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Garden design is pushing the boundaries of the hedge and its role in the modern-day garden. 
Emotion and restraint weave through Andrea Cochran's well-edited landscapes—a look at some of the landscapes that she has designed, as well as our exclusive (and extensive) Q&A with Cochran.
“Garden design in Turkey is waking up from 50 years of sleep,” says Turkish garden historian and designer Gürsan Ergil. “It is a baby in the crawling stage. But people are starting to think about reintroducing nature in their lives, and I am doing my best to help.” We take a look at some of Ergil's pieces and landscape designs.
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Artist Robert Irwin designed the gardens at Dia:Beacon and the result is a beautiful echo of both the building—a former factory—and the art inside, including works by Richard Serra and Donald Judd.
A human touch inhabits the sweeping gestures of the British landscape designer Jinny Blom:

 

"Take risks. If someone tells you something is impossible, see if you can do it. Gardening is a knife edge between disaster and serendipity."

In this garden, just 40 minutes from London, Jinny Blom converted a neglected hilltop farm into a garden of exquisitely designed rooms with an astonishing grand finale, overlooking a wide valley in the high chalklands.
Jinny Blom's gardens at Temple Guiting, a 15th-century manor in Gloucestershire, England, won her a Pinnacle Award, with dry-stone walls that divide the 14-acre site into 18 "rooms," each with a distinct style and story to tell.
True Life: Steven Harris Architects, from Princeton Architectual Press, is a retrospective that covers Steven Harris Architects' first twenty-five years. The firm has long made landscape design an integral part of its work, with its in-house landscape unit spun off four years ago as Rees Roberts + Partners. Our review of the book, with a look at three inside spreads.
At a classic Beverly Hills home, the interior design inspired a surrounding garden. A collaboration between French interior designer Chahan Minassian and landscape designer Judy Kameon, this modern house is designed for the indoor-outdoor life.
As a landscape designer in Northern California for over 25 years, Michelle Derviss shares her design philosophy with us. See how she is able to engage all the senses while still making sure all site challenges are addressed as she paints a canvas of garden perfection. Read the entire article here.
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