An installation that gives Londoners an opportunity to introduce a slower pace to their lifestyle.
Situated in the busy courtyard of Oxo Tower Wharf, the design highlights three-dimensional spaces through two-dimensional illusions, encouraging visitors to question the volumes of everyday mundane objects. Momentto intends to disrupt the flow, encouraging interaction amongst passers-by and allowing people to re-assess the boundaries of their journey during the month of June.
Boundaries were broken and collaborations forged by the people that came together to enable the student concept to be realised.
Collaborators: -Momentto: 5 architecture graduates who met at University of Nottingham – Jennifer Ge (The Bartlett/ UCL), Binhan Wang (Architectural Association School of Architecture), Yue Ying (University of Cambridge), Mandy Hong (University of Nottingham) and Jiaxin Wu (University of Sheffield); -Champion Timber; -Coin Street Community Builders and Oxo Tower Wharf; -Institute of Carpenters; -O-DACE; -Timber Trade Federation; -TRADA; and -Michael Williams Designs.
Support has been provided by The Bartlett School of Architecture/ UCL, The Institute of Carpenters; The Building Crafts College and the Timber Trade Federation
The installation will have a second life when it is de-constructed and removed by Public Works who will host a two-week workshop for students from Sweden and the UK at R-Urban Poplar in London, which will focus on designing, building and choreographing a set of tools for performative city-making. This second story will feature at the Tate in late July.
Feel free to sit and enjoy, but please do not climb on the structure.