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Undergrowth Economy: The Bindweed Shard

Over your cities, grass will grow: This ink drawing by David Janes suggests an amusing future condition for Renzo Piano’s London Bridge Tower

Frank Lloyd Wright, in his lecture To The Young Man in Architecture, advised ‘A physician can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.’ In this vein, illustrator David Janes offers Renzo Piano a tip in a wry post-apocalyptic illustration portraying nature’s revenge on the recent divisive addition to the London’s skyline.

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The Bindweed Shard Poster

A limited number of A1 C-type photographic gloss print are available from his website: www.davidjanes.co.uk

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