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Garden festivals as showcases

Experimenting Landscapes

Testing the Limits of the Garden

Ed. by Métis International Garden Festival / Waugh, Emily

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    Paperback
    approx. 184 p. with 280 ills.
    Publication Date:
    September 2016
    ISBN
    978-3-03821-931-6
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    Overview

    • At the interface of art and landscape design
    • Internationally renowned designers from Europe and North America
    • Experimental designs in a challenging Northern environment

    Aims and Scope

    Garden festivals are often a testing area for new ideas for landscape designers. On a small scale designers can experiment with innovative materials and explore emerging tendencies. The International Garden Festival in Métis in northern Quebec is probably the best-known festival in North America. This publication will explain the role of garden festivalsin landscape design and present a selection of 25 gardens from Métis.

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    Métis International Garden Festival (ed.), Quebec, Canada; Emily Waugh, Harvard University

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