PALMA has discovered an ephemeral set up within a manufacturing unit and place of business advanced in mexico town. titled ‘vacío’, which means ’empty’ in spanish, the brief intervention seeks to change the boundaries and the revel in of the distance the place it’s positioned. the set up has been built with greater than 1,200 recycled sheets of paper, that have been gathered from the workplaces of quite a lot of structure corporations.
all photographs by way of luis younger / video by way of luis younger and arturo arrieta
PALMA then dyed the paper sheets blue, erasing the up to now present drawings and textual content and unifying them as a part of the brief intervention. the paper used to be then repurposed as a suite of 4 floating curtains that loosely delineate an inner house. ‘the lightness of ‘vacío’ lets in the air drift to continuously regulate the outlined geometry of the prism,’ explains the design staff.
‘within, the distance mutates and interacts with the customer, virtually forcing them to transport round because the putting sheets breathe,’ the architects proceed. PALMA provides that its primary fear used to be not to generate extra waste. ‘it is very important perceive the environmental affect of ephemeral initiatives,’ the staff concludes. see different initiatives by way of PALMA on designboom right here, together with a small living on mexico’s pacific coast.
location: mexico town, mexico
philip stevens I designboom
jan 01, 2021