Sacré Potager by Atelier Barda architecture

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d9w6ieiqvy9cie4f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d9w6ieiqvy9cie4f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d9w6ieiqvy9cie4f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d9/d9w6ieiqvy9cie4f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Sacre&#769; potager is an installation exhibited at the 14th, 15th, and 16th edition of the International Garden Festival, held in Grand-Me&#769;tis, Que&#769;bec from 2013 to 2016. In 2015, the installation was exposed at the Mus&eacute;e des beaux-arts de Qu&eacute;bec.
Sacré Potager was chosen by the jury for this international competition from among the 290 proposals submitted by more than 700 designers from 31 countries. Sacré Potager (literally, the sacred vegetable garden) evokes the sacred nature of plants and their special place in our world. For millennia, humans have raised monuments to worship the sacred. Over time, the notion of what is sacred has evolved. So too has our environment.
Historically men have left the imprint of their beliefs, their customs and their faith through various monuments they have erected and placed in the landscape. In Sacré potager various wooden altars arranged in the garden evoke crossroad oratories or altars made private plots.
The installation offers and leads th...

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