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Edward Montagu, MP (1692 - 1775)

Family and Education bap. 13 Nov. 1692, 2nd s. of Hon. Charles Montagu, M.P., of Durham (5th s. of Edward Montagu, M.P., 1st Earl of Sandwich), being 1st s. by his 2nd w. Sarah, da. of John Rogers of N...

6/12/2013 12/22/2015

Stephen Switzer MP (1682 - 1745)

From Stephen Switzer and Garden Design in Britain in the Early 18th Century by WILLIAM ALVIS BROGDE Chapter 1: Biography Stephen Switzer was a native of Hampshire' and was brought up at Stratton near...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

William Kent MP (c.1685 - 1748)

William Kent (born Cant) From Wikipedia William Kent (c. 1685 – 12 April 1748) was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century. Kent ...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

James Gibbs MP (1682 - 1754)

James Gibbs James Gibbs (23 December 1682 – 5 August 1754) was one of Britain's most influential architects. Born in Scotland, he trained as an architect in Rome, and practised mainly in Eng...

10/16/2015 10/16/2015

Thomas Sandby, RA MP (1721 - 1798)

Thomas Sandby From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thomas Sandby RA (1721 – 25 June 1798) was an English draughtsman, watercolour artist, architect and teacher. In 1743 he was appointed pri...

10/5/2015 10/5/2015

Francis T.P. Plimpton, II (c.1928 - 2014)

Francis Taylor Pearsons Plimpton, Jr. passed away peacefully with his family by his side on March 21, 2014. He was known as "TP" and was born in New York City on March 9, 1928. He graduated from Amhers...

3/25/2013 4/29/2015

Cason Jewell Callaway (November 6, 1894 - April 12, 1961) was an American textile manufacturer, philanthropist and co-Founder of Callaway Gardens. A native of La Grange, Troup County, Georgia, he w...

1/5/2012 3/15/2015

Walter Burley Griffin (1876 - 1937)

Walter Burley Griffin (November 24, 1876 – February 11, 1937) was an American architect and landscape architect. He is known for designing Canberra, Australia's capital city. He has been cre...

3/10/2015 3/10/2015

Sir Harold Nicolson, KCVO MP (1886 - 1968)

Sir Harold Nicholson Celebrated husband of VIta Sackville-West. Together they created the celebrated gardens at Sissinghurst Castle During the First World War, he served at the Foreign Office in ...

12/27/2008 2/28/2015

Brenda Colvin (1897 - 1981)

Brenda Colvin CBE (1897–1981) was an important British landscape architect, author of standard works in the field and a force behind its professionalisation. She was part of the Colvin family,...

2/25/2015 2/25/2015

Roberto Burle Marx MP (1909 - 1994)

(Adicionado em Nov.21.2014 por Ana Maria Toledo Rodrigues) Brazilian landscape architect (as well as a painter, print maker, ecologist, naturalist, artist and musician) whose designs of parks and gar...

2/20/2009 2/2/2015

Guy Lowell (1870 - 1927)

Guy Lowell (August 6, 1870 – February 4, 1927), was an American architect and landscape architect. Biography Born in Boston, Lowell was the son of Mary Walcott (Goodrich) and Edward Jackso...

3/30/2014 4/26/2014

Henry Winthrop Sargent (1810 - 1882)

Henry Winthrop Sargent (November 26, 1810 – November 11, 1882), American horticulturist and landscape gardener. Biography[edit] Henry Winthrop Sargent was born in Boston, the first child of ...

4/26/2014 4/26/2014

Penelope Hobhouse Garden writer, garden designer, garden historian, lecturer and gardener. Until 1993 with her husband, Professor John Malins, she was in charge of the National Trust Gardens at Tinti...

9/23/2008 3/14/2014

Sir Ebenezer Howard MP (c.1850 - 1928)

Sir Ebenezer Howard OBE (29 January 1850 – 1 May 1928) is known for his publication Garden Cities of To-morrow (1898), the description of a utopian city in which people live harmoniously togethe...

7/24/2013 7/24/2013

William Banks (deceased)

William Banks, later landscape gardener, land steward, and surveyor to the fourth duke of Beaufort at Badminton in Gloucestershire

1/10/2012 7/16/2013

Nathaniel Lloyd, OBE (1867 - 1933)

"Tan"

" Nathaniel Lloyd OBE (1867-1933) founded the firm of Nathaniel Lloyd & Co, Lithographic Printers. He subsequently became joint managing director of the Star Bleaching Co, which he sold in 1912. In his...

6/15/2013 6/15/2013

12/22/2008 6/13/2013

Sir Edwin Lutyens, OM, KCIE MP (1869 - 1944)

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM, KCIE, PRA, FRIBA From Wikipedia (pron.: /ˈlʌtjənz/; LUT-yənz; 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was a British architect who is known...

9/20/2011 1/26/2013

Clement Hodgkinson (1818 - 1893)

Clement Hodgkinson (born 1818 and died 5 September 1893) was a notable English naturalist, explorer and surveyor of Australia. He was Victorian Assistant Commissioner of Crown Lands and Survey from 1...

1/2/2013 1/2/2013

Ian L. McHarg (1920 - 2001)

Ian L. McHarg ( November 20, 1920 - March 5, 2001 ) was born in Clydebank, Scotland and became a landscape architect and a renowned writer on regional planning using natural systems. He was the found...

9/12/2012 12/13/2012

Lawrence Halprin MP (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

11/4/2009 10/20/2012

Lloyd Wright MP (1890 - 1978)

Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr., commonly known as Lloyd Wright, was an American landscape architect and architect, most active in Los Angeles and Southern California. His name is frequently confused with his ...

3/8/2009 9/1/2012

Charles A. Platt MP (1861 - 1933)

Charles Adams Platt (October 16, 1861 – September 12, 1933) was a prominent artist, landscape gardener, landscape designer, and architect of the "American Renaissance" movement. His garden d...

8/8/2012 8/8/2012

Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869 - 1950)

Landscape Architect. Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869–1950) was an American landscape architect known for her formal gardens and lush planting style. Born in Philadelphia, she spent her childh...

8/8/2012 8/8/2012

Charles Eliot (1859 - 1897)

) Charles Eliot (November 1, 1859 – March 25, 1897) was a leading American landscape architect, whose career was cut short by death at age 38 from spinal meningitis. Eliot pioneered many of th...

12/30/2008 6/17/2012

Beatrix Farrand (1872 - 1959)

Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design the gardens for priva...

4/5/2012 4/5/2012

Edward Durell Stone, Jr. (1932 - 2009)

. Edward Durell Stone, Jr. (August 30, 1932 – July 10, 2009) was an American landscape architect. The son of the architect, Edward Durell Stone, Edward Stone, Jr. graduated from Phillips A...

3/8/2012 3/8/2012

Decimus Burton (1800 - 1881)

Decimus Burton [1800-1881] His first name, from the Latin for 'tenth', denoted his position as the tenth child in his family. He was a successful and significant 19th century architect, designing bui...

8/9/2011 8/10/2011

Ganna Bernard (1887 - 1984)

"Puacz", "Bernard", "Fraenkel", "McCormick", "Cochran"

Ganna Walska born Hanna Puacz (1887 – 2 March 1984 in Brest-Litovsk) was a Polish opera singer and garden enthusiast who created Lotusland, and died in Montecito. She was married six times to ...

8/14/2010 6/27/2011

. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (July 24, 1870 – December 25, 1957) was an American landscape architect best known for his wildlife conservation efforts. He had a lifetime commitment to national ...

5/30/2007 6/11/2011

John Charles Olmsted (1852 - 1920)

John Charles Olmsted (1852-1920), the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, was an American landscape architect. With his brother, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., he founded Olmsted Brothers, ...

10/14/2008 6/11/2011

Robert Adam MP (1728 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was th...

1/11/2011 6/7/2011

Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. MP (1822 - 1903)

Frederick Law Olmsted April 26, 1822-August 28, 1903 Parents: John Olmsted d. 1873 and Charlotte Law Hull d. 1826 Wife Mary Perkins Olmsted, widow of his brother John Olmsted Children: Adopted hi...

5/30/2007 5/26/2011

Sir Francis Carew, MP MP (c.1530 - 1611)

' Family and Education b. ?1530, 1st s. of Sir Nicholas Carew†, master of the horse to Henry VIII, by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Bryan. unm. suc. fa. 1539. Kntd. 1576.1 Offices Held Sherif...

2/23/2008 5/26/2011

Joseph Paxton MP (1803 - 1865)

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener and architect, best known for designing The Crystal Palace. Wife: Sarah Brown Child: Rosa Paxton Paxton was born in ...

10/15/2008 5/20/2011

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

2/24/2007 5/20/2011

Lancelot "Capability" Brown MP (1716 - 1783)

(1716 – 6 February 1783) More commonly known as Capability Brown English landscape architect. He is remembered as "the last of the great English eighteenth-century artists to be accorded his...

4/21/2009 5/20/2011

Vita Sackville-West MP (1892 - 1962)

"Vita Sackville-West"

Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) (Victoria Mary Sackville-West) Garden designer/creater, Gardener, a garden writer The Hon Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 – 2 June 1962), best known as Vita...

8/14/2010 5/20/2011

Gertrude Jekyll MP (1843 - 1932)

"Undoubtedly the most famous gardener England has ever produced" - lived at Bramley House, Godalming - south of Guildford (near Farnham), Surrey. Gertrude Jekyll was born in 1843, the fourth (and sec...

5/7/2008 5/20/2011