Photography: Claire de Virieu



Backstage on an Urban Landscape

 

 

Black-brick chimneys become sculptures and serve as supports for little universes of garrigue on this terrace overlooking the auteuil racecourse.

Area: 129 sq m
Location: Western Paris
Biotope: wind, sun, cold
Eco-garden: 3/5

 

 

 

Project stages

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2002: location photos, tiled floor and view over western Paris. The project takes its inspiration from the dominant presence of the chimneys.

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04-coulisse-paysage-urbain

2003: The silhouette of Mediterranean pines stands out against a background of glass high-rises.