Architects Fumiaki Nagashima and Mami Nagashima Maruoka, of small Japanese practice MoNo, have shared with us their art installation Shining Tree in a Sacred Place. The piece was dedicated to the people who had perished in Japan's major earthquake and tsunami last March. Erected inside the...
Doors was an enormous 10-story public art installation made from 1,000 reused doors by South Korean artist Choi Jeong-Hwa. — thisiscolossal.com
Dynamic Performance of Nature is a permanent architectural media installation in the Leonardo Museum of Art, Science and Technology, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. DPoN engenders environmental perception in the museum’s visitors by communicating global environmental information through a dynamic and interactive interface embedded in the material of the wall. — bustler.net
If you dig a hole deep enough... is an installation by New York architects LEVENBETTS for The Solutions, the 2011 Chengdu Arts and Design Biennial, currently running through October 30 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
The impetus for LEVENBETTS' installation was the children’s adage in America that says that if you dig a hole in the ground deep enough you will emerge on the other side of the earth in China. — bustler.net
Polymorphic is a fascinating kinetic installation designed and produced by ten architecture students from Columbia University GSAPP in New York City. The installation was created within Fast Pace/Slow Space, a course taught by Brigette Borders and Mark Bearak. [...] The design is comprised of a double-sided bench which transforms through a series of 119 unique and interconnected sections into a chaise lounge and finally an interactive balance board. — bustler.net
Is this what Disco looks like? I’m a bit conflicted about how to describe the interior of this installation by Serge Salat, because I’m not sure how to combine the following words into a single sentence (other than just listing them): Sol LeWitt, Fractals, Disco, Kaleidoscope and LED. — thefoxisblack.com
In honor of its closing Sunday, I wanted to post some thoughts and reporting on the opening of Jason Payne’s (my final research studio professor) installation at SCI-Arc. The installation in SCI-Arc’s gallery was titled “Rawhide: The New Shingle Style” and focused on Jason’s Raspberry Fields project for a house in Utah — UCLA (Scott)
It comes from speakers inside a 48-by-20-foot inflatable globe, pumped up against the High Line’s steel framework, like an exercise ball smushed under a coffee table. Peru bulges against the eastern wall; the Arctic and Antarctica peer around the edges; Algeria and Mauritania swell near the beltline. The installation is called Tight Spot, and it’s up for two weeks courtesy of the Pace Gallery. — nymag.com
If you would like to support Ball-Nogues' latest architectural installation, Yucca Crater, a public artwork and engineered oasis for the High Desert Test Sites series (previously on Archinect), you still have the opportunity for another 2 days, and currently all pledges are being matched by the...
The fine craftsmen of Indiana conferencing before the chop down
The yellow poplar tree hanging from the crane
The tree in a horizontal position
The truck is finally loaded
The tree outside Anderson, Indiana, ready to roll
Truck on its way to Indianapolis on narrow roads with police escort
The tree at the 100 acres ready for further refinement. — Visiondivision
Visiondivision, a Swedish architecture firm from Stockholm was commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art to create an innovative concession stand for 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park. Our friend, Archinect contributor Donna Sink, is the local architect of the record...
The exhibition Sitio is an intervention of the artist Santiago Borja designed for the Savoye Villachef-d’œuvre of Le Corbusier - based on the statute of icon out of the time and deterritorialized ofthe Villa. It appears a such floating object in space and time, fighting against the...
SKATE 1.0 is a sound and light installation by Electroland. It is installed at the A+D Museum in Los Angeles as part of the COME IN! 2: SURF.SKATE.BIKE exhibition. The exhibition dates are from June 14-July 24, 2011. The SKATE 1.0 installation will continue past this date. Artist: Electroland...
Massimals are 1:1 design objects that serve as prototypes to examine how physical form can engage the public realm, designed by Design Office Takebayashi Scroggin (D.O.T.S.). These constructs are mass abstractions of animal forms fabricated in systematic fashion from one material. The...
This work of art looks like a giant grass sphere, but it's actually flat.
This land art is an anamorphosis which is a distorted projection that comes to life when viewed at the proper angle. Stand to the side and you will see angular grass and dirt. Stand at the correct angle and the 3D image jumps out at you. — gizmodo.com
But the real show is outside, where the garage includes a number of large-scale public-art installations, including pieces by Anne Marie Karlsen (along 2nd Street) and L.A. firm Ball-Nogues Studio (along 4th Street). The Ball-Nogues piece, called “Cradle,” features hundreds of stainless-steel spheres suspended from one of the garage’s exterior walls. The design is open-ended enough to suggest both sea foam and a Newton’s Cradle... — latimesblogs.latimes.com
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