Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

Czech and Slovak Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

June 6th, 2016

The broad spectrum of opinion the building receives from both Slovakian nationals and foreigners is represented by a series of films, played on wall-mounted screens. Different screens offer opposing strategies for the renovation of the building, which has been in a state of disrepair for a decade.

Out of Print interactive installation by Wenjie Lu

June 5th, 2016

To push the boundaries of graphic design, I considered the many ways people can interact with visual information. My project invites the audience into a multidimensional space. I used Leap Motion to allow people to see, listen, and play with graphic design.

Forests of Venice pavilion by Kjellander + Sjöberg & Folkhem, Venice – Italy

June 3rd, 2016

Their aim was to demonstrate how versatile wood is as a material, as well as to promote its sustainability in a time when climate change and rising sea levels threaten coastal cities like Venice. The use of wood also references the closely spaced wooden piles that form the city’s foundations.

Guide to Computing by Studio INK & Docubyte

June 3rd, 2016

Since many of the machines predate modern color photography, ‘Guide to Computing’ showcases them in a never-before-seen context.

Q viewing platform display by Unibox & Avvio Reply

June 2nd, 2016

The Lightbox itself was customised to include a bespoke lighting sequence, specially designed to mimic the glowing of the ‘Q’ on the new set top box, as well as incorporating illuminated product shelving, utilising laser-etched panels and custom branded panels.

Armadillo Vault by ETH Zurich’s Block Research Group, Venice – Italy

June 2nd, 2016

The curving canopy features structural spans of up to 16 metres, but is supported entirely through compression rather than with the use of adhesives or fixings.

Losing Myself exhibition by Níall Mclaughlin and Yeoryia Manolopoulou, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2016

Using a time-based projection, the machine ‘redraws’ the experience of this plan as collectively witnessed by sixteen people occupying the building over the course of one day.

Human-Meditation-Nature installation by Vo Trong Nghia Architects at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 1st, 2016

Known for his green-filled architecture, the installation inside the central pavilion visualizes as a small forest of bamboo and plants. Visitors are invited to walk through the structure and in turn, show that architecture is not just about function and beauty, but an approach to connect people with nature.

Peak District Escape POD by Unibox, Birmingham – UK

May 31st, 2016

Unibox’s Tension Fabric System allowed the design team to seamlessly wrap graphics around corners, making it the perfect system for the creation of a pod. The final design however, required much more than a 3D Tension Fabric Display for the exterior of the Escape Pod.

Zaha Hadid exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

May 30th, 2016

The showcase presents many of the seminal paintings, drawings and models of Hadid’s repertoire, conveying the ingenuity and dynamism of her architectural projects in a variety of media including photography and film.

Kinetic Garden by Piuarch at Milan Design Week 2016, Milan – Italy

May 29th, 2016

The chromatic effect is amplified by the use of triangular axis placed along the lines of color to increase the perceived depth. The installation creates an active relationship between space and guests: the static image becomes dynamic.

Introductory Room at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice- Italy

May 27th, 2016

Built with the one-hundred tons of waste material generated by the dismantling of the previous Biennale, the ‘Introductory Room’ features an installation that showcases 14 kilometers of metal studs suspended from the ceiling.

British Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

May 27th, 2016

They claim that collective ownership models – where people share the financial burdens of domestic life – is one solution, and could result in homes that are more affordable and more efficient.

Hakfolly installation by Flea Folly Architects & Hakwood, London – UK

May 26th, 2016

The installation creates a wooden tunnel within the arch of St John’s Gate – a former priory entrance and one of the last architectural remnants of Clerkenwell’s monastic history.

Undreamed Territories art installation by Carlos Coronas, Avilés – Spain

May 25th, 2016

The works, built primarily of wood – respond to each other using electronic impulses. The gradual rise and fall of the light within the space mimics the feeling of breathing, which makes the individual pieces appear as living organisms.

Robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion by University of Stuttgart, London – UK

May 20th, 2016

A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion developed by a team from the University of Stuttgart has been erected in the courtyard of London’s V&A museum as part of a season of engineering events.

Marmo_2.0 exhibition by Raffaello Galiotto, Milan – Italy

May 13th, 2016

The cutting edge use of technology – which can be considered a kind of digital scalpel – opens up new doors and marks a turning point compared to thousands of years of marble working tradition.

Balenciaga, Master Of Lace exhibition by Hiruki studio, Getaria – Spain

May 11th, 2016

Hiruki studio has developed a museography and illustration project that aims to encourage the viewer to observe the filigree work of the lace and feel the textures, playing with it throughout the space, combining opacity and transparency, as the master of lace did in his creations.

WURF II installation by BORGMAN | LENK, Grimma – Germany

May 11th, 2016

The large stone imitation is hanging on a 13 m long steel cable from the roof truss of the 580 year old Monastery Church of Grimma near Leipzig.

DICE sculptural installation by OPENSYSTEMS Architecture, Shanghai – China

May 11th, 2016

Dice acts as sculptural installation and, at time, become furniture as well as display areas. The installation reflects light from different angles crating a playful interaction between the customers and the shop and enhance the clients’ shopping experience.