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


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




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