Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

NAWA sculpture by Oskar Zieta, Wrocław – Poland

August 18th, 2017


The sculpture’s shiny, eye-catching exterior attracts the passing visitor. But, upon closer look at its surface, one will see the reflection of the surrounding environment.

Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum by Collective Studio, Shanghai – China

August 3rd, 2017

Curated by Dr Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2: Seeds of Time exhibition in the Himalayas Art Museum brought together artists and researchers with the aim of proposing new strategies for alternative approaches and solutions to issues of social and environmental sustainability.

Origami exhibition pavilion by Manuel Bouzas Cavada, Manuel Bouzas Barcala and Clara Álvarez García, Logroño – Spain

July 31st, 2017

The idea is simple; we want to generate an icon, an attractive exhibit that seeks to stir curiosity and catch the attention of the city´s inhabitants. But also, we want to show that the Garnica panels are self-supporting; we haven’t used any supporting structure or sub-structures. We have only used the starting material, the Garnica panels: 39 of them.

COR Shop by BLOCO Arquitetos, Brasilia – Brazil

July 29th, 2017

The client´s briefing for the shop “COR” asked us to create a space that could work both as a showroom for a Brazilian brand of paintings and architectural coatings and as the backdrop for the display of the work of the furniture designer Paulo Alves, from São Paulo.

Practicing teaching experiment by CAFAarchStudio10, Beijing – China

July 24th, 2017

The subject requires each student to create a small structure with envelope enclosure from concept design to construction, so as to achieve true experience of the three aspects as scale, material and use through the whole process, creating space by the way of structure; expressing structure by materials and nodes; and creating a space atmosphere to achieve physical body perception.

Vertical Line Garden by Julia Jamrozik & Coryn Kempster, Québec – Canada

July 17th, 2017

The installation creates a fluid space which responds to its environmental conditions and changes dramatically with the intensity of light and wind.

Versatility of the Clothes of Nature: Hanbok exhibit by Farming Architecture, Seoul – South Korea

July 12th, 2017

Unlike Western attire, which values stylish looks over the wearer’s comfort, the hanbok takes after nature with an aesthetic style that is appreciated more when worn than seen. The “clothes of wind,” designed by LEE, captures the versatile form and structure of the hanbok in a particularly stylish way.

G. F Smith Paper City exhibition by various artists, Kingston upon Hull – UK

July 10th, 2017

Informed by the fields of contemporary art, architecture and design, the temporary artworks range from enormous sculptures to cut paper designs – all made with G . F Smith’s Colorplan range.

Caged Eggs Light Installation by Orikami Lab for The Dubai Mall, Dubai – U.A.E.

July 9th, 2017

It serves a dual function; a sculpture by day and light installation by night. The ovular inspired shape is a result of solid, stainless steel rods that are welded together to create facets unique to each of the 15 structures spread across the Grand Square.

Breathing colour exhibition by Hella Jongerius, London – UK

July 7th, 2017

Breathing Colour, an exhibition that takes cues from no less than 15 years of colour research by Jongerius. It’s an installation-based showcase that puts colour up front, allowing visitors to pick up a thing or two beyond the usual and ordinary.

WE ARE THE REMIX exhibition by MUSEEA, Gothenburg – Sweden

July 6th, 2017

Drawing on various genres such as music video, documentary, performance and animation, the exhibition remixes human histories, imagined futures and dream worlds from across the globe. The exhibition features eight audiovisual works made by some of the most distinguished artists and filmmakers of today.

“Form, heft, material” exhibition by David Adjaye at Garage Museum, Moscow – Russia

July 5th, 2017

The show, which debuted at the Haus der Kunst in Munich in 2015 before moving to the art institute of Chicago, offers insight into the architect’s distinct approach, highlighting the ways he seeks to integrate local geographies and cultural legacies within his designs.

“Lumen” Installation by Jenny Sabin Studio at MoMA PS1, New York City

July 4th, 2017

Constructed from more than 1,000,000 yards of “digitally knitted and robotically woven fiber,” this year’s structure features 250 hanging tubular structures designed to capture and display the ever-changing color of sunlight over the course of the day.

‘Flower pavilion’ by Laisné Roussel for Lyon Architecture Biennale, Lyon – France

June 29th, 2017

As part of the month-long event, Paris-based practice Laisné Roussel has constructed the “Flower pavilion” — an inhabitable installation inspired by greenhouses and the vibrant vegetation they contain. Inside the structure, a double spiral staircase leads visitors through a vertically organized garden to an observation platform designed for contemplation.

Antonioli Y-3 Pure Boost installation by StudioXAG, Milan – Italy

June 28th, 2017

The products are heroed on clusters of black spheres peppered along an existing wedge platform. In a rich variety of textures, huge matte and glossy black balloons nestle amongst flocked hemispheres topped with glossy acrylic.

Serpentine Pavilion by Diébédo Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso

June 25th, 2017

Kéré’s oval-shaped structure features a courtyard enclosed by curving walls made from stacked wooden blocks, sheltered by a large, slatted timber roof. The form of the canopy is informed by a tree in the village of Gando in Burkina Faso, where Kéré grew up.

Norman Foster Foundation’s courtyard pavilion, Madrid – Spain

June 23rd, 2017

The Norman Foster Foundation’s new building is topped with a roof shaped like the wing of an aircraft, a gesture that resolves the site’s irregular geometry. The roof is supported by a hidden steel structure cantilevered over the structural glass façade, resulting in a ceiling that appears to levitate above visitors’ heads.

“White Forest” installation at Hills Avenue flagship store by Tokujin Yoshioka, Tokyo – Japan

June 20th, 2017

Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, the retail installation expresses the lightness of Hills Avenue’s shoes – developed using proprietary technology – throughout the store and beyond. Floor-to-ceiling windows on both floors of the 300-sq-m space allow plenty of eyeballs to pop at Yoshioka’s White Forest. The shoes float and fly in the forest of 700 thin white metal rods, set free from the laws of gravity.

The City of ArchDaily: 2017 Building of the Year Awards Exhibition, Moscow – Russia

June 16th, 2017

In order to best show the sites’ photographs and drawings, the installation was designed in the form of 8 double blocks, whose shape and color reference the ArchDaily logo.

Anglepoise Clerkenwell Showroom with Unibox Displays, London – UK

June 14th, 2017

To ensure each of the graphic panels, which were fixed to a single system channel, aligned correctly, the Unibox design team devised a clever solution that treated the panels like a jigsaw, designing notches that were cut from each panel to join the neighbouring panel.