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Tue 23.6.

‘Cardboard Cloud’ by Fantastic Norway

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 23.06.2009 - Tagged as: , , , ,

The architectural framework for an exhibition in Oslo by Fantastic Norway

The architectural framework for an exhibition in Oslo by Fantastic Norway

The Norwegian architects of Fantastic Norway have recently designed the architectural framework for an exhibition in Oslo, displaying young Norwegian design talents. The exhibition open this week end. The installation resembles a large pixilated cloud, constructed by more than 3000 hanging cardboard boxes.

'Cardboard Cloud' by Fantastic Norway

'Cardboard Cloud' by Fantastic Norway

The architects´statement:

‘Being that the exhibition is set to present brand new design objects, we decided to base the architectural concept on the thrill of unpacking. The installation consists of over 3000 hanging cardboard boxes resembling a large pixilated cloud, hovering over the exhibited material. The construction creates a large variety of spaces, from cave like to lifted and open areas, inside the 350m2 exhibition hall. The objects and design concepts are exhibited both inside and outside the boxes.

In an environmental perspective the ambition was to create an exhibition with focus on reuse and low material cost. The cardboard boxes will be recycled at the end of the exhibition, which only leaves wires as leftovers.’

'Cardboard Clouds' by Fantastic Norway

'Cardboard Clouds' by Fantastic Norway

Architectural team: Håkon Matre Aasarød, Erlend Blakstad Haffner, Andrew Jason Linn, Magnus Ohren, Tomos Osmond, Anne Busemann, Mathias Steinbru, Anette Flygansvær, Ingeborg Cappelen Lindheim, Are Fredrik Berg and Håvard Arnhoff, Oscar Quan Lainfiesta

Engineer: Ole Wroldsen

Curator: Benedicte Sunde, Janicke Sæther, Aslag Juell Kristensen, Oscar Quan Lainfiesta

to the Fantastic Norway website

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