major building of the history of the Arts and Crafts style and of 19th-century British architecture
He also desired to have a "Palace of Art" in which he and his friends could enjoy producing works of art
The garden is also significant, being an early example of the idea of a garden as a series of exterior "rooms".
Red House, Philip Webb, Bexleyheath, England
Morris wanted the garden to be like an integral part of the house. The "rooms" consisted of a herb garden, a vegetable garden, and two rooms full of old-fashioned flowers—jasmine, lavender, quinces, and an abundance of fruit trees.
Inspired by Ruskin's idea of a community of creative artists.
How many gardens did Edwin Lutyens and jekyll design
over 300 in 20 years
Lutyens [the designer of the Viceroy's House in India]
began as an admirer of the domestic revival movement, such as Webb, and was able to fuse the Romantic [which included Morris and Webb] and Classical in his designs. He disliked theory: "Don't talk, draw it."