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Trash bin plant

3 Feburary 2008
Near Hugo-Heimann-Str, Gropiusstadt, Berlin

For one week in February, I was an artist-in-residence in Gropiusstadt, a settlement in southwest Berlin. Gropiusstadt was conceived as a modern “garden city” with a mix of houses and apartment buildings, in a green oasis of lawns and trees, at the edge of the city. The area ended up being much more densely constructed than the original planner, Bauhaus architect Walter Gropius had intended, but there is still much more green and many more trees than elsewhere in the city.

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