Thomas Dolliver Church Designs
By: Christina Hughey
What are the first things that come to mind when thinking of summer time? For many swimming and gardens is the first things that comes to mind. Some of America’s greatest gardens and swimming pools were designed by Thomas Dolliver Church. Church was one of the most influential landscape architects of all time. He became an architect at a time where transition and experimenting were embraced. His gardens and pools were truly remarkable. He believed that a garden should have no beginning and no ending, essentially believing that a garden should look beautiful from all angles of the yard, not just up close to the house. He worked with modern forms, color, space and texture. Below are two of perhaps the most popular gardens and pools designed by Thomas Dolliver Church.