Guillaume Collignon – Flight Launching Monuments


Guillaume Collignon – Flight Launching Monuments

by Guillaume Collignon

Complex and monumental, ski jumps are constructions that have a strong impact on their landscape and their environment. Although ski jumping is practiced only by a few people, its architecture requires a significant investment. Sometimes architectural monuments and prestigious showcases, sometimes relics of a past glory, I was interested in these architectural “UFOs”, wanting them to be not completely revealed, leaving room for imagination. If the strangeness of these constructions amazes the public and transformed the landscape, their rise and fall raises many questions about sports and the Olympics…