— On landscape architecture and related
Some Freshly Fallen Hills
Thursday, June 11, 2009
(You can be forgiven for mistaking this to be a photo of an art installation in a beautiful new pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale — something to do with the human and environmental cost of mineral resource extraction, perhaps. Or for thinking that Leah Beeferman is finally going through “
the step-by-step process of building a landscape of freshly fallen hills into an industrious winged city.
” Or Geoff Manaugh terraforming
habitable artificial hills
for future intergalactic archaeologists. But this building is actually a
. Photographer unknown.
3 COMMENTS —
June 14, 2009 at 12:18:00 PM CDT
The "source" link appears nonfunctional, and the blacked out text is empty. Pulling our leg?
June 17, 2009 at 12:18:00 PM CDT
July 11, 2009 at 1:08:00 PM CDT
The photo is strongly reminiscent of the building-the-future montage section of "H.G. Wells' Things to Come" (1936).
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