Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini's Urban Room Forges New Civic Space in Hull - interior design Blogs

Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini's Urban Room Forges New Civic Space in Hull

A Hall for Hull with "Trois Points de Vue" by Chilean practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Swiss artist Felice Varini has been unveiled in the British city of Hull. Jointly commissioned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the "monumental" outdoor installation has "transformed" Trinity Square [Hull] with sixteen galvanized-steel columns, arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster, to form a new civic room for the city.

© Anna Gowthorpe

A Hall for Hull with "Trois Points de Vue" by Chilean practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Swiss artist Felice Varini has been unveiled in the British city of Hull. Jointly commissioned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the "monumental" outdoor installation has "transformed" Trinity Square [Hull] with sixteen galvanized-steel columns, arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster, to form a new civic room for the city.

© Octovision Media

According to the RIBA, the installation will "provide visitors with a range of different experiences as they enter each of the six-meter-high columns," which are open to the sky. "Perforations across the columns? frosted-like steel skin creates a delicate interplay of light and shadow across the interiors of each inhabited space."
© Anna Gowthorpe

Visual and physical contradictions merge as visitors first encounter a series of imposing, static steel columns from a distance but as they move closer the perforations create as feeling of lightness.     Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen said: ?This installation forms a temporary hypostyle room without a roof, with massive but almost immaterial columns barely open to the sky and to the immediate surroundings. The empty stone-paved square is challenged by the size and disposition of a regular open grid and each column (two meters wide and six meters high) is in fact an inhabitable room with a single entrance pointed to a different direction." The silent vibration of glimmering lights and shadows, together with the very indifference of the grid, is altered by three delicate motives drawn in the air by Swiss artist Felice Varini, which can only be seen towards precise vanishing points.

© Thomas Arran

Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini Unveil Designs for a Civic Installation in the UK's 2017 City of CultureThe Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 have jointly commissioned Chile-based architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Swiss artist Felice Varini to design an ambitious temporary outdoor structure in the historic heart of Hull, a port city on the country's east coast.

...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

--------------------------------
 

Bates Smart Unveils Plans for Tallest Engineered Timber Building in Australia

13-02-2017 19:43 - ( architecture )


Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Eco-lodges_les Echasses / Patrick Arotcharen Architecte

Right in the heart of the Landes region of France, this hotel installation interacts with a landscaped tableau where human intervention is in dialogue with nature. The first stage of the project consists in transforming the existing lake into a...
19-01-2017 19:27 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Duplex in Megeve by Refuge

Located in Megève, France, this rustic duplex apartment was designed in 2012 by Refuge. Photography by Veronese Visit Refuge
02-12-2016 19:25 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

[+] Kitchen Design With Sink At Window

Image Source: Kitchen Design With Sink At Window WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) ? A  man answerable with murdering a missing Wyoming mother of three appeared in cloister Thursday aloof continued abundant to abandon the blow of his basic hearing,...
22-11-2017 19:01 - ( interior decoration )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Golnan Puratos Complex / A1Architecture

The project is a combination of various usages such as administrative areas, demo center, training rooms, multifunctional saloons, temporary warehouses and amphitheater. The different usages have come together through an organic geometry made it...
15-11-2017 19:29 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Zen Inspired Interior Design

Our homes should be the place where we feel most calm and peace, and what better style to promote these feelings of serenity than a zen inspired space, like those featured in our Japanese Zen Gardens post and our look at Japanese Style Interior...
03-06-2014 21:16 - ( general decoration )


Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

What not to do when refinishing your hardwood floor

When we first moved into this old house- I saw room after room filled with potential. Of course I also saw the flaws and things that needed to be fixed and dreamed about 'new' in place of some of the 'old worn out'.  But strangely, I...
29-06-2016 19:00 - ( general decoration )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

American University of Armenia Renovation / Storaket Architectural Studio

The old building of the American University of Armenia (AUA) in Yerevan was built in 1979, by two of the most prominent Armenian architects of the time, Mark Grigoryan and Henrik Arakelyan. The building, that has a symmetric triangular shape, is...
05-03-2017 19:25 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

ACME's Wildly Twisting Wooden Staircase Draws Inspiration From Coco Chanel?s Famous Mirror Stair

Conventional, straight-forward staircases can step aside to make room for these upgraded twisting and dynamic steps that make going upstairs a fun and enjoyable experience. London based studio, ACME has developed a staircase prototype with modern...
12-11-2017 19:28 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Blanc et noir en Scandinavie.

Un appartement scandinave typique aux ouvertures généreuses, au parquet clair, aux murs blancs et au décor léger tout en blanc et noir. Les meubles Ikéa se mêlent aux meubles et aux objets anciens, chinés et personnalisés. Simple et stylé! via
14-10-2013 20:04 - ( interior decoration )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Rachel Whiting?s Interior Photographs

We match Colourlovers palettes with the colorful and happy interior images of Rachel Whiting.
02-05-2014 20:32 - ( general decoration )


Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Geometry in the Stair Designs

Stairs can make a huge difference in the interior. They can add soul, dynamism and beauty in the interior design, making it more pleasant place for living. Geometry is inspiring many people and so designers and engineers and other manufacturer who...
13-01-2017 19:25 - ( architecture )
Room of the Day: Light-Filled Addition Connects Floors (12 photos)

Finding Best Balance by Feng Shui in the Kitchen

Finding balance with every existing object, making harmony with yin and yang energy, the natural environment and ourselves are the most important rules in Feng Shui learning. Every part of our home should be adjusted by these rules so we can use the...
13-01-2017 19:25 - ( architecture )
-------------------------------------