International firm Penda Architecture and Design has designed a meadow with sunken pathways for China’s International Garden Expo 2015.
As part of China’s International Garden Expo, Beijing– and Vienna–based firm Penda Architecture and Design has designed a temporary meadow, named “Where the River Runs,” sited for Wuhan, China. The installation, which contains sunken pathways and hidden meeting places, allows visitors to walk along a winding trail through the meadow, mimicking an imaginary river. With this installation, the architects hope to highlight that clean water is not an endless resource.
The pathways lead towards a central, sheltered plaza below the landscaped surface. As visitors wind towards the plaza, they are invited to sprinkle seeds over the grass to encourage the growth of new plants and flowers…
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