Dutch art collective Observatorium's “Waiting for the River” is a meditation on time, history, and anticipation. In preparation for the planned flooding of the Emscher River (currently a sewage canal) a decade away, the group built a 125-foot-long structure that’s at once a bridge and a small village that includes a hostel, kitchen, bathroom, and meeting space. In dedicating themselves to a distant future, the group has created a series of spaces that amplify the immediate, perpetual act of waiting. Via.

Dutch art collective Observatorium's “Waiting for the River” is a meditation on time, history, and anticipation. In preparation for the planned flooding of the Emscher River (currently a sewage canal) a decade away, the group built a 125-foot-long structure that’s at once a bridge and a small village that includes a hostel, kitchen, bathroom, and meeting space. In dedicating themselves to a distant future, the group has created a series of spaces that amplify the immediate, perpetual act of waiting. Via.

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