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São Paulo, Brazil Gardens
South America’s largest city, São Paulo has evolved into a hotbed for some of the most innovative landscape designs in the country — and the world
Muralist, painter, ecologist and naturalist Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) has been referred to as the spontaneous explosion who launched modernist landscape architecture in Brazil. Like his design for Rio’s Copacabana, this 1980s rooftop winter garden for the Safra bank headquarters in São Paulo composes an abstract mural when seen from above.  São Paulo, Brazil Gardens

South America’s largest city, São Paulo has evolved into a hotbed for some of the most innovative landscape designs in the country — and the world

Muralist, painter, ecologist and naturalist Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994) has been referred to as the spontaneous explosion who launched modernist landscape architecture in Brazil. Like his design for Rio’s Copacabana, this 1980s rooftop winter garden for the Safra bank headquarters in São Paulo composes an abstract mural when seen from above. 

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