FROM ARIL 22 TO NOVEMBER 7, 2021 // POSTPONED OPENING

FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DES JARDINS

DOMAINE DE CHAUMONT-SUR-LOIRE

Twenty-four teams from around the world have been selected by the judges to take part in the International Garden Festival. They will join specially invited designers who have been given “carte verte” for 2021, bringing the number of new gardens dedicated to the very inspiring and eco-friendly theme of “Biomimicry” over thirty.

 

What if, even in the garden, we redesigned everything from a perspective of mimicry and having the same shapes and structures everywhere? Understanding and imitating living systems and, in particular, natural ecosystems is one of the keys to our future.

Managing the flow, energy, purification and storage of water, converting sunlight into energy, green chemistry... it can all be found in nature. Biomimicry is an innovative process inspired by living shapes, materials, properties and functions, and we can learn a lot from it in terms of bioluminescence, thermoregulation, cleaning up pollution, water repulsion, wind resistance and so on. The aim is to restore nature, animals as well as plants, to its place at the heart of human projects. Nature is therefore no longer just a resource or a constraint; it is a real source of inspiration.

Whether you look at the silk of spiders, the organisation of termite mounds or the tendrils of the Virginia creeper or burdock, there are a thousand opportunities to take a leaf out of nature’s book and apply its techniques to the garden. The gardens for the 2021 edition are still as creative as ever, and at the same time portray the benefits of biomimicry, thanks to some remarkable talent.

In pursuit of this theme and its visual interpretation, designers for the 2021 event have proposed ambitious and exemplary creations that feature fresh and contemporary scenes, aiming to surprise, give understanding and capture imaginations all at once.

LE JARDIN DE LA TERMITIERE
CE QUE L'ON VOIT, CE QUE L'ON SAIT
LE JARDIN DE LA FONTAINE ANEMONE DE JEAN-PHILIPPE POIREE-VILLE
LE JARDIN RAYONNE
RETOUR AUX RACINES
LE SOFA CACTEE DE MAURIZIO GALANTE
MOSAIQUE MIMETIQUE
BLEU DESIR
LE JARDIN CAMOUFLAGE
ANG
L'ARBRE SOURCE
TOUT EST CONNECTE
LE JARDIN DES MANGROVES
LE JARDIN ZEBRE
L'ODE A GAIA
LE JARDIN (DE)CONNECTE DE PIERRE-ALEXANDRE RISSER
A REBROUSSE-POIL D'ALEXIS TRICOIRE
OSMOSE
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