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konarska konarski: the house on the tree
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jun 18, 2010
konarska konarski: the house on the tree


‘the house on the tree’ at the university of waarsaw library grounds
all images courtesy of konarska-konarski

beata konarska and pawel konarski of warsaw art-curator collective konarska-konarski
have created a public installation at the university of warsaw library. ‘the house on the tree’
consists of two parts: one house is perched on one of the library’s trees, while another
is hanging in the library’s main atrium. a very light material called forex boards were used
to ensure that the tree does not get damaged with the weight of the house. the aim of
the project was to raise awareness about sustainable development, a topic which is not
widely discussed in poland.


‘house on the tree’ all year round


pedestrian view


library atrium


from above

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