via madonna dei monti 50 00184 roma
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ombre - international garden festival
grand mètis (canada) 2002 - invited
… shadows also refer to a darker emotional level of perception. our design considers the site like an archeological excavation field. the visitor is confronted with an array of seemingly identical, but freely placed openening in a bare ground. the reference to a necroplis is strong, with its shadows of the past hanging metaphorically on the very present times. entering the garden one soon discovers that the ground inside the openings is unexpectedly covered with low, densly growing and flowering plants.