LSAA 2018 Design Awards HIGH COMMENDATION - Category 7 Special Applications

APPLICATION OF PROJECT:  

Art Architecture Installation

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Subjects of continual exploration in the work of, portals to frame views and establish connections between buildings and their context. This project extends this function further - a calibrated device and a long lens between Venice and Australia. Looking through these portals will introduce the viewer to the buildings of John Wardle Architects, landscapes of Australia, and the craft of several collaborators that were central to realising the work.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzCIOB3hPGc

STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

The structural system consists of a complex timber structure that supports itself and art installation wthin.

MATERIALS

Timber

FABRICATION, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

Designed as a travelling art installation

COLLABORATION

Collaboration with architect to achieve a simple support stable system

Designed for demountability with architect and installer

COSTS

$500,000

OTHER INFORMATION

Please refer to images on  https://www.johnwardlearchitects.com/stories/somewhere-other/

Credits:

Entrant:  Tensys Engineers
Role played by Entrant:  Engineer

Location:  Venice, Italy 
Completed:   June 2018

Client:  Biennale Architecturra

Architect:  John Wardle Architecture
Engineer:  Tensys
Builder:  Jacaranda Industries
Fabricator:  Jacaranda Industries

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