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Archive for June, 2013

André le Nôtre’s parterres de broderie are being reconstructed at Parc de Sceaux, as a reminder that the architect was born 400 years ago. The parterres are lined with box, and the whole approach seems to be different than the one use in reconstrutions in Holland.

The floods in large portions of Germany have caused lots of trouble for the everyday life of many citizens, who sometimes just  recovered from the floods in previous years. Floods in the Elbe region are nothing new, there were floods in 2006 and there was the ‘flood of the century’ in 2002. But this year […]