The team proposed a variety of structures-rolling furniture, collective platforms, benches, vehicles and rafts- to connect the waterside and the hillsides and allow people to enjoy the surrounding landscape. As an contemporary interpretation of the old washerwomen’s wheelbarrows, the project creates new gathering spaces.
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Metallic armature and wooden slates were combined to build benches, tables and rehabilitatethe old building named “La Tomate” located on the river bank. Lightweight and maneuverable, the furniture combines uses and pays homage to traditional structures built on and around the river.
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Photos by Jeremie Koempgen – Eric Betschart