rus in urbe

rus in urbe

(rʊs ɪn ˈɜːbɪ)
the country in the town
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Central Park was designed in the 1850s as rus in urbe, an idealized landscape intended to promote social values, and it has become holy ground for joggers and tree-huggers, dog owners and nature-deprived kids on field trips.
Luxuriant and overgrown, these generous fingers of green space were a surprising manifestation of rus in urbe.
This courtyard garden adjoins the eighteenth-century Hotel de Roquelaure, and surrounded as it is by old walls and trees and planted with apples and pears, it is the trace of an old kitchen garden, of an earlier rus in urbe. The area is in any case one of the most protected parts of the city and planning restrictions are stringent.