The Garden Guide

Hill, Oliver

Born - Died : 1887 - 1968

English architect, landscape architect and garden designer. A family friend of Edwin Lutyens, Oliver Hill was apprenticed to a builder and then to an architect. After gaining a reputation as a country house architect he began to design gardens and became a Fellow of the Institute of Landscape Architects. Oliver Hill's early garden designs were in the Arts and Crafts style but he turned towards modernism in the 1930s, favouring curved lines.