In this book, internationally renowned garden and architecture theorists, art historians, cultural mediators, and commentators look at the phenomenon of Wörlitz. Their examinations begin with the 18th century developments of which Fürst Franz's Garden Kingdom was a prominent European example: this small pattern state implemented the new Enlightenment concepts of architecture and landscape design in a model and exemplary way. By analysing the historical background, the authors open up new perspectives on a world heritage site. The photographs in this volume, they aim with a keen gaze to capture everything from the small details to the grand unified composition. An exceptional homage: fascinating, instructive, and filled with powerful images.