Anne de Stoop
de Stoop, Anne
de Stoop, Anne
United States of America
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The northern gardens of Portugal, with their giant camellias naturalized at the time of the great discoveries, or their granite statues, are highly unusual, but less intriguing than the gardens of the south which, with their azulejos (ceramic tiles) are unique in Europe. Portugal is a subtle mixture of east and west, where European influences are always tempered by a fascination for Asia...
PublisherMIT Press
Related print edition pages: pp.330-332