The 18th-century English Landscape Movement pioneered a radical new approach to sculpting and farming the land which gives great inspiration for the issues we face today. In this online talk Kim Wilkie traces this development through looking at some of the projects he has worked on, from the gardens of great country houses to humble […]
Winter Lecture Series 2020/21 organised jointly by The Gardens Trust and The London Gardens Trust Monday, 8 March 2021, 6-7pm Kathryn Whitmore, Associate Landscape Architect, AECOM; Lizzi Hewett-Brown,... continue
From hermitages to ruined abbeys, headless statues to wellheads, we scatter ruins through our gardens and designed landscapes. The Romans were the first to incorporate ruins in gardens and now we create gardens around Roman ruins. But what is the fascination with incorporating the old in the new?