Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Death & Ritual – Cultures of farewell and remembrance exhibition by Gourdin & Müller, Chemnitz – Germany

February 22nd, 2018

The “farewell paths” are corridors of varying colours, in which visitors can pass through different stages of mourning, reminiscence and parting. The interaction of light and shade, of black, white and colour effectively expresses the aspect of transcendence and transition from this side to the other, from finite to infinite and from life to death, in all of its facets.

AUDI DIGITAL POINTS installation by Point.Architects, Cortina d’Ampezzo – Italy

February 21st, 2018

The digital islands we created wish to give a contribution to the cause, giving people an all round, three-dimensional, point of view on mountain’s ecosystem. Focusing on data makes much easier to realise how deep is our lifestyle’s impact on the environment, and this can trigger a positive effect on everyone’s habits in everyday’s life.” But data survey is not the only utility offered by digital islands.

Time-Inspired Net Sculpture Over Madrid’s Plaza Mayor by Janet Echelman, Madrid – Spain

February 15th, 2018

The sculpture is formed from very strong, highly engineered fibers in vibrant colors which are braided, knotted, and spliced together to form a lightweight net that reacts to the movement of the wind. At night, colored lights are projected onto the piece to add to its vibrancy.

“The Forest” installation at Valextra store by Kengo Kuma, Milan – Italy

February 8th, 2018

The installation, aptly called The Forest, comprises of an infusion of wood and will be on display for the next couple of months. No less than 136 wooden slats have been inserted vertically, recreating an abstract environment that’s firmly rooted in nature, showcasing Valextra’s coveted bag models along the way.

Living Architecture ‘Astrocyte’ Questions Whether Buildings Can Think and Care

January 24th, 2018

Toronto’s Expo for Design, Innovation and Technology last October featured Astrocyte as a living installation not dissimilar to a system of nerves and the signals passing through whilst the glasswork holding a combination of oils, chemicals and other solutions forms a similar structure of an organic skin.

‘Color of time’ installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Toyama – Japan

January 22nd, 2018

Within the tunnel, an indoor sky is tinted with a beautiful gradation. The colorful flow of time is subtle. Here, traveling through it, time is tangible, loud, overwhelming, and peaceful.

Thinking Gallery Space by Studio In2, Taipei City – Taiwan

January 19th, 2018

The concept is divided into two independent entities, which formed the design inspiration for the two visual walls. Interlacing blocks, line proportion arrangements, and variously oriented light and shadow formations were used to create the artistic atmosphere for the space.

Gucci Garden, Florence – Italy

January 13th, 2018

The new Gucci Garden still features stellar exhibition galleries with a wealth of historic Gucci trophies curated by authoritative Italian fashion critic and curator Maria Luis Frisa and set across several themed rooms.

Adidas Originals SNKR exhibiton & pop-up store by urbantainer, Seoul – Korea

January 1st, 2018


With the goal of showcasing the philosophy in an intuitive way, this exhibition takes a close look from the revolutionary first EQT sneaker to now, by opening the EQT archives and presenting unique cultural contents to enhance the modes of experience provided by the EQT.

100 Colors to Christmas installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, Tokyo – Japan

December 29th, 2017

In celebration of the festive season, a series of folded paper lanterns sweep through the space of over 13 metres in height, making a colourful forest you can admire from different levels.

Sewn Timber Shell by ICD University of Stuttgart + DDRC Tongji University, Shenzhen – China

December 26th, 2017

Fabric is replaced by thin sheets of plywood, which establishes an altered relation between material pliability and stiffness and thus introduces loadbearing capacity to the novel material system.

3D storytellers installation for Parra Store by Alan Khadikov, Moscow – Russia

December 22nd, 2017

All these objects – whatever they were – a vertical flat panel or a table with mockup – bring to the viewers the idea of what the furniture is made of, how the manufacturing process is organised and what kind of furniture one may find in Parra brand store.

Sea World Culture and Art Center exhibition hall by MVRDV, Shenzhen – China

December 14th, 2017

MVRDV’s design for the main exhibition hall of the Sea World Culture and Art Center located in Shekou, Shenzhen responds to the biennial theme; ‘Minding the Digital’ and considers the myriad forms of digital creativities that are critical to China’s shift from a historic manufacturing centre to its current reinvention as an innovative hub.

The Making of a Forest – Exhibition Architecture by Mjölk architekti, Prague – Czech Republic

December 13th, 2017

In January 2017, we began to flirt with a bold idea of presenting the entire project in the form of an exhibition. With the great support of Mjölk architects, Kloboucká Lesní and National Agricultural Museum in Prague, the 700-square-meter exhibition entitled The Making of a Forest was created, showing the general issue of forest management.

Tianjin Sino-Canadian Ecological Exhibition & Reception Center by CCDI Progressive Atelier, Tianjin – China

December 11th, 2017

Umbrella-like structural wooden columns are designed around the center of the space. Eight inclined columns diverge to the roof and top of the primary and secondary beams to form a rectangular lighting skylight.

The People’s Station by People’s Architecture Office, Yantan / Shandong – China

December 7th, 2017

The building itself is an accumulation of the most exemplary projects created by People’s Architecture Office over the past seven years including the People’s Canopy, the Plugin Prefabricated System, and the Tricycle House. The complex is designed to be a vibrant addition to the larger social fabric of the city of Yantai, actively engaging with its citizens.

“Urban Nest” for MINI LIVING’s Shanghai Mini Life Exposition by Penda

December 2nd, 2017

Penda chooses 3 by 3 by 3 cubic space as the basic module which is used for at least one practical functional requirement, including living room, kitchen, dining room, gym, reading room, study room or bedroom etc. Every module can be combined with each other or extended flexibly according to user’s requirement.

Filling Pieces exhibition by Flip Ziedses Des Plantes at Paris Fashion Week

November 30th, 2017

The design studio created the ‘sneaker landscapes’ exhibition at the heart of the Marais, Paris’s art and fashion hub – evoking the essence of the brand’s identity through two ‘landscapes’, the urban and the natural. ‘The design of the white modular wall, concrete elements, and plants has become a visual beacon for Filling Pieces,’ FZDP says modestly.

Scaffolding exhibition by OMA, New York

November 3rd, 2017

The display seeks to ‘disrupt’ the existing space by instilling new perspectives of scaffolding and its transformative potential. ‘I am thrilled that the center for architecture will be temporarily ‘under construction’,’ says Shohei Shigematsu.

Hyparbole installation by Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY, Providence – Rhode Island

October 31st, 2017

The aluminum structure assumes the geometry of a hyperbolic paraboloid, or hypar: a three-dimensional, double-ruled surface that can be described using infinite planar, linear elements to form a smooth surface.