A painter, designer and self taught botanist, Burle Marx treated the landscape as a living work of art.
Burle Marx's tapestries, on view at Paco Imperial museum
Garden Design Seanz Pena Square, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1948
Garden Design Plan, Duque de Caxias Square Rio de Janeiro 1948
Site Plan of Ibrirapuera Park Project, Sao Paulo, Brazil 1953
Detail 5, Ibrirapuera Park Project, Sao Paulo, Brazil 1953
Just a few of Burle Marx's realized works
Brazil's Civic Square
Terrace garden rio de Janeiro
A passionate proponent of Brazillian native flora and fauna Burle Marx is also recognized for his discovery of some thirteen plants that bear his name, see my 5 selected below.
Heliconia hirsuta 'Burle Marx'
Begonia 'Burle Marx'