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allée

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Straight gravel or grass garden-walk, defined by trees or hedges, and usually terminated by an eye-catcher. If the trees or hedges are trained to have their branches meeting overhead, it is...

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Bernard Lassus

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(1929– ).

French landscape-architect. He designed the Parc de la Corderie Royale, Rochefort-sur-Mer, Charente (1982–96), a theme park contiguous to a former naval arsenal. He...

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C. Th. Sørensen

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(1893–1979), Danish landscape architect.

After an apprenticeship at a manor house in Jutland he worked with landscape architect Erik Erstad Jørgensen (1871–1945) and some years...

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canal

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1 Channel, gutter, or pipe to convey any liquid, usually water.

2 Long, narrow, artificially created water-course for the ornamentation of a park, or for...

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carpet bedding

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C19 version of a parterre de broderie in which the areas for planting were filled with low-growing colourful plants: the effect was often somewhat excessive.

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conservatory

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1 Grander and more ornamental version of a glasshouse or greenhouse used for conserving plants, either a detached structure or one joined to a dwelling, heated and kept humid....

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crinkle-crankle

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Garden-wall, usually aligned east–west so that one side faces south, on a plan of elongated S-shaped curves joined in a continuous ribbon or serpentine form that stiffens the wall, enabling...

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Édouard André

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(1840–1911), French garden designer and author associated between 1860 and 1868 with Alphand and Barillet-Deschamps in the landscaping of new parks laid out as part of Haussmann's...

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Erik Glemme

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(1905–59), Swedish designer, chief architect at the design office of the Stockholm parks department (1936–56) for most of the period under the direction of Holger Blom.

Glemme was...

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eyecatcher

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Folly, ruin, temple, or other structure in a landscape, such as a gloriette, drawing the eye to a desired point.

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