organic football fields

O Campo is a photography series by Joachim Schmid, concerning irregular Brazilian football fields. These organic invented fields are resulting products of vacant/waste lands together with a rising demand for playgrounds. A pure example of contextual urbanism, where the built existing context is the one who fixes the rules.

As the photographer states: the desire for playing the game has clearly surpassed and ignored the limitations of natural topography and FIFA’s laws.

[source> la periferia domestica]

[all images> joachim schmid photographing brazilian football fields via multicipios brasil]


  1. rob


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  3. Hola Dani!
    Lo resposteo en mi blog con tu permiso…
    el otro día me tiré un par de horas buceando por aqui!
    un abrazo

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