Thursday, July, 15, 2010

On July 15, Luminaire was excited to host internationally recognized landscape architect Raymond Jungles at its latest design district showroom: Outdoor Therapy.

Mr. Jungles spoke to a standing-room-only crowd about his many interesting projects in both private and public sectors accompanied by captivating images of his current and completed work. Raymond is primarily known for designing private residential gardens, however he has also designed landscapes for communities, resort hotels, and numerous botanical gardens. Raymond Jungles, Inc. has designed civic landscapes, collaborating with Herzog and de Meuron on 1111 Lincoln Road and with Frank Gehry and Partners on the New World Symphony’s new campus, both in Miami Beach. Most of his projects are located in the Caribbean region and in Florida where he currently resides.

Following the lecture, Miami’s finest, including noted architect Mark Hampton and artist Lynne Gelfman, enjoyed prosecco and book signing by Jungles while mingling in Outdoor Therapy’s soothing atmosphere.