Most Influential Landscape Architects in History

Most Influential Landscape Architects in History

We are very fortunate to have some of the best landscaping professionals to call upon for property transformations and maintenance here in Australia. This much is obvious when you see the many wonderful spaces they have created at homes and businesses throughout the country.

However, many of the landscapers today have been able to benefit from some of the greatest landscapers in history – those that have developed techniques and features that remain popular even today.

Below, you can gain insight into some of the most well-known landscaping legends and what they have done for the industry.

Corajoud Michel

Corajoud Michel was a French landscape architect who was born in 1937 and died in 2014. Corajoud was known for being able to integrate architecture with landscaping for a seamless design. He also emphasised the importance of people’s connection with the space, how they enjoyed it and utilised it.

For his efforts and many years of service, Corajoud earned many awards. Today, you can see some of his handiwork, such as the famous Water Mirror along Bordeaux’s Garonne river bank.

Pechère René 

Throughout Pechère René’s long and fruitful career in landscape architecture, until he died in 2002, he was involved in nearly 900 different private and public garden spaces. And he didn’t just stay in one country, either. Pechère made his mark in many different countries, such as Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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