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Photobook Royal Greenhouses of Laeken

13 April 2019

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  • At the time of their construction (1874-1905) the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken were quite exceptional owing to their scale, the modernity of their architectural design in glass and metal, and the unique botanical collection that they housed. They remain a remarkable monument even in the 21st century: simultaneously grand and refined, exotic and functional, exuberant and harmoniously composed. And the botanical collection remains unique to this day thanks to its size and diversity, and thanks to the rarity and beauty of many of its trees and plants. The complex can only be visited during a three-week period in April - May each year, when most flowers are in full bloom. A new photobook (BAI publishers) in 4 languages is published in April 2019 with text by Irene Smets and Baudouin D’Hoore and with new photographs by Karin Borghouts and unedited archival photographs and drawings.

    HB, 280 x 240 mm, 144 p
    Edition in Dutch, French, English and German
    Publication date: April 19, 2019
    Dutch: ISBN: 9789085867937
    English: ISBN: 9789085867951
    French: ISBN: 9789085867968
    German: ISBN: 9789085867975
    € 35,00