Glasshouse Greenhouse

Glasshouse Greenhouse


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In their debut book, photographers India Hobson and Magnus Edmondson take you on a worldwide journey through their favourite botanical spaces. Perfect for garden and design lovers, and armchair travellers of all ages.

The Haarkon Greenhouse Tour, a conceptual photoseries project by India and Magnus--the creators of Haarkon, began as a self-initiated adventure in Oxford's botanic garden four years ago. Since then, Magnus and India have visited countless locations in the UK, Europe, America, Asia, and beyond in search of dream glasshouses and greenhouses, capturing dramatic palm houses, tropical hothouses, and private potting sheds along the way.

Divided into seven thematic chapters--History, Specimen, Community, Research, Pleasure, Hobbyist and Architecture--the featured spaces in Glasshouse Greenhouse are depicted via a series of evocative photographs that draw out the style, plant collections, and character of each space. Glasshouse Greenhouse fuses together a myriad of cultures and countries under one glass roof.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911595694
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 264,038
Product dimensions: 7.91(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Magnus Edmondson and India Hobson are photographers based in Sheffield and together form Haarkon. Alongside photographic commissions Haarkon produce bespoke photography for a variety of uses, with particular focus on natural spaces.

The pair have a talent for story-telling and have built up a healthy client list including Ikea, Sonos, JJJJound, Food 52, the Telegraph, Observer Magazine,, and Ally Capellino.

Haarkon have also worked with Apple, Bang & Olufsen, IKEA, and Urban Outfitters. ELLE Decoration UK featured the Haarkon Greenhouse Tour in their 'Power of Plants' issue and they also sat on the judging panel for the 2018 RHS Photographic Competition.

Table of Contents

The Haarkon Greenhouse Tour 6

History 12

Hortus Botanicus (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 14

The Nursery Greenhouses, Forde Abbey and Gardens (Somerset, UK) 20

Conservatory of Flowers (San Francisco, California, USA) 26

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Winter Garden (Copenhagen, Denmark) 32

Specimen 38

Moorten Botanical Garden (Palm Springs, California, USA) 40

Glasshouses, Chelsea Physic Garden (London, UK) 44

The Camellia House, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (West Yorkshire, UK) 50

Tatton Park Fernery (Cheshire, UK) 54

Orchid World (Barbados) 60

T.H. Everett Alpine House, Wave Hill (New York, USA) 64

Community 70

Meersbrook Walled Garden (Sheffield, UK) 72

Rainforest Biome, Eden Project (Cornwall, UK) 76

Thornes Park Conservatory (West Yorkshire, UK) 80

Research 88

Botanische Tuin Zuidas (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 90

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London, UK) 96

The Glasshouses, University of Oxford Botanic Garden (Oxford, UK) 104

Pleasure 110

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Edinburgh, UK) 112

Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay (Singapore) 120

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, The New York Botanical Garden (New York, USA) 128

Tropical Greenhouses, Planten un Blomen (Hamburg, Germany) 136

Barbican Conservatory, Barbican Centre (London, UK) 144

Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, Wave Hill (New York, USA) 150

Hobbyist 154

Private Cacti Collection (North Yorkshire, UK) 156

Abbey Brook Cactus Nursery (Derbyshire, UK) 160

DIY Allotment Greenhouse (Sheffield, UK) 164

Architecture 172

The Kibble Palace, Glasgow Botanic Gardens (Glasgow, UK) 174

Adelaide Bicentennial Conservatory, Adelaide Botanic Garden (South Australia, Australia) 182

Tropical Display Dome, Brisbane Botanic Garden, Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) 188

Sunhouse (II) at General Store, San Francisco (California, USA) 194

Cactus Store (Hot Cactus Pop-up, New York, USA) 198

The Steinhardt Conservatory, Brooklyn Botanic Garden (New York, USA) 204

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Greenhouse (Tokyo, Japan) 210

Tour Directory 218

Index 220

About Haarkon 222

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