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B.A. Breen

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(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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Technical University of Denmark

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Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark, built 1959–74, designed by Eva (b. 1914) and Nils Koppel (b. 1916), as a large campus covering a quarter of a square kilometre. Edith and Ole Nørgård ...

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Ohinetahi

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Bank's Peninsula, Christchurch, New Zealand, is a garden where plants, design, and style combine to make a place of quality. Sir Miles Warren (b. 1929), the owner, is a distinguished ...

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Fernando Caruncho

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(b. 1957).

The contemporary private garden is enjoying a considerable revival in Spain in the 21st century, a phenomenon due almost entirely to the impact of the Spanish-born,...

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Caerhays Castle

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Near Gorran, Cornwall, England, is a Gothic castellated building, built for J. B. Trevanion c.1808 to the designs of John Nash. It occupies a magnificent position, at the head of ...

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Perelle family

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A family of French artists whose drawings, paintings, and engravings of French 17th-century gardens are a valuable record of their appearance. Gabriel Perelle (1595–1677) had two sons,...

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Luz, Hans

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(b. 1926), German landscape architect and professor born in Stuttgart. His father Karl Luz was a garden architect from a family of wine-growers and gardeners. After the war he was ...

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Århus Concert Hall Park

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Århus, Denmark. Sven Hansen's park around the Concert Hall, built 1979–82 by architects Kjær (b. 1924) and Richter (1925–98), consists of two grass-covered plateaux linked by a terraced...

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Gilles Clément

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(b. 1943), French garden designer and author trained at the École Nationale Supérieure du Paysage at Versailles, graduating in 1969.

In a series of influential books he has set...

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Beth Chatto

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(b. 1923), English author, gardener, and nurserywoman who made her garden and nursery in Essex, Beth Chatto Gardens, a mecca for gardeners seeking good plants and an understanding of how to...

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Southern University Denmark in Odense

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Denmark. The university, built from 1969 by architects Knud Holscher (b. 1930) with Krohn & Hartvig Rasmussen and landscape architect Jørgen Vesterholt, is situated in a rural area...

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