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Dreamy Timber Pavilions Stacked High Atop One Another Coming to Paris’ Largest Urban Park

Posted By Tafline Laylin On September 17, 2011 @ 10:15 am In Architecture | No Comments

HHF Architects, AWP Architects, Follies, minimalist, Carrière-Sous-Poissy, timber, local construction companies, seine river, green design, eco-design, sustainable design, ecological showcase [1]

In order to cut down on costs, these adorable follies will be of a standard size and will be constructed by local companies [2], making them a project for Paris by Paris. The park – designed to be an ecological showcase for city residents and visitors – will create a 113 hectare extension to the city’s northern end. By installing the minimalist timber sheds [3], city officials generate the sense that a day out is more than just a bourgeois walk in the park. Love button anyone?

+ HHF Architects [4]

+ AWP Architects [5]

Via Dezeen [6]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/09/Carrieres-sous-Poissy-Park-Paris-1.png

[2] constructed by local companies: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/jagged-chunks-of-sidewalk-reused-to-create-unique-median-for-queens-plaza/

[3] minimalist timber sheds: http://inhabitat.com/the-shiners-minimalist-rocking-bed-is-built-from-industrial-waste/

[4] + HHF Architects: http://hhf.ch/hhf/en/projects/archive/2011/poissy.photos.0.html

[5] + AWP Architects: http://www.platforms.fr/

[6] Dezeen: http://www.dezeen.com/2011/09/16/parc-des-bords-de-seine-by-hhf-architects-and-awp/

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