Researchers from the Volcani Center in Israel examined 17 varieties of chickpeas, known to be high protein, ranging from black, red, brown, green, rubiginous
, gray, yellow, and beige.
The focus of the gardens is a square paved with rubiginous
bricks and planted with a regular grid of maple trees.
The ascetic palette of rubiginous
brick, raw concrete and pre-painted sheet metal refers to materials generally in use throughout the existing campus and establishes a basic constructional vocabulary for future extensions.