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Batoche

Storyboard on the Landscape / Ekistics Planning & Design

13:00 - 24 February, 2017
Storyboard on the Landscape / Ekistics Planning & Design, Viewing platform. Floating over the landscape—overlooking the East Village and the river—the structure is comprised of two weathering steel bodies connected by a stage. Image © Peter Lawrence
Viewing platform. Floating over the landscape—overlooking the East Village and the river—the structure is comprised of two weathering steel bodies connected by a stage. Image © Peter Lawrence

Wooden panels. The wooden liner provides an armature for interpretation: a structure to provide support, and a trope to represent the long linear seigneurial land plots. Image © John deWolf Métis flag. The Métis flag is an infinity symbol on blue, representing the unity of two cultures, and faith that the Métis culture shall live on forever. Image © Peter Lawrence; Image © John deWolf [inset] Viewing platform. The platform represents a singular cultural heritage of dual origins. The Métis are descendants of those born of indigenous and European (typically French) peoples.Image © Peter Lawrence Cutline. A cut-line framed by the viewing lens stresses the connection with the river and river-lots, and emphasizes the notion of land as a primary character. Image © Peter Lawrence + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Batoche, SK S0K, Canada
  • Project Lead

    John deWolf
  • Lead Architects

    Chris Crawford (architecture), Devin Segal (landscape architecture)
  • Area

    1695.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016