The New York Botanical Garden Native Plant Garden

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PROJECT DETAILS

The Native Plant Garden was designed by Oehme, van Sweden, landscape architects specializing in the New American Garden style, to harmonize a stunning designed terrain with the diversity of microclimates across the site.  The layout, in the middle of the Botanical Garden’s historic grounds, is both sustainable and visually inventive, a radical blend of modern sensibilities along with environmentally friendly elements.  The enclosed facility features a central pool with water cascading over stone weirs. A promenade of broad boardwalks made from black locust, a native hardwood, and intimate paths lead visitors through a range of settings, from the shaded woodland to the dry, open meadow, and lush wetlands featuring nearly 100,000 plants.

LOCATION:

BRONX, NY

SECTOR:

CULTURAL

VALUE:

$302,000

SIZE:

N/A

SCOPE

New construction of entry and education pavilion

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