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The International Garden festival, one of the most recognized showcases for contemporary gardens in North America, has announced the designers for its 18th edition. After an international call for proposals, 162 designs from 30 countries were handed in. The jury, consisting of five landscape architects and urban designers, selected six outstanding proposals for the exhibition. […]

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The Place des Festivals in Montréal, Canada provides an unusual sight these days: 13 large illuminated loops have occupied the famous public space. These objects are part of the annual Luminothérapie which is Quebec´s largest competition for temporary public art installations. Most notable feature is the participation of pedestrians, who can play with the loops. The […]

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From 1926 to 1958 Elsie Reford, gardener and plant collector, created Les jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens on the shores of the St. Lawrence and Mitis rivers in Quebec, Canada. The gardens and heritage buildings were designated by the government of Quebec in 2013. But even before then, since 2000, the site has served […]

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