Charleston Gardens and the Landscape Legacy of Loutrel Briggs
Friday - March 04, 2011
About This Show
Charleston Gardens and the Landscape Legacy of Loutrel Briggs provides a fascinating account of the life and career of renowned landscape architect Loutrel Briggs (1893–1977), the individual most directly responsible for the development of Charleston's distinctive garden style. The author, accomplished landscape architect and award-winning garden historian James R. Cothran, joins Dr. Edgar to talk about the book, which paints the most complete portrait yet of Briggs, his continuing impact on the iconic gardens of Charleston, and his legacy in the lowcountry.