Gabion Planter

THESIS DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT MAQUETTE

2015

Graduate Work

Wood, Steel grating, River rock

Portland, OR

This piece explores the idea of a suspended mass as both a filter for water and a platform for life. It begins to tackle the idea of how a brownfield site is reanimated through a material palette, and how that palette ages over time.

 
http://evanstravers.com/files/gimgs/th-36_Planter Closeup copy resized.jpg
Mitered corner close-up
 
http://evanstravers.com/files/gimgs/th-36_maquette 1.jpg
 
 
http://evanstravers.com/files/gimgs/th-36_Planter dwgs.png
Drawings: Plan, Elevations, Section



The river rock and a scrim conceals root balls & drainage.