• February 26, 2007
  • Posted by Marc

Urban Flora - A Taxonomy Of The City

Urban Flora is a project that aims to alter city dwellers’ experience of their environment through a series of stickers that identify objects in the urban environment. These “urban flora”, such as mailboxes, lamp posts, and fire hydrants, are presented in a traditional taxonomy such as one would see in an arboretum or botanical garden. By defining these man-made artifacts in the context of the botanical world, the project draws attention to the presence or absence of nature in the urban space”