Martray Garden

Martray Garden

Matray Garden Ars-en-Ré (France) The Challenge This is the garden of a holiday house on the island of Ré. The property is located at one the of narrowest points where only a few meters of land separate the ocean on one side from the salty marshes on the other. Strong...
Nouvelle Heloïse’s Garden

Nouvelle Heloïse’s Garden

Nouvelle Heloïse’s Garden Céligny (Switzerland) The Challenge Lionel’s intervention in the garden of this 18th century mansion near Geneva has a rather dramatic starting point. The old catalpa on the terrace, whose shadow was sheltering al-fresco family lunches, fell...
Chalet Les Alérions

Chalet Les Alérions

Chalet Les Alérions Rougemont (Switzerland) The Challenge The renovation of a chalet in Rougemont has entirely perturbed the existing garden; only a few big trees and a cornelian cherry remain. This almost blank canvas is the occasion of a new start. Which style...
Russell Page’s Garden

Russell Page’s Garden

Russell Page's Garden Prégny-Chambésy (Switzerland) The Challenge This garden was originally designed in 1956 by one of the greatest landscape architects of the 20th century, Russell Page, who mentions it in his famous book, The Education of a Gardener. The garden,...
Manufacture Poilâne

Manufacture Poilâne

Manufacture Poilâne Bièvres (France)   The Challenge Poilâne is internationally renowned for its bread produced with pride of tradition and craftsmanship, using only natural ingredients. Some thirty years ago, Lionel Poilâne, willing to develop his family business...