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Open stage installation in Hong Kong designed by Hour25

Hong Kong Architecture News - Mar 08, 2017 - 14:53   14401 views

Open stage installation in Hong Kong designed by Hour25An open stage installation was set in the Festival "Kwai Tsing Daily", designed by independent design collective HOUR25The festival "Kwai Tsing Daily" will be held in the West Kowloon Cultural District, it is a participatory experience for locals to share their story about the Kwai Tsing District in a creative form. There will be open stage, workshops, fair and photo exhibition. 

Kwai Tsing District has a very distinct urbanism with massive and pale-colored housing and colorful shipping containers.

Image © South China Morning Post

Image © South China Morning Post

The installation is inspired by the shipping container of Kwai Tsing, these foldable modules can also be used as temporary furniture.  The hollow design is adopted for the strong wind in the site.

Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli

Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli

Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli
Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli
Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli

See the construction process of the installation in this video : 

Who is HOUR25? 

HOUR25 designs different media to explore space and time. By expressing architectural ideas without the presence of architecture, they use the 25th hour to reinterpret architecture beyond the architectural realm. Here are some of their works:

Wood shaving bench. Image © HOUR25

Stringfield. Image © HOUR25
Stringfield. Image © HOUR25

EmptySCape. Image © HOUR25

MAD // Lawn Runner. Image © HOUR25

Top Image © Kwai Tsing Daily at West Kowloon Facebook Page / Ifung Petrelli 

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