Friday, October 3, 2014

We Won, Nature's Cathedral- New OUTR Project Release

We are now able to share that we have been awarded as the winner of the Pop Up Park Competition for the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014.

Please also >>>>Click Here<<< to see AILAs Press release.
Our project is called nature’s cathedral, and we are currently in design development and construction phase, which will see it on display in Sydney from 12 to 19 November 2014.

Please >>>>Click Here<<<< to see more via the official OUTR website.

Description extract:
Nature’s Cathedral is the title of the proposed pop-up park for the IUCN World Parks Congress that is intended to inspire and challenge our understanding of what a park is, and perhaps what they might be.

The trees are suspended at a height to inspire the reverence which we generally attribute to our ‘natural environment’. However, the trees are also exposed, and held in stasis by the ‘structure’ of man in the form of the scaffold armature. The composition is to simultaneously celebrate the beauty of the natural, and question our relationship to it that potentially both supports its being, and potentially restricts its matter.

The IUCN World Parks Congress is a global event involving some 4,000 delegates from 160 countries to focus attention on the value and importance of parks. Held once a decade, the theme is Parks, Planet, people: inspiring solutions and it will showcase nature's solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges such as food and water security and human health.