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The relation between the garden and the house

The aim of the conference series is to compare the uses, practices and techniques applied in the gardens of Europe and East Asia. With the fourth edition of the conference series we extend the discourse to the Islamic cultural sphere. Alongside a certain form of universality in the function of the garden (pleasure, display of power, ceremonial, reclusion but also production), the scholars are questioning, from one continent to another, the extraordinary diversity of the elements that make up a garden, of the forms and devices that implement it and of the representations that express its nature.

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