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The Hedge House's garden nominated for the '2014 European Garden Award'

By WielAretsArchitects
Aug 12, '14 4:47 AM EST

The Hedge House, an art gallery on the grounds of a seventeenth century castle in Wijlre, the Netherlands, was in 2012 transformed into a non-profit foundation affiliated with the Bonnefanten Museum, in Maastricht. Completed the 2001, it combines a tool shed, chicken coop, and two orchid houses, all of which interlock with a subterranean gallery. Named for its immersion within the castle's hedges; the Hedge House's garden is a nominee for the '2014 European Garden Award', along with two other gardens, in England and Italy. The winner will be announced on September 5th, by the 'European Gardens Heritage Network'.

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