Design

Paris Parks: A Celebration of Winter Structure

March 25, 2014
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A Garden Labyrinth Becomes a Pathway to Healing

January 24, 2014
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Their beauty and eternal promise of growth and rejuvenation have made gardens natural spots for healing and reflection. For this special garden, healing became the primary focus. It was created for a couple who were mourning over the loss of their son, and needed a place where they could heal and meditate.

Let Relics Tell A Story

December 30, 2013
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The folly was invented to build "new" ruins into 18th century English landscape gardens. Copies of Roman temples and tumbled castle walls brought romance of the ancient world into the modern one. This same idea can bring a sense of history or perhaps just a feel for the ancient to new landscapes as well.

Spotlight: The Life of a Flower in the Rose Parade

December 29, 2013
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Watched by millions each year, the Tournament of Roses Parade, held in Pasadena, Calif., is a New Year's Day tradition for many. Celebrating its 125th anniversary, the parade has evolved from the quaint flower-decorated horses and buggies of 1890 to today's elaborate floats featuring high-tech computerized animation and exotic natural materials from around the world. Because the flowers that cover the floats will only live a few days, decorating must be completed in record time.

 

Where Trees Grow Through the Ceiling in Singapore

January 11, 2013
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A grove of trees in the kitchen, a two-story fern wall in the living room, and moss-covered pebble paths in the bedrooms—even in a wilderness glen, the Elok House would be remarkable.

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