Nantes, France, sure knows how to pay homage to the mind of fellow countryman Jules Verne with this steampunk creation: a magnificent 12 meter high by 8 meter wide mechanical elephant made from 45 tons of reclaimed materials such as wood and steel:

Steampunk Animal Vehicles - Artists François Delarozière and Pierre Orefice are exhibiting their strange mechanical sculptures in Nantes, France.

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Präsentation - Das künstlerische Projekt - Les Machines de l’île - Les Machines de l’île

The Machines de l’Ile is an amazing French artistic project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and the industrial history of Nantes, on the exceptional site of the former shipyards.  www.lesmachines-nantes.fr/english/

The Machines de l’Ile is an amazing French artistic project. It is a blend of the invented worlds of Jules Verne, the mechanical universe of Leonardo da Vinci, and the industrial history of Nantes, on the exceptional site of the former shipyards.

Île de Nantes - Les Fonderies (jardin public)

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oiseau des iles social housing - nantes - antonini darmon - 2014 - photo alexandre wasilewski

Antonini Darmon's housing in Nantes is a patchwork of solid and void

The Foundries’ Garden is located on the « Ile de Nantes », one of the biggest urban projects under construction in France. The development is spread out in the length of an island in the centre of …

The Foundries Garden in Nantes,France.

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La Fabrique on the Ile de NANTES - Agence Tetrac Architects -

Nantes has always strived to move, live, create, build and evolve for the well-being of its inhabitants. Nantes excels through its ability to invent its future and implement it with great enthusiasm in an unspoilt setting.

Les Machines de l'Ile de Nantes // Nantes Island Machines // France

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