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His father was Norwegian. At the age 22, after working in a bank, Garrett Eckbo enrolled to study landscape architecture at Berkeley, choosing the subject from the University's prospectus. Current teachers of landscape architecture should tremble to think that they may be setting their students comparably inappropriate projects. After graduating Garrett Eckbo spent a year working on garden designs for a nursery and then won a scholarship, with a picturesque design, to study at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In Eckbo returned to California and worked for Thomas Church.

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His father was Norwegian. At the age 22, after working in a bank, Garrett Eckbo enrolled to study landscape architecture at Berkeley, choosing the subject from the University's prospectus.

Current teachers of landscape architecture should tremble to think that they may be setting their students comparably inappropriate projects. After graduating Garrett Eckbo spent a year working on garden designs for a nursery and then won a scholarship, with a picturesque design, to study at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

In Eckbo returned to California and worked for Thomas Church. After two weeks he took the job with the Farm Security Administration which had attracted him back to California.

He designed camps and recreational facilities. During the war years Garrett Eckbo worked on housing projects and after the war he set up a practice with Royston and Williams. There was a housing boom and numerous opportunities for the young firm. Garrett Eckbo designed hundreds of American gardens. They owed something to Church but Eckbo was the stronger designer. His first book Landscape for living showed a fresh new Californian approach to the modern garden.

Eckbo became chairman of the Berkeley Department of Landscape Architecture in The EDAW practice Eckbo Dean Austin and Williams was founded in and undertook a wide range of large-scale landscape architecture projects campuses, malls, shopping centres, regional plans.

Jellicoe described Eckbo as 'a pioneer in modern landscape design, not only in relating it to modern art, but by his concept that gardens are for people, and for each individual in particular'.

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Garrett Eckbo , American landscape architect born Nov. Eckbo was best known for his innovative designs for public settings, which often incorporated asymmetrical gardens and abstract sculptures. He served as chairman of the landscape department at the University of California, Berkeley, from to He also wrote a number of influential books, including Landscape for Living and The Art of Home Landscaping Garrett Eckbo. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback.

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Garrett Eckbo

Jump to navigation. Widely regarded as the father of Modern landscape architecture, Garrett Eckbo saw landscape design as a vehicle for social change. His seminal book Landscape for Living essentially defined Modern landscape architecture, and his influence on generations of designers continues today. In his fifty-year career, Eckbo created outdoor environments for some of the most exceptional Mid-Century Modern projects in California.

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Garrett Eckbo November 28, — May 14, was an American landscape architect notable for his seminal book Landscape for Living. In , the family moved to Chicago, Illinois. After Eckbo's parents divorced, he and his mother relocated to Alameda, California where they struggled financially while he grew up. After Eckbo graduated from high school in , he felt a lack of ambition and direction and went to stay with a wealthy paternal uncle, Eivind Eckbo, in Norway. It was during his stay in Norway that he began to focus on his future. Once he returned to the U.

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