News by tag: installation

Studio Gang's 'Hive' Unveiled

Headlines18. April 2017
By: John Hill
Images: Studio Gang
Washington, DC's National Building Museum has released renderings of Studio Gang's "Hive" interactive installation that will be on display this summer as part of the museum's annual Summer Block Party series.

Jan Palach Memorial

Found29. March 2017
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
As part of an exhibition highlighting the work of architect John Hejduk, The Cooper Union has reconstructed his Jan Palach Memorial in the adjacent Cooper Square Park, done in conjunction with the New York City Department of Transportation's Art Program.

Rain on a Tin Roof

Film21. March 2017
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Artist Matthew Mazzotta's Cloud House in Springfield, Missouri, consists of an open-air pavilion, a sculptural cloud, two rocking chairs, and a rainwater collection system that are meant to illustrate the water cycle and "our fragile dependence on the natural systems that grow the food we eat."
FAHR 021.3


Works16. February 2017
By: FAHR 021.3
Porto, Portugal - 2017
Photo: Fernando Guerra (FG+SG)
The celebratory piece Eclipse marks the 20th anniversary of the classification of the historic centre of Porto as Unesco World Heritage site. A temporary installation, Eclipse is a project by architecture studio FAHR 021.3 who created a sphere that temporarily shifts the centre of the city square towards its gravitational pull. 
"Untitled" by Oyler Wu Collaborative (All images courtesy of Exhibit Columbus)
Exhibit Columbus, the annual celebration of the Indiana city's extraordinary design heritage, has announced the five winners of its inaugural J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize Competition, which will realize the winning temporary pavilions later this year.

A Hardwood 'Smile'

Products11. November 2016
By: John Hill, Thomas Geuder
The walk-in sculpture "The Smile" at the London Design Festival inspired visitors through its form and its spaciousness. (Photo: Dav Stewart)
This year's London Design Festival had a lot to offer for design enthusiasts. A standout project was "The Smile," a 34-meter-long sculpture by Alison Brooks Architects and Arup that was on display at the Chelsea College of Arts.

Illuminating 'Literature vs. Traffic'

Film25. October 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Lola Martinez, via Luzinterruptus
As part of the eleventh edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto, which took place the first night of October, the anonymous art group Luzinterruptus covered a street with softly illuminated books, the latest iteration of their Literature vs. Traffic installation.

The Cloud

Works12. October 2016
By: Shjworks
Copenhagen, Denmark - 2016
Photo: Simon Hjermind Jensen
The Cloud is a site specific work created by the architectural firm Shjworks. The project introduces stay, light and place making in a recreational space belonging to a social housing estate in Copenhagen.
Bureau A


Works26. September 2016
By: Bureau A
Basel, Switzerland - 2016
Photo: Dylan Perrenoud
SHELTER is a temporary installation designed by BUREAU A for the annual meeting of the Swiss Architectural Association (BSA/FAS). Inspired by the shape of underground shelters, the inflatable structure is a small club with a bar and a dancefloor. The structure and the furniture is entirely made of black PVC membrane. When the party is over, the installation is quickly deflated and transported to the next location.
Alison Brooks Architects

The Smile

Works16. September 2016
London Greater London, Great Britain - 2016
All photographs courtesy of American Hardwood Export Council
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has collaborated with Alison Brooks Architects, Arup and the London Design Festival to present a cross-laminated tulipwood structure, "The Smile" at the Chelsea College of Art Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground from 17 September until 12 October.