DO.CO.MO.MO_be Winter Wednesdays: Lecture II, 6 December 2023 at 20h CET on work by Landscape Architect Jean Caneel Claes
Docomomo Belgium is organising 4 online lectures on a Wednesday evening at 8pm in November, December, January and February. The lectures will be given in English and French.
LECTURE II - Wednesday 6th of December, 20:00 - Le jardin moderniste et l’architecte paysagiste de Jean Caneel Claes – antedecedents et evaluation avec introduction sur le livre ‘de Christopher Tunnard (FR) Landscape’ by Christopher Tunnard (FR) (‘Modern garden and the landscape architect Jean Caneel Claes - antedescendants and evaluation with the introduction to the book ‘Gardens in the Modern Landscape’ by Christopher Tunnard (FR).
Ann Voets highlights the work of Canneel and his collaboration with avant-garde architects such as Hoste and Bourgeois. The work consists of beautiful creations for private gardens, but also public commissions, such as the great international exhibition in Liège in 1939, he excelled as a chief designer, and took landscape architecture to a higher level. In the introduction, Marc Dubois explains a 1938 publication “Gardens in the Modern Landscape” by Christopher Tunnard in which Canneel’s work serves as an example.
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