The labyrinth-style garden created by French landscape architects Corinne Julhiet Détroyat and Claude Pasquer won first place at Italy’s Orticulario international creative garden show. The designers rose to the challenge of how to combine a dynamic, sustainable development concept with a classical French gardening tradition; two ordinarily conflicting notions. The result is the BioLabyrinthus garden—a maze of biodiversity that incorporates a mushroom-shaped composter as well as sculptures that double as bird feeders and insect habitats. The architects created a stunning symphony of color and texture in this labyrinthine space, and incorporated aspects that would appeal to adults as well as children, who will hopefully become the gardeners of tomorrow.
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