Friday, June 4, 2010

Garden Conservancy Hosts Patrick Chasse

The Garden Conservancy presented a lecture last evenining
by esteemed landscape architect and historian
Patrick Chassé
Choices: Honoring, Restoring,
and Adapting Historic Landscapes
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the 
New York School of Interior Design 
New York City

Patrick Chassé talked about the aesthetic, economic, and ethical challenges of restoring and adapting historical landscapes by the Olmsted Brothers, Beatrix Farrand, Jens Jensen, among others, and how those conservation lessons learned have implications for the creation of new landscapes.

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Also this weekend: At Bellefield in Hyde Park, New York, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 6, Patrick Chassé will speak on The Maine Work of Beatrix Farrand.

Missed the lecture?  (shame!) But buy the books to see why these gardens are so important to save and visit as part of our cultural landscape:

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