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Garden of Wilhelmshöhe, near Kassel: view of the Löwenburg from the west

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Description: Garden of Wilhelmshöhe, near Kassel: view of the Löwenburg from the west
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Description: The Architecture of Western Gardens: A Design History from the Renaissance to the...
The landscape garden of Wilhelmshôhe has a prominent place in the history of European garden design. The natural features of the site were in themselves exceptionally suited for the creation of an extensive park: the broad hillside of the Karlsberg which rises above Kassel, the seat of the Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel seven kilometres away, has a plentiful supply of water and a volcanic soil,...
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Monique Mosser (Editor), Georges Teyssot (Editor)
PublisherMIT Press

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