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English garden

An informal garden whose plantings, walks, and pools do not form any recognizable plan and are deliberately lacking in symmetry. As a supposed imitation of natural scenery, paths tend to be sinuous rather than straight, and trees and bushes are casually arranged; the antithesis of a formal garden.
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By deriving the traffic into the underground, The existing separation of the english garden in the south and north part is to be repealed, So that the original and contiguous parking area of 1792 opened for the public classic english landscape garden can be restored.
Following and supplementing the scholarship of Hugh Jenkins, Tigner shows that Milton's Eden, especially the "aerial shot" of it that Raphael witnesses in Book 5 (227), "inspired" a generation of tastemakers responsible for "the English Landscape garden style," the most prominent American example of which is Thomas Jefferson's Monticello (233, 234).
Zardini's plea for a revaluation of the notion of the picturesque as a tool for interpreting today's landscape is striking since the concept was closely related to the eighteenth-century English landscape garden.
Tim Richardson's The Arcadian Friends traces the origins and evolution of the English landscape garden.
Together these factors set the scene for the next great change in garden fashions - the English Landscape Garden of the 18th century.
The gardens used to be formal and then in the 18th and 19th Century there was a move towards the more English landscape garden.
These design elements are all successfully melded within the English landscape garden concept.
In this way the classic English landscape garden was transported in microcosm into the heart of the Georgian town, a factor which does much to explain the enduring popularity of the urban square as a fashionable residence.
The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden 1620-1820.
Its naturalness is often considered as a source of the naturalistic English landscape garden.
In Sweden, the name of Fredrik Magnus Piper is synonymous with the English landscape garden.

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