The Fantastic Mechanical Creatures of the Isle of Nantes

1

Due to the influence of Sci-Fi movies, many of us have an obsession with giant robots. How cool would it be to ride a gigantic robotic dinosaur or elephant? It would be even cooler to control one!

2

Regretfully, the modern technologies are not yet sophisticated enough to fulfill this dream. Pierre Orefice and François Delarozière, however, came very close.

3

These two artists have made it their goal to turn Nantes, France, into a hot tourist destination spot for people who love robots.

4

In their project of Machines de l’île in Nantes, they have created a whole park of robotic monstrosities, ranging from a giant 3 story high elephant to a 2 meter long centipede crawling on a rail track.

5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below


If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Amazing Traffic-Swallowing TEB-1 Bus Debuts In China
In the Memory of Steve: Photo Tribute
Belgian Designers Have Created A Canoe For Two That Folds Away Into A Box
Alien Hunter: World’s Biggest Telescope will be Built in Chile
Funny Air Filter Gives You a Dog Nose Filter in Real Life
Japan's Ultra Luxurious Shiki-Shima Train
Robots at CES 2012: Hard Working, Funny and Dancing
Cheap Chinese Tablet
Superb Yamaha Swan-Like Scooter With Insect Wings Will Make You Feel Like Flying
The Very Rare 1980 4-Door Chevrolet Corvette
A Pair of Back to The Future Fans Have Built the World’s First Life–sized Replica of The Time Travel Train
Lamborghini Athon, an Amazing But Forgotten Concept Car From 1980
Artist Meticulously Crochets Wire To Create Anatomically Correct Heart
Historic Space Shuttle Mockup Stored in Downey, California
1977 Pontiac Phantom, the Last Car Designed by Bill Mitchell, One of the Automobile Industry’s Best Known Designers
Concepts From Future Past: 1976 Ferrari Rainbow
Classic Cars Vs. Their Modern Versions
Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles, This Expandable, Reusable Face Mask Adjusts To All Face Shapes And Sizes
FRUITZ Watches
Photos Of 20 Wonderful Reliant Regal Cars
Quirky And Daring: Best Soviet Concept Cars
Production of the Statuettes for the 21th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at American Fine Arts Foundry
Let's Look Inside A Doomsday Global Seed Vault On Spitsbergen, Norway
Steve Jobs's Top 5 Hits in Pop Culture
Art of Science 2011 Gallery
Facebook's New Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA
Coolest Designed Products Of 2016
Meet Snoped, The Sleek Snowmobile
3D-printed Statue Selfies
Monster Crane Collapses at National Cathedral