The Garden Guide

Wemple, Emmet L.

Born - Died : ? - ?

Emmet L. Wemple was a leading Southern California landscape architect, and garden designer, during the period of the 1950s through the late 1980s. Trained in many subjects, including fine art and furniture design, he met Garrett Eckbo in 1951 and turned to garden design. Perhaps best known for the J. Paul Getty museum garden in Malibu he also designed many domestic gardens in a diverse range of styles ranging from classical to modernist abstract. Mr. Wemple was a distinquished 40 year faculty member, and former dean, at the University of Southern California School of Architecture, where he was the driving force in establishing the landscape architecture studies program.

Gardens designed by Wemple, Emmet L.