Toronto, Corktown Common, ON

(continuer en français)

It’s garden time, with the first days of warm weather, the flowers start to bloom with confidence. The Corktown Common, east of Toronto downtown is a modern garden. Not only because it dates from 2014, but also because it marks a reversal of priorities, restoring natural cycles to their regulatory role. Formerly a marshland drained in the 19th century for the purposes of industrialization, the industrial wasteland is being transformed back into a wetland to collect runoff water before discharging it into the Don River.

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