Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit

Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens,
Grand-Métis,  2006

The Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit was an installation project consisting of a recycled container located on a symbolic degraded site at the International Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. The site had all the scars of former cargo transport activity: old railroads, compacted filler soil, chain-link fences as well as concrete and metal rubble.

This project aimed to demonstrate, in a humoristic way, that it is possible to bring a degraded site back to life.

Different rehabilitation techniques, such as composting, phytoremediation, green fertilizer planting and even poultry manure, were shown throughout the project which was phased over a few years.

The unit included the team’s transport: beds, work tables, tools, storage and seeds were always present, which allowed the team to intervene in all circumstances and to create new garden full of hope.

Credits
Design : Mousse Architecture de Paysage (Charlotte Gaudette and Emmanuelle Tittley)
Graphic design : Isabelle Robida
Steel work : Étienne Grégoire
Pictures : Mousse Architecture de Paysage and Jean-Claude Hurni photographe

Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit

The Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit was an installation project consisting of a recycled container located on a symbolic degraded site at the International Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. The site had all the scars of former cargo transport activity: old railroads, compacted filler soil, chain-link fences as well as concrete and metal rubble.

This project aimed to demonstrate, in a humoristic way, that it is possible to bring a degraded site back to life.

Different rehabilitation techniques, such as composting, phytoremediation, green fertilizer planting and even poultry manure, were shown throughout the project which was phased over a few years.

The unit included the team’s transport: beds, work tables, tools, storage and seeds were always present, which allowed the team to intervene in all circumstances and to create new garden full of hope.

Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens, Grand-Métis,  2006

Credits
Design : Mousse Architecture de Paysage (Charlotte Gaudette and Emmanuelle Tittley)
Graphic design : Isabelle Robida
Steel work : Étienne Grégoire
Pictures : Mousse Architecture de Paysage and Jean-Claude Hurni photographe

Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit

Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens,
Grand-Métis,  2006

The Mobile Landscaping Intervention Unit was an installation project consisting of a recycled container located on a symbolic degraded site at the International Garden Festival at Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens. The site had all the scars of former cargo transport activity: old railroads, compacted filler soil, chain-link fences as well as concrete and metal rubble.

This project aimed to demonstrate, in a humoristic way, that it is possible to bring a degraded site back to life.

Different rehabilitation techniques, such as composting, phytoremediation, green fertilizer planting and even poultry manure, were shown throughout the project which was phased over a few years.

The unit included the team’s transport: beds, work tables, tools, storage and seeds were always present, which allowed the team to intervene in all circumstances and to create new garden full of hope.

Credits
Design : Mousse Architecture de Paysage (Charlotte Gaudette and Emmanuelle Tittley)
Graphic design : Isabelle Robida
Steel work : Étienne Grégoire
Pictures : Mousse Architecture de Paysage and Jean-Claude Hurni photographe