What is it about?
Burle Marx's modern gardens were created in Brazil but they influenced the landscape design all over the world. His gardens were considered a work of art because it joins painting, music and architecture in a poetry and philosophical message. Most of them are built in Latin America.
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Why is it important?
A garden is a way to present a cultural landscape to people and most of Burle Marx gardens reveal the main native species of vegetation which means a recognition of how to preserve nature.
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This page is a summary of: Roberto Burle Marx (1909–94): defining modernism in Latin American landscape architecture, Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes, May 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/14601176.2018.1529273.
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