Amsterdam

GA 317 - HORTUS EXERCITIO

Ciny Wouters (NL 1979), Marie Morin (FR 1981), Gwenn Rannou (FR 1976), Florent Le Corre (FR 1980)



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Text by Matthew Turner: The project rejects the 'autistic logic' of office use, and overlays the area with a landscape programme made up of a myriad of desirable activities, such as a petting zoo, community gardens, a lake, wellness centre, and pocket forests. The main move is to construct parking garages at the perimeter and cover them over with attractive roof top gardens. Other unforeseen (but bucolic) occupations of the fallow land is left for people to conquer and invent.

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