Archive for the ‘exhibit design’ category

Domingo Salvaje exhibition by Pedro Reyes, Cuernavaca – Mexico

July 3rd, 2016

Reyes’ analysis of greek philosophy through historical figures like aristotle, epicurus and plato sees the ethical and moral principles of these thinkers countered against the idea of punishment.

Cool Capital South African pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016, Venice – Italy

July 2nd, 2016

The 2016 South African pavilion at building D in the Sale d’Armi presents successful physical outcomes and practical solutions to urban challenges, conceived and implemented by citizens for the citizens of the administrative capital city of South Africa under the umbrella organization of “Cool Capital”.

Atrium Tower Lobby by Tomer Gelfand LTD, Tel Aviv-Yafo – Israel

June 30th, 2016

The stair structure is composed of two interlocking parts: a skeletal metal staircase and a sculptural wooden envelope. Together, they rise as an expressive tornado from the reception desk – conceived as the inception plateau and up to the first-floor mezzanine, fourteen meters above.

Zazen Bear Flagship store by Sinfonia Group, New York City

June 30th, 2016

A double-height plant wall comprising of purifying plants—Philodendron-Cordatum and Marble-Queen Pothos—traverses the space vertically, linking the retail level and the sub-grade gallery and meditation center.

Colorscape installation by Kéré Architecture, Philadelphia – Pennsylvania

June 29th, 2016

Diébédo Francis Kéré has created a rainbow-coloured installation made of hundreds of strands of lightweight cord.

Shipping container pavilon by People’s Architecture Office, Taiyuan – China

June 28th, 2016

The architecture comprises two storeys, with six yellow units overlapping perpendicularly above of six red containers. A further roof level provides outdoor recreation space, offering elevated views across the surrounding area.

Beishu Gallery by Sasaki Architecture & Atelier O, Tokyo – Japan

June 27th, 2016

Beyond the gallery, steel shelves float in overlaying rows in the iconic showroom zone. Each set of dolls hover in its own small world, like in emaki-mono (picture scrolls) where each scene is depicted between the golden clouds.

Pavilion Dou by Jingxiang Zhu at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 26th, 2016

The prefabricated volume is described as a ‘Checkered Playroom’ for a kindergarten to be based in a remote region of Western China.

Summer house at Serpentine Galleries by Barkow Leibinger, London – UK

June 25th, 2016

The new Summer House is organized as four bands of structure beginning with a bench level attached to the ground, a second band of three C-shaped walls crowned by a third and fourth level which forms a roof that cantilevers a tree-like canopy over the smaller footprint defined by the undulating loops of bench wood.

Darzanà vessel at Turkey pavilon at Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice – Italy

June 24th, 2016

Suspended inside one of the many rooms exhibiting at the Darsana, the 30 meter long vessel was built from more than 500 pieces including seven kilometres of steel cable and abandoned materials such as wooden moulds, discarded furniture, signboards and boats.

Energy Pavilion by Five Line Projects, London – UK

June 22nd, 2016

Threaded onto the poles are propeller-shaped pinwheels which, when twisted, create a ripple of motion through wheels on adjacent poles – similar to some traditional children’s toys.

Musée des Confluences by Coop Himmelb(l)au, Lyon – France

June 21st, 2016

The futuristic design dissolves the virtual barrier between 21st-century visitors and creatures who walked the earth untold centuries ago.

Prada Men’s and Women’s Show by AMO – OMA, Milan – Italy

June 21st, 2016

A continuous metallic surface encompasses all elements of the set, generating a layer composed of meshes that feature a range of different patterns and dimensions. These abstract motifs overlap to recreate a ‘Total Space’, an architectural gesture that lends the project its name.

United Imaging Healthcare booth by VAVE at CMEF 2016, Shanghai – China

June 20th, 2016

Visible from a distance a bright cube opens its corner like an unfolded theater curtain to welcome the visitors. Through this open triangle the visitors are lead into the inner part of the booth.

Simpolo Ceramics at ACETECH Exhibition, Mumbai, Delhi – India

June 19th, 2016

Simpolo Ceramics is known to be an innovative company due to its new advancements in technologies, ideas and creativity.

Comme des Garçons collage installation, Hong Kong

June 19th, 2016

In celebration of golden week, the most popular holiday in Japan, the fashion brand has renewed their collaboration for its collage t-shirt series. Pagowski’s new designs comprise of a mixture of wild collages, colourful illustrations and old school graffiti.

O/M stand at Light+Building 2016, Frankfurt – Germany

June 19th, 2016

Precisely defined outlines of light and shadow play in its geometric spaces; intersections serve as entrances and passages, guiding visitors’ courses, while the stand’s outside intrigues passerby about its interior design. Product and technical information is sharply framed under each beam of light, avoiding the need for redundant light sources.

Yingliang Stone Archive by Atelier Alter, Beijing – China

June 17th, 2016

We combine steel and stone construction in perforation, suspension and inclination to represent the authenticity of stone in a new way. Stone becomes the subject but also the background of the show.

Kurt Schwitters Exhibition by Zaha Hadid, Zurich – Switzerland

June 17th, 2016

Kurt Schwitters Exhibition by Zaha Hadid, Zurich – Switzerland

Weaving the Courtyard installation by Escobedo Solíz Studio, New York City

June 15th, 2016

As built, the installation is made up of groups of red and green strands that alternatively extend from high to low across the triangular courtyard, criss-crossing in the middle.