Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more


  • Comment
review: landscape

Kathryn Gustafson: Sculpting the Land

by Leah Levy. Spacemaker Press, 1998. 64pp. £12.99. Distributor 01206 256000

Kathryn Gustafson's park overlooking Terrasson-la-Villedieu in the Dordogne was featured in aj 9.11.95; she was profiled in aj 21.11.96. Sadly, her comprehensive scheme for Crystal Palace Park (with John Lyall Architects) did not receive lottery funding, but alternative backing is still being sought. This Spacemaker Press monograph features two of her best-known works: the sculpted and sensuous gardens for Shell Petroleum's French headquarters at Rueil-Malmaison, and the Rights of Man Square at Evry, with its gridded granite floor, water jets and 130m-long raised serpentine pool. The book includes several working drawings as well as a colour portfolio. Right: glazed bridges over the aquatic garden at the Shell Petroleum headquarters connect offices and cafeteria

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.