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Elizabeth Keane

Elizabeth Keane

San Francisco, CA

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String Theory Office_AtriumEast
String Theory Office_AtriumEast
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String Theory Installation

STRING THEORY INSTALLATION
architectural installation for new faculty member exhibit: profs. roger hubeli & julia larson 
school of architecture at university of illinois at urbana-champaign

A NEW TYPE OF FACULTY OFFICE: THE STRING THEORY OFFICE RESPONDED TO THE POORLY DESIGNED OFFICE SPACES, THE NEED FOR GREATER PROFESSOR-STUDENT INTERACTION, AND THE DESIRE FOR A SPONTANEOUS SPACE TO EMERGE FROM NON-PLACE. TWO STEEL WIRES VISCERALLY CONNECTED THE COLUMN GRID OF THE BUILDING TOGETHER AND NYLON STRING WAS HUNG OVER THIS GRID AND CONNTECTED TO A “NEW” GRID TO ESTABLISH THE SPACE OF THE OFFICE. A SINGLE LIGHT BULB FROM AN OLD FACULTY OFFICE HUNG OFF THE CORRIDOR BALCONY ABOVE AND DOWN TWO STORIES TO ILLUMINATE THE STRING THEORY OFFICE AND ARRIVAL OF THE NEW FACULTY.

 
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Status: Built
Location: Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, Graduate Architecture Building, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,

 
String Theory Office_AtriumNorth
String Theory Office_AtriumNorth
String Theory Office_Above
String Theory Office_Above
String Theory Office_Material
String Theory Office_Material
String Theory Office_Connections
String Theory Office_Connections

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