Revelatory Landscapes

Skip Conversions

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Oliver Bishop Young, since 2008.

Young’s London skip conversions convert existing urban environments into urban playgrounds.

Photo Source: http://monkeysonthebrain.blogspot.com/2008/10/skip-conversions.html

Source: (re)designing Nature, Publisher Hatje Cantz

 

Landscape With Animals

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Regula Dettwiler, 2008

This therapeutic garden’s caricature-like sudden hills and wandering animals create a playful environment at this care home in Austria.

Photo Source: http://www.publicart.at/home.php?pnr=597&il=12&l=eng&weiter=1

Source: (re)designing Nature, Publisher Hatje Cantz

 

Platform of Hope

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Khondaker Hasibul Kabir, since 2007

This platform is located amidst the grimy slums of Dhaka, in Bangladesh, and plays on the concept of perspective and the meaning behind different points of view.

Photo Source: http://we-make-money-not-art.com/archives/2011/03/book-review-redesigning-nature.php#.UXLn1b_d1Lw

Source: (re)designing Nature, Publisher Hatje Cantz

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1 comment
  1. 3 – interesting project but what does it say/reveal about the urban condition? perhaps is points to a deficiency of green space?
    3 – same comment as above. perhaps it reinforces the starkness of the architecture?
    3 – what you’re trying to say is very unclear

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