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Incredible Grass Globe Illusion Pops up in Paris!

Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 10, 2011 @ 12:29 am In Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery | No Comments

land art, optical illusion, François Abélanet, 'qui croire,' Paris City Hall, 3D sphere, green design, eco-design, sustainable design, environmental art, [1]

Installed by 90 people over a five day period, the incredible optical illusion [2] is 100 meters long and takes up 1200 square meters of lawn. It is covered in 300 square meters of sedum. Designed to rise above the heated rhetoric of scientists and builders and other stakeholders, Qui Croire? invites people to simply question the role that nature plays in their lives.

The public will be able to visit this mind-bending land art project [3] at Paris City Hall until 15 July, 2011.

+ François Abélanet [4]

+ Paris.Fr

Via Designboom [5]

images © Déborah Lesage / Mairie de Paris [6]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/francois-abelanets-grassy-globe-optical-illusion-fools-many-a-parisians-eye/francois-abelanet-optical-illusion-e/

[2] incredible optical illusion: http://inhabitat.com/textured-kuma-organic-pillows-are-a-comfy-optical-illusion/

[3] land art project: http://inhabitat.com/book-review-landart-new-mexico/literature-land-arts-grid/

[4] + François Abélanet: http://www.francois-abelanet.com/landart.html

[5] Designboom: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/10/view/15574/francois-abelanet-quoi-croire-optical-illusion-land-art.html

[6] © Déborah Lesage / Mairie de Paris: https://picasaweb.google.com/parisnumerique3/UnJardinEphemereEnConstructionSurLeParvisDeLHotelDeVille#

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