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Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)   Reference library

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(1898–1976), Finnish architect, designer, and artist.

In addition to being one of the greatest architects of the modern

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens  

Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, owe their special atmosphere to a remarkable microclimate. The garden is very close to the sea, which in this part of the coast is very deep and ...
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, owe their special atmosphere to a remarkable microclimate. The garden is very close to the sea, which

Abelin, Rudolf

Abelin, Rudolf (1864–1961)   Reference library

Dr Kjell Lundquist

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(1864–1961), one of Sweden's most prominent ambassadors for the garden's classic values and expressions, being at the same

Abercrombie, John

Abercrombie, John (1726–1806)   Reference library

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(1726–1806), Scottish gardener and author born at Prestonpans, East Lothian, who worked at Kew gardens (see Royal

Aberglasney

Aberglasney  

Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, has an ancient and mysterious history. In the 15th century it was probably the home of Rhydderch ap Rhys whose fame was sung by the 15th-century bard ...
Aberglasney

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Patrick Taylor

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Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, has an ancient and mysterious history. In the 15th century it was probably the home of Rhydderch

Abkhazi Garden

Abkhazi Garden  

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a rare Canadian private garden open to the public. Prince Nicholas (1899–1987) and Princess Peggy Abkhazi (1902–94) lost each other in prison camps during the ...
Abkhazi Garden

Abkhazi Garden   Reference library

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a rare Canadian private garden open to the public. Prince Nicholas (1899–1987) and

Acelain Ranch

Acelain Ranch  

Buenos Aires province, Argentina, has an area of 12,000 hectares/29,654 acres of which the designed landscape amounts to 700 hectares/1,730 acres. Today it is a tourist ranch with game hunting ...
Acelain Ranch

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Buenos Aires province, Argentina, has an area of 12,000 hectares/29,654 acres of which the designed landscape amounts to 700 hectares/1,730

Achabal

Achabal  

Anantnag (Islamabad), Kashmir, lies to the south-east of Srinagar, where the Vale of Kashmir dies out against the mountains. The site is that of an ancient spring, Akshavala, which pours ...
Achabal

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Anantnag (Islamabad), Kashmir, lies to the south-east of Srinagar, where the Vale of Kashmir dies out against the mountains. The

Acosta, Carmen de la Fundación Rodríguez

Acosta, Carmen de la Fundación Rodríguez  

Granada, Andalusia, Spain, a rare art deco house and garden created by the artist José Rodríguez Acosta (d. 1941) between 1914 and 1920. The site, on the precipitous slopes of ...
Acosta, Carmen de la Fundación Rodríguez

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Patrick Taylor

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Granada, Andalusia, Spain, a rare art deco house and garden created by the artist José Rodríguez Acosta (d. 1941

Adam, Robert

Adam, Robert (1728–92)   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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(1728–92), Scottish architect, son of William Adam.

One of the most prolific, successful, and distinguished architects of

Adam, William

Adam, William (1689–1748)   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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(1689–1748), Scottish architect and garden designer born in Kirkcaldy.

His sons John and Robert Adam also became architects

Adelsnäs

Adelsnäs  

Östergötland, Sweden, on an isthmus in Lake Bysjön, mentioned from the 16th century, became the country's only baroni (barony) established in 1783 by King Gustav III. From 1764 it was ...
Adelsnäs

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Dr Kjell Lundquist

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Östergötland, Sweden, on an isthmus in Lake Bysjön, mentioned from the 16th century, became the country's only baroni (barony) established

Adolf Vetter

Adolf Vetter  

(1815–91), Austrian garden inspector in Vienna, a descendant of a German gardening family, director of the gardens of the Count Harrach in Bruck an der Leitha (Austria) from 1855.Due ...

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