Beals & Lyon – The Garden of Forking Paths

image © Cristóbal Palma

image © Cristóbal Palma

“You would be amazed to see how little people use the parks here,” says Santiago-based architect Alejandro Beals. Beals is half of young practice Beals & Lyon, which has recently completed the Garden of Forking Paths, a public project that comprises a series of timber pavilions set in a newly planted cornfield towards the edge of one of the Chilean capital’s parks. From its Borgesian title down, it is an intelligent and literary scheme intended to become “a space of slowness, useless, where you could get lost and leave the rush of the city behind”.

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