ideal form of a park

Building the Ideal Landscape in a Naturally Landscaped Park and its Subsequent Transformation, According to the Example of the Park at Zahrádky u České Lípy

Šantrůčková, Markéta

Landscape parks are an important part of cultural heritage and create characteristic features of a cultural landscape. The paper is divided to two parts. First, the ideal landscape park is presented as it was created in the works of theorists, philosophers, and gardeners in the 18th and 19th centuries. The ideal landscape park should be intentionally irregular and it should communicate with the surrounding landscape. The landscape parks were furnished with several follies and both domestic and introduced plants were cultivated.

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