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Birds ‘n’ Scaffolding

Birds ‘n’ Scaffolding

How do you beautify ugly scaffolding? You could try taking 130 hollowed-out yellow balls, fill them with lights, attach them to various posts of scaffolding and then fill with birds to create a series of ‘Urban Nests’. And if you walk through one particular street in Madrid, that’s exactly what you’ll see as part of a project by Spanish art group Luzinterruptus

The nests were actually created as a way of avoiding accidents with scaffolding joints. Who knew safety, scaffolding and art could be so harmonious?

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