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ling fan: floating green
sep 14, 2009
ling fan: floating green


‘floating green’ by ling fan

chinese artist and architect ling fan has completed a public art ‘floating green’ in
shanghai, china. the public art installation located in pudong zhangjiang hi-tech park,
detaches the flat lawn from the earth it covers, folds it and structures it to form
inhabitable urban furniture. instead of the notion of people having to abide by the sign
‘keep off!’ people are encouraged to ‘hop on!’ and touch it, smell it, use it and sense it
however we please. the thin structure shakes gently when people sitting on it. floating
green rejects sculptural iconography in favor of an urban surface articulated in diverse
parts.


‘floating green’

image courtesy ling fan


‘floating green’
image courtesy ling fan


‘floating green’
image courtesy ling fan


‘floating green’
image courtesy ling fan


‘floating green’

image courtesy ling fan


‘floating green’
image courtesy ling fan


making process of ‘floating green’
image courtesy ling fan


making process of ‘floating green’

image courtesy ling fan

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