Friday, June 4, 2010
Garden Conservancy Hosts Patrick Chasse
The Garden Conservancy presented a lecture last evenining
by esteemed landscape architect and historian
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.
For more information, visit www.gardenconservancy.org.
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. www.beatrixfarrandgarden.org
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: