Nestor le Jardin Loupe, was an installation conceived for urban birds….8 solar powered interactive birdhouses and 75 indigenous berry and pollinator gardens planted in geotextile sacs were strapped to the trees of an 80 meter walkway in Lausanne, Switzerland.  This project was realised in collaboration with Charles Goyard and Aurey Deslis as part of Lausanne Jardins 2014.

Nestor le Jardin Loupe, was an installation conceived for urban birds….8 solar powered interactive birdhouses and 75 indigenous berry and pollinator gardens planted in geotextile sacs were strapped to the trees of an 80 meter walkway in Lausanne, Switzerland.

This project was realised in collaboration with Charles Goyard and Aurey Deslis as part of Lausanne Jardins 2014.

Nestor: Solar powered interactive birdhouse: when occupied the LED lights red

Nestor: Solar powered interactive birdhouse: when occupied the LED lights red

Nestor: birdhouse and geotextile gardens strapped to the trees

Nestor: birdhouse and geotextile gardens strapped to the trees

Merhaba birdhouse inspired by the triporteurs of Marrakech

Merhaba birdhouse inspired by the triporteurs of Marrakech

Perch: commissioned work for Anti -Anti curated by Hadas Kedar, Tel Aviv University Gallery    Bird observation takes place from inside the gallery using binoculars.The perch is paired with a sunflower garden to attract birds.   Sparrows, bulbuls and a pair of kingfishers were sighted during the installation.    Built with Yonatan Elami

Perch: commissioned work for Anti -Anti curated by Hadas Kedar, Tel Aviv University Gallery

Bird observation takes place from inside the gallery using binoculars.The perch is paired with a sunflower garden to attract birds.

Sparrows, bulbuls and a pair of kingfishers were sighted during the installation.

Built with Yonatan Elami

Artificial Limb : In response to man’s desire to tamper with nature and the urban landscape, a prosthetic limb was designed for a wych elm in london…it also serves as a bird lodging.

Artificial Limb : In response to man’s desire to tamper with nature and the urban landscape, a prosthetic limb was designed for a wych elm in london…it also serves as a bird lodging.

Preliminary fitting of the branch

Preliminary fitting of the branch

Detail of branch: perspex , jute and steel armature

Detail of branch: perspex , jute and steel armature

Graft: nature print on bark attached to Birch tree

Graft: nature print on bark attached to Birch tree

Geometry

Geometry

Rearranging the furniture : painted bark from various trees

Rearranging the furniture : painted bark from various trees

stoneware birdhouse

stoneware birdhouse

Catnip  catnip gardens were installed for urban feral cats…this is a short film about the project

Catnip

catnip gardens were installed for urban feral cats…this is a short film about the project

Sundial installation for four seasons 1976

Sundial installation for four seasons 1976