LIMELIGHT

LIMELIGHT

Location
Tetbury, England
Project Year
2002
Category
Parks/Gardens

LIMELIGHT - WESTONBIRT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GARDENS, ENGLAND

Meyer Studio Land Architects as Landscape Architects

The conceptual basis for the design was to draw attention to and honor one of the 'Champion' trees in England's National Arboretum. A large, hollowed mound defines the space around a majestic specimen and ramps up to create a miniature amphitheater. Seen from the outside, the earthwork is a sculpted object that frames the tree and distinguishes it from the surrounding grove. Inside the concave space, the form falls gently to an opening marked by the centerpiece tree.

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