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The Chenshan Botanical Garden is the largest botanical garden in Shanghai and, in addition to the famous Quarry Garden, it also impressively boasts 26 themed gardens. The Quarry Garden is situated at the center of the botanical garden and covers an area of 4.26 hectares (10.53 acres). What makes this design project remarkable is its design sensitivity to the former quarry yards ecological, historical, and cultural context.

Were it not for its honor award in the 2012 ASLA General Design Awards, I might not have ever heard of the Quarry Garden, much less been willing to make the t…

Chenshan Botanic Garden – Shanghai, China - Valentien | Valentien

Chenshan Botanic Garden – Shanghai, China - Valentien | Valentien

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View to the Quarry Garden from Chenshan. Taking advantage of an extraordinary mild weather, I spent my last Saturday in Shanghai in th.

Stroll through the Chenshan Botanical Garden, where architecture and the natural environment coexist harmoniously.

Stroll through the Chenshan Botanical Garden, where architecture and the natural environment coexist harmoniously.

Chenshan Botanical Garden | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Chenshan Botanical Garden | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Quarry Garden in Shanghai Botanical Garden

The Award Winning Quarry Garden Breathes Life Back into Abandoned Site · Landscape Architects Network