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The recent revival ofhorticulture has focused less on the garden as a romantic refuge than as aplace where concepts of social justice, biodiversity, and sustainability can betried and tested. Gardens have become places of the avantgarde. The exhibition»Garden Futures« at the Vitra Design Museum is the first to explore the historyand future of modern gardens. Where do today’s garden ideals come from? Willgardens help us achieve a liveable future for everyone? The exhibitionaddresses these questions using a broad range of examples from design, everydayculture, and landscape architecture – from deckchairs to vertical urban farms,from contemporary community gardens to living buildings to gardens by designersand artists including Roberto Burle Marx, Mien Ruys, and Derek Jarman.