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1995
Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden (Chinese Garden)


Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden (Chinese Garden)

The Margaret Grigg Nanjing Friendship Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, Missouri, is modeled on the "scholarís gardens" of the southern provinces of China, near Nanjing, which are smaller and less ornate than the Imperial gardens of the north. Designed in the traditional colors of black, white and gray, the intricate artistry and exquisite detail of the Nanjing Friendship Garden pavilion, the focal point of the garden, creates a subtle elegance in the landscape. This garden, designed by Chinese-born architect Yong Pan, is considered the most authentic of its size in the United States, and a showplace of absolutely extraordinary craftsmanship.

 

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