As part of the travel Playgrounds exhibition in Nantes, the architectural firm has / LTA has created the installation "Tree basketball" for the Lieu Unique.
Before the House of People and Technology, on the Ile de Nantes, the new sports and urban equipment consists of basketball hoops mounted tree and at various heights. Freely accessible, the 'Tree basketball "invites users to an alternative sports and urban practice, allowing more teams to play together and meet in the heart of the city.
The agency / LTA specifies:
"Before the House of People and Technology, on the Ile de Nantes, a tree in basketball the agency / LTA, becomes a new freely passable equipment by users The team play is recognizable at first glance.: sneakers baskets mounted tree, allow playing basketball with cross teams multiplied, different ages thanks to variable heights baskets mounted on a common branch. a multi-age participation, on a site close to play allows children to encourage meetings improbable, unprecedented gaming practices around an element which seeks to integrate the site (near the branch of the Heron Tree, of machines de l'Ile). ownership immediate known game rules do not exclude the invention of new ways to play thanks to markings that define cross land. "
photographs: S. Chalmeau and a / LTA
For more information, visit the agency website a / LTA urban architects.