Decaying Books at Jardin de la Connaissance

In 2010 , artist Rodney LaTourelle and landscape architect Thilo Folkerts of100 Landschaftsarchitektur collaborated on an installation at Jardin de la Connaissance in Quebec involving hundreds of books stacked as walls, rooms and benches that will eventually dissolve into their environment. The books are organized between structural coloured plates, while their deterioration is further stimulated and accentuated by mushrooms that are cultivated on the books. The garden becomes a sensual reading room, a library, an information platform, an invitation to a different realm of knowledge

 Find out more about the project here.

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