The 18 Most Influential Landscape Architecture Projects From Around the Globe
Take a tour of the most beautiful and cutting-edge landscaping designs on the planet.
One of the most influential environmental planners of the 20th century, Ian L. McHarg, believed that a design-with-nature approach to urban planning was essential to our cities and industries. And, in its essence, landscape architecture brings nature closer to humans. It ensures the harmonious co-existence of human-made structures and natural habitats and is a form of art in its own right. And while gardens and public parks have always been a constant feature in urban areas, today, landscape architecture has the power to completely reshape how we build and think about our cities. Good landscape design also has the power to help us de-stress and improve our wellbeing (think about Zen gardens, for example). So for a dose of calming, experiential architecture, we rounded up some of the most groundbreaking examples of landscape architecture around the world.