Garden Shops: french pavilions 1 | About-garden.com

A unique study, linking social history with architecture and garden design, this is an intriguing and detailed account of the ornamental garden structures which were created for the French monarchy and royal circles from the late 1600s to the Revolution in 1789. These morceaux d architecture, which we call pavilions, became a distinctive, highly accomplished art form appealing not only to royalty and members of the court circle, but also to the bourgeoisie. As well as complementing and enriching …