julien berthier: balcon additionnel julien berthier: balcon additionnel
sep 14, 2010

julien berthier: balcon additionnel

‘balcon additionnel’ by julien berthier, 2008 (polyester resin, steel, paint)‘balcon additionnel’ is an architectural intervention by french artist julien berthier that places a small balcony on a series of different buildings. the project is actually a service which will hoist the balcony up to the building from a boom-truck on the ground. the balcony is permanently attached to the truck, allowing it to be quickly fitted and then removed. the balcony is made from plastic resin, steel and paint and designed to mimic a haussmann-style balcony found in paris. this traditional style design is contrasted by placing it against buildings of all different architectural styles.

http://www.julienberthier.org

‘balcon additionnel’ by julien berthier, 2008 (polyester resin, steel, paint)

‘balcon additionnel’ by julien berthier, 2008 (polyester resin, steel, paint)

‘balcon additionnel’ by julien berthier, 2008 (polyester resin, steel, paint)

‘balcon additionnel’ by julien berthier, 2008 (polyester resin, steel, paint)

  • The concept is good; but the author is not very smart.
    The photos are terrible. The balcony should not be putted in front of the building’s walls. Should have chosen better the buildings where to take the photos.

    difriri says:
  • I like this geature.

    Archminz says:

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