Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Fun House exhibition by Snarkitecture, Washington, D.C.

July 10th, 2018

A series of interactive rooms feature previous Snarkitecture creations, including Dig (2011) and Drift (2012), and tell the story of Snarkitecture’s “peculiar yet accessible way of reinterpreting the built environment.

Flos installation by Vincent Van Duysen at Light + Building 2018, Frankfurt am Main – Germany

July 8th, 2018

Designed by Vincent Van Duysen, the installation is inspired by the idea of a secret garden – within the stand, lush greenery is completely enveloped by neutral grey flooring and wall surfaces, allowing the lighting to stand out as the only design element.

Soundscape installation by Mandai Architects, Milan – Italy

July 6th, 2018

Just like when taking a real nature walk, this exhibit provides a multi-layered soundscape in which the sounds can be sensed differently depending on the location at which they are being heard, in addition to providing each visitor with a distinctly different scene to experience.

Sprouts installation by Vibhor Sogani, Delhi – India

June 29th, 2018

Designed to showcase India as a ‘World city’ for the commonwealth games in 2008, Indian based designer Vibhor Sogani‘s ‘Sprouts’ is symbolic of the feeling that the South Asian country is rising after 60 years of independence. They powerfully convey the message of growth, of the city and of its people, from a small community to a global community — sprouting from the ground.

ReCasting exhibition by Alison Brooks Architects, Venice – Italy

June 27th, 2018

The totems invite exploration, emerging from a unifying plinth to frame an amphitheatre and collective gathering space. Each totem offers a particular spatial, emotional and sensory experience, harnessing the Corderie’s specific qualities of light and volume.

Michelangelo’s Medici Madonna exhibition by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Busan – South Korea

June 16th, 2018

The exhibition, thus, allows the visitor to enter into the world of Florence of the sixteenth century, including the court of the Medici family and the extraordinary history of the Italian Renaissance, as the set up traces not only Michelangelo’s artistic greatness but also the different stages in his training and personal life.

Achille Castiglioni Visionary exhibition by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Chiasso – Switzerland

June 15th, 2018

The exhibition is interleaved with examples of his product designs, such as Arco, Aoy, Noce and Gibigiana, the Allunaggio garden seat, the Mezzadro or Sella stool, Dry cutlery, the Wall Clockand Record clock and other design objects that express the master’s remarkable aptitude, capable of seeing things in a unique way and translating the concepts experimented with in his exhibition installations into the field of design.

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Frida Escobedo, London – UK

June 13th, 2018

Escobedo’s design, which fuses elements typical to Mexican architecture with local London references, features a courtyard enclosed by two rectangular volumes constructed from cement roof tiles. These tiles are stacked to form a celosia, a type of wall common to Mexican architecture which is permeable, allowing ventilation and views to the other side.

Il Makiage Boutique Pavilion by Zaha Hadid Architects, New York City

June 12th, 2018

ZHA pavilion takes inspiration from the distinctive motif that wraps around the corner of Il Makiage packaging, manifesting as a sequence of folded monochrome structural ribbons alternating between gloss and matt surfaces.

Kelly Park x DÉMOO – ARTSPACE by NBDC, Seoul – South Korea

June 11th, 2018

ARTSPACE is Hyundai Department Store’s Project Shop featuring brand and artist collaboration products. With the first project of Art-Space, starting with records observed by Kelly Park and DÉMOO each other, space naturally blends the display of the work with the sale of the product under the theme of ‘Expanding the Image‘.

100 Faces of Tai Kwun exhibition by ADO, Hong Kong

June 6th, 2018

The wireframed skeleton structure is to present a vague impression of central. It is unusual yet familiar, vacuum yet abundant of stories. Walking through the colonnade, verandah and signboards, visitors can grab a glimpse of the long vanished central with a picturesque streetscape.

Cloud Pergola – The Croatian Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 6th, 2018

Inspired by the complexity and beauty of cloud formations, Andrasek mathematically captured a snapshot of architectural fabric at high resolution as a complex synthesis of novel tectonics, complex porosity, light filtering and shadow casting. The structure was created using computational simulation, big data and robotic 3D printing by Ai Build.

Constellation of Stargazing Tea Rooms by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, Bisei – Japan

June 3rd, 2018

Painted with stellar colors, each volume presents polygonal openings from which can be taken in the beautiful offerings of nature such as light, rain and the starry night sky. Moreover, mirrors placed on the exterior walls reflect the ever-changing outdoor environment like the water surface of rice paddies scattered across Bisei, thus modifying the look and perception of the constructions throughout the day.

Bamboo Stalactite by VTN Architects, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2018

Bamboo Stalactite is a Freespace, a community space, shared equally by everyone. It’s open and free to all. Because of this community sense, Freespace has to be a space that is easy to realize. This is characterized by simplicity in structure and low production costs. Here in this space, we use bamboo as the only material.

Revolution Precrafted’s Ellipsicoon pavilion by UNStudio

May 31st, 2018

The pavilion’s continuous surface is woven from 100% recyclable high-density polyethylene (HDPE), which evokes the appearance and porosity of wicker furniture with the durability necessary for permanent outdoor installation.

Minotti exhibition by Migliore+Servetto Architects, Monza – Italy

May 30th, 2018

At the centre of the Sala del Trono is a large, interactive globe placed in dialogue with the dynamic wall behind it, leading the visitor to discover the Minotti global status in terms of figures and locations. In the Sala degli Uccelli, an articulated narration in images runs along the main wall, looking back at the last 20 years of history and projects.

adidas campaign ‘BASECAMP 107’ by URBANTAINER, Seoul – South Korea

May 25th, 2018

Based on the the message ‘Only the Essentials’ from the EQT’s philosophy, transparent and reflective materials were used for the Highlights Showcase so the nothing could divert attention from the sneakers.

Floating pavilion at Bruges Triennale by SelgasCano, Bruges – Belgium

May 21st, 2018

The installation consists of a steel skeleton enclosed by a fluorescent pink-orange vinyl. This waterproof plastic material has never been used in a building and was constructed on site in a completely hand-made process. A yellow wooden platform is attached to the installation, continuing the interactive experience by allowing visitors to jump into the canal for a swim.

David Chipperfield Architects work exhibition, Vicenza – Italy

May 18th, 2018

An exhibition documenting the work of David Chipperfield Architects (DCA) will go on display in Vicenza, Italy in May 2018. The presentation, which will examine ‘the important role that architectural culture plays in the history and identity of the city’, display 16 current and recent projects by the practice at varying stages in their development.

Heavenly Bodies exhibition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York City

May 13th, 2018

While the modern and contemporary fashion objects are enlivened by their proximity to their sources of reference (and inspiration), the papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy are presented in an abstract setting, in display furnitures that respond to the qualities of each object. This visual ‘decontextualization’ gives precedence to their magnificent physicality and otherworldly craftsmanship.