away on 28 August 2016.https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwWwiI_UtuLDgPfSMhKXL8w