Neglected Grove at Versailles Gets a Redesign

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The majestic gardens at Versailles, created in 1661 for Louis XIV, have long been maintained, yet absent of anything new. That changes in the fall: the new Water Theater grove, a long-dormant bosquet that once was an outdoor stage, has been reimagined by French landscape designer Louis Benech and artist Jean-Michel Othoniel.

The Gardener of Versailles | T Magazine

(Image credits: Philippe Chancel)

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