The James Rose Center

James Rose is a famous landscape architect. This house functions as an example of his best work. It suffered a fire and was nearly destroyed 15 years ago, but Rose rebuilt it, and created a foundation to further his work. The house now has tours ever summer, the first & third Saturdays of the month. The house was built as an example of how to interweave both inner and outer spaces, thus the catwalks from one room to another. When I visited I literally wasn’t sure where the front door was because there were seemingly several buildings. That’s the point. The courtyard: is it exterior? Is it part of the boundary of the house? It’s all interwoven and I hope to take a tour sometime to get more information about it. Take the link above for tour times and more information about the designer.




3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Karen Morrill on June 16, 2010 at 5:48 PM

    no, the photos are of the James Rose designed home in Baltimore Md.


  2. Posted by Karen Morrill on May 14, 2010 at 7:01 PM

    This James Rose Designed home is for sale..check out this picasa site to see many pictures..this Home was featured in his book “Creative Gardens” book, and was just written up in the February issue of Baltimore Magazine…Wish I could live here forever..


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