Discover the garden of the month: Parque Quetzalcóatl
About Great Gardens of the World
Great Gardens of the World is a worldwide network of international gardens, garden designers and landscape architects, ranging from China to America, from Russia to Australia. It aims to be a source of inspiration for a new generations of garden lovers and designers, a place where ideas and motivation can be found easily.
"The great challenge for the garden designer is not to make the garden look natural, but to make the garden so that the people in it will feel natural." – Lawrence Halprin
MODERN GARDENS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS
Gardens have become a modern agora, where people meet and mix. It’s the formidable use of space, that makes for such diversity in modern garden design.
Places where the history of art of Gardens was made, a ‘must see’ on any garden lovers list. These gardens cover many centuries in 20 Countries of the world.
Follies are decorative garden structures, ranging from miniature buildings to towers, Chinese pagodas or even battlements completely out of context.
In the year 2000 after building the project next door El Nido de Quetzalcóatl, the mexican architect Javier Senosiain together with his firm Arquitectura Orgánica started a new project in the outskirts of Mexico City. Originally the land was intended as a space for preservation however after some years the project expanded up to 20 hectares. After this expansion they decided to start an ecological park and a space for connection with nature through living landscaping combined with organic architecture.
Domaine de Chaumont sur Loire
Overlooking the river and surrounded by greenery, the Domain of Chaumont-sur-Loire is at the heart of the cultural landscape of the Loire Valley, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site
Constitution Kuwait Garden
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Kuwait, Al Amiri Al Diwan, the government agency, decided to build a park in Kuwait City to host “The Constitution”, a monumental garden celebrating the path to democracy of the State of Kuwait.