Front Covers: ‘Gardens Illustrated’ – NOV 2021

Autumn’s embrace

This issue we explore how designer Alistair Baldwin has taken a historic burgage plot and created a garden that looks to the heritage of the site and how the space can enhance the owners’ lives as a garden retreat.


Aerial Views: Lucerne In Central Switzerland (4K)

Lucerne, a compact city in Switzerland known for its preserved medieval architecture, sits amid snowcapped mountains on Lake Lucerne. Its colorful Altstadt (Old Town) is bordered on the north by 870m Museggmauer (Musegg Wall), a 14-century rampart. The covered Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge), built in 1333, links the Aldstadt to the Reuss River’s right bank. 

Nature Timelapse Views: ‘The Green Reapers’ Of The Plant World (8K Video)

-N- Uprising ‘The Green Reapers’ is an experimental film mixing 8K insect videos and 8K carnivorous plant hatching timelapses. The film presents rare phenomena from the miniature world of insects. A butterfly in the process of being born, plants in the process of growing, Carnivorous plants in the process of hunting. It is a work of 4 months of patience.

All insects captured by the plants have been released.

Music: Alexis Dehimi

Director: Thomas Blanchard

Morning News: Belarus’ Migrant Crisis, Iraq Prime Minister, Czech Politics

We hear the latest as the migrant crisis escalates on the border between Poland and Belarus, and discuss the assassination attempt on Iraq’s prime minister. Plus: the Czech Republic’s coalition and the week’s music news.

Inside Views: Hôtel de Crillon In Paris, France

The Hôtel de Crillon is a historic luxury hotel in Paris which opened in 1909 in a building dating to 1758. Located at the foot of the Champs-Élysées, the Crillon along with the Hôtel de la Marine is one of two identical stone palaces on the Place de la Concorde.

Video chapters: 0:00 Intro 6:19 Lobby 14:12 Jardin d’Hiver 16:51 Bar Les Ambassadeurs 20:27 Suite 24:25 Boutique 25:36 Spa 27:59 Pool 31:03 Dinner 33:47 Breakfast