Water Gardens

Philip Johnson
1970-74




The entrance

Located near the southern edge of down town on a 4 1/2 block site, this landscaping triumph features walkways down to craters of water, angular vistas, dynamic cascading waters as well as tranquil pools. Vegetation, concrete, and water combine in harmony.
 

Concrete walkways

Cascading concrete steps mimic descending waterfalls.
 

Water channels

 

An irregularly shaped pool enclosed by battered concrete walls and ringed by bald cypress trees

 

The dramatic "active pool"

 



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