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Roberto Burle Marx and Public Landscapes under Dictatorship

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

“Burle Marx created a new and modern grammar for international landscape design.” —Lauro Cavalcanti, quoted in the New York Times “The real creator of the modern garden.” —American Institute of Architects Roberto Burle Marx (1909–1994) is internationally known as one of the preeminent modernist landscape architects. He designed renowned public landscapes in Brazil, beginning with small