Roberto Burle Marx was a Brazilian landscape architect whose designs of parks and gardens made him world-famous.
|Sítio Roberto Burle Marx|
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Sítio Roberto Burle Marx, located in the west zone of the City of Rio de Janeiro, comprises extensive landscape gardens and buildings set between mangroves and native Atlantic forest in a mountainous area of the district of Barra de Guaratiba. The property was a ‘landscape laboratory’ for landscape architect and artist Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994). Over a period of more than forty years, he experimented with fusing artistic Modernist ideas and native tropical plants to create garden designs as living works of art. - in: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1620/
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