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3013 Installation was one of five units at the AA's Summer School 2011 programme.
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3013 Installation
2011
The unit developed a sequence of three skins to connect the upper terrace and lower courtyard at the AA in Bedford Square. The surfaces were formed from pairs of twisted plywood strips cut from salvaged exhibition panels. These were joined together at their edges to form flexible skins tailored to the site. The upper skins were suspended from above, lightly touching the existing brick walls for support; the fabric-like behaviour of the surfaces allowed their final form to be determined by how they rest naturally under gravity.

This installation revealed the hidden relationships between different levels of the building, creating temporary shelters and flexible gathering points that address how the city might be occupied today and in the future.

Tutors
Lawrence Lek - www.lawrencelek.com
Onur Ozkaya - www.onurozkaya.co.uk
Jesse Randzio - www.jesserandzio.net

Students
Agni Kadi, Ehsan Ehsari, Frances Liu, Galo Carbajo Garcia, Hande Oney, Harsh Vernaya, I Ching Chu, Joaquin Del Rio, Julia Kubisty, Leonardo Olavarrieta, Marina Olivi, Masayo Velasco, Paco Alonso, Pedro Domingues, Summer Lin, Tess Zhang

Project website - 3013installation.tumblr.com

The project was one of five units at the AA's Summer School 2011 programme - summerschool.aaschool.ac.uk
Thanks to programme director Natasha Sandmeier and coordinator Manijeh Verghese. Photo #1 Credit: Valerie Bennett. All other pictures by the unit.