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

[caption id="attachment_414" align="alignnone" width="780"]01-coulisse-paysage-urbain 2002: location photos, tiled floor and view over western Paris. The project takes its inspiration from the dominant presence of the chimneys.[/caption]



[caption id="attachment_411" align="alignnone" width="780"]04-coulisse-paysage-urbain 2003: The silhouette of Mediterranean pines stands out against a background of glass high-rises.[/caption]