Piet Outdolf, Landscape Designer of NYC Highline, Begins Construction of Belle Isle Garden

Design, Leisure

Article and image originally posted on Curbed Detroit

Dutch landscape architect Piet Oudolf has worked on some of the most significant gardens in the United States—the High Line and Battery Park in New York City, Millenium Park in Chicago—and many more across Europe.

His most recent commission? Belle Isle in Detroit. In just over a year’s time, a grassy, 2.5-acre site outside the Nancy Brown Peace Carillon Tower will soon become a flourishing garden with thousands of plants and a walking path.

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