Conceptual Gardens Around the World - Slide Show
Pushing the boundaries of gardening, artists along with designers, horticulturists, and architects create conceptual gardens and installations in France, Canada and California while highlighting the ecological balance of their inspiration.
Cesar Gourdon and Amélie Busin, La Jetee, (the Pier) 2013
Voir les sons, entendre les couleurs (See sounds, hear colors) by Julie Aviron, Jérôme Levallard, Alice Gounet and Sarah Schrader
Ken Smith, A Ditch with A View, 2011 is an exploration of the designer’s trick of ‘borrowed views’
Nicholas Croft and Michaela MacLeod, Pink Punch, 2013 is a play on the traditional wrapping used to protect trees from the elements.
Claude Cormier, Le jardins de bâtons bleus, 2000, 2009-13 is an ode to the garden’s famous Himalayan blue poppies
ATK Engineering, Bryophta Technologies and students from Harvard Graduate School of Design, Surface Deep, 2011-13
Hal Ingberg, Réflexions colorées, 2003-13 a reflective courtyard the challenges the viewer’s perceptions of the forest
An overview of Suzanne Biaggi’s Ecology of Place for Phil Biaggi
A sculptural tree by Regan Gentry inspired by native California Buckeye (Aesculus californica)
Biaggi’s rusted wire grapevines
Grape vines and resting places
Wetland plants and a winding runnel through the garden