Thursday, March 24, 2011

ROBERTO BURLE MARX - CITY PARK


Roberto Burle Marx - City Park Roberto Burle Marx (former Olívo Gomes Residence Gardens), São José dos Campos SP, Brazil

Rino Levi and Roberto de Cerqueira César designed this modern house for Olívo Gomes and Burle Marx designed the gardens; then the property was donated to the local government and opened to the town as a new park called like the famous landscape designer



Lateral view of the Olívo Gomes house showing the gap between both sides of the plot


Huge trees in the northern side of the house


Rows of palms view from west


Winding bench following the pond´s shape


Outdoor auditorium also designed by Burle Marx