Located in Vallero Square, in Jerusalem, in front of the main open market and a tramline station, is four 30-foot-high and 30-foot-wide giant inflatable flowers created by HQ Architects. The cool part is that they self inflate when you or someone else stands underneath them, providing you with both light at night and shade during the day. The installation is part of the municipality’s effort to improve the urban space of the city center.
According to Design Boom, “this project is part of the municipality’s effort to improve the urban space of the city center and in this specific case, of the [square’s] poor condition. “Warde’s (project name) attempt was not to fight the chaos but instead to try and lighten up the urban space, by spreading around these four elements that have a hint of fantasy, and with their help, overcome the reality of the square.”
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