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    Pneuspaces/Pneuforms is an exploration of inflatable structures, which have often been associated with mobility, movement, freedom, and escape, o… Read More
    Pneuspaces/Pneuforms is an exploration of inflatable structures, which have often been associated with mobility, movement, freedom, and escape, originating in the late 1960’s in France. In 1968, architects of the group Utopie organized an exhibition entitled Structures Gonflables at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, which exhibited an array of inflatable products including: furniture, sculpture, and environments. Utopie dreamt of a society built on air and created numerous visions of inflatable structures. As part of a workshop directed by Ronald Rael of Rael San Fratello Architects, participants explored pneumatic structures that combined new methods of 3D modeling using Modo (from Luxology) to create engaging social spaces on the Academic Quad at Tulane University. The participants created two building-sized pavilions, illuminated by dynamic lighting, which engaged the campus community after sunset. Read Less
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