Archive for the ‘installation & exhibition’ category

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.

Italian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival by None, Cannes – France

June 12th, 2017

Now, for the 70th edition of the Cannes Festival, the collective has created an immersive multimedia installation – Lo specchio della nostra natura, or The mirror of our nature.

The Dulwich Pavilion by IF_DO, London – UK

June 8th, 2017

The Dulwich Pavilion has been designed as a temporary public structure, which engages with the adjacent buildings, landscape and visitors alike. Conceptually it responds to the solidity and monolithic nature of Sir John Soane’s Gallery building, and the porous, ever-changing nature of the landscape.

Kaleidoscopic Ivy installation by Nendo, Tokyo – Japan

June 7th, 2017

For the exhibition, the school’s headteacher Akane Teshigahara commissioned Nendo to create a site-specific installation that would span the first floor of Tokyo’s Sogetsu Plaza, where the school is based. This space was designed as a stone garden by landscape architect and artist Isamu Noguchi, and is dominated by grey-toned rock that has been carved into different surfaces.

Art/Afrique – Le nouvel atelier exhibitions, Paris – France

June 5th, 2017

The current presentation, entitled Art/Afrique – le Nouvel Atelier, is curated by the venue’s artistic director Suzanne Pagé, and includes two exhibitions and a selection of works from its permanent collection.

Maestrani’s Chocolarium by simple, Switzerland

June 1st, 2017

The aim is an emotional experience with fun at its heart. This is realised in Maestrani’s Chocolarium, the Chocolate Factory of Happiness, which becomes its own brand, attracts more visitors to the site and equally represents Maestrani’s three chocolate brands: Minor, Munz and Maestrani.

PANPURI Grains of Purity kinetic installation by we+, Tokyo – Japan

June 1st, 2017

Using white powder as a symbol of purity and nature, keywords of the PANPURI brand, computer controlled lines of powder fall with delicate and subtle movement.

lR100-Rinascente: Stories of Innovation Exhibition by OMA/AMO, Milan – Italy

May 29th, 2017

A new exhibition by OMA/AMO, lR100-Rinascente: Stories of Innovation, has officially opened in Milan’s Palazzo Reale. Marking the 100th anniversary of the classic Italian department store, la Rinascente, the exhibition commemorates the company’s long creative history and experimental spirit that has served as an influential part of Italian design, culture and commerce.

Hand-Laid Brick Feature Wall by 22quadrat, Freising – Germany

May 27th, 2017

Water-struck brick is made of clay with a high moisture content and plasticity. These bricks have a unique surface texture after firing and are denser than standard bricks, which enhances all of brick’s natural benefits, such as strength, durability, resistance to weather and pests, and thermal mass efficiency.

Interactive installation by Studio O+A at Salone del Mobile, Milan – Italy

May 25th, 2017

Visitors were attracted to the stand by the new workplace scenarios presented to them, whether to try-out the wearable office accessories and portable furniture or to don a virtual reality headset and take a peek into the future of the office.

Scenographic tableau by Edoardo Tresoldi & DesignLab, Abu Dhabi – UAE

May 22nd, 2017

Using his signature wire mesh material, Tresoldi has sculpted a landscape of monumental architectural objects that engage with natural elements placed throughout. Classical typologies — like colossal columns and dramatic domes — interact with modernist geometries, blending two worlds that exist in both harmony and contrast.

Sight Unseen Offsite exhibition, New York

May 20th, 2017

The show will encompass a series of smaller exhibitions at the venue, including work created by five pairs of New York and Norwegian designers and a curated selection of designs by emerging talents.

Puglia Crossing Identities exhibition by Migliore + Servetto Architects, Milan – Italy

May 19th, 2017

Highlighting up the most significant fragments which connote the heterogeneity of the territory and of the Apulian offer is the starting point. These elements, correlated with each other within two different structured compositions, generate two completely different discovering experiences, which are at the same time complementary one to another.

“Chromatogram” installation by Studio Lazerian, Lancashire – UK

May 18th, 2017

Titled “chromatogram”, the installation is composed of fifteen, ten feet tall, walk-in “pods” fabricated entirely from precision-cut and individually printed cardboard modules. Commissioned as part of the “art in manufacturing” series for the national “Festival of Making” in Blackburn, Lazerian borrowed ideas, materials and expertise from the Cardboard Box company.

Namwon Pavilion – SanSan by Boundaries Architects, Namwon-si – South Korea

May 17th, 2017

Our pavilion, “SanSan” (山山), is an amalgamation that means “mountains and mountains.” The design is a formal interpretation of the well-known Jiri mountains, whose trail begins and ends at Namwon.

Multimedia exhibition by Fondazione Prada, Milan – Italy

May 17th, 2017

The multimedia exhibition, part of Fondazione Prada’s research programme, includes historical records from Rai, paintings, sculptures and installations, and unfolds over three parts: the artistic uses of television as a medium, the political messages and activist groups onscreen and the dynamics between the sexual liberation and exploitation of the female body.