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Aalto, Alvar

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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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   Reference library

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

Patrick Taylor

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

Aberglasney

Aberglasney   Reference library

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   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   Reference library

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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   Reference library

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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   Reference library

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   Reference library

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

aesthetics of the garden

aesthetics of the garden   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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Different cultures, and different people, have radically different views of what constitutes beauty in gardens. Much of the theory of

Aislabie, John

Aislabie, John (1670–1742)   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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(1670–1742), English politician, landowner, and landscaper born near York who inherited the Studley Royal estate near Ripon, North

Aislabie, William

Aislabie, William (1700–81)   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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(1700–81), English landowner and landscaper, son of John Aislabie.

He added to the Studley Royal landscape between

Aiton, William (1731–93) and William Townsend(1766–1849)

Aiton, William (1731–93) and William Townsend(1766–1849)   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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Father and son gardeners, botanists, and plantsmen.

The elder Aiton was born at Hamilton in Scotland and, from 1754,

Ajuda Botanic Garden

Ajuda Botanic Garden   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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Lisbon, Portugal, was founded in 1768 by the Marquês de Pombal. Its terraced layout, parterres, and fine statuary all

Akbar

Akbar (1542–1605)   Reference library

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(1542–1605), 3rd Mughal Emperor (1556–1605), became the greatest of the Mughals, extending his empire to cover

Alberti, Leon Battista

Alberti, Leon Battista (1404–1472)   Reference library

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(1404–1472), Italian humanist polymath.

His importance for garden design arises not so much from his architecture as from

Alcázar, Real

Alcázar, Real   Reference library

Patrick Taylor

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Seville, Andalusia, Spain. The Real Alcázar has its origins in a stronghold built in the 9th century by Abd al-Rahman

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