"Urban Daydreaming" - Exhibition by French designers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec [fr]

The Hong Kong Design Institute will be showcasing a collection of urban development scenarios in the Asian debut of the “Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec – Urban Daydreaming” exhibition from 27 October 2018 to 17 February 2019.

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It is an exhibition by the Vitra Design Museum in cooperation with Les Champs Libres in Rennes. Featuring 20 sets of research models and animations conceived by the world-renowned French design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, who was awarded the Wallpaper* Design Award 2016’s Designer of the Year, the exhibition is a wide-ranging study of possible urban development solutions for cities that may be imagined in very different urban settings.

The exhibition explores a wide range of possible environmental solutions through detailed case studies that reimagine the relationship between buildings, quality of pavements, positioning of fountains, and planting of a jungle. 14 proposals were selected for the exhibition after extended periods of research, each exploring different ways to incorporate nature into urban spaces. Highlights include “Clouds”, a half-pergola, half-vegetal shelter that doubles as a floating garden; “Pergola”, a depiction of vegetation forming a shaded pathway; and “Platforms”, a multi-purpose structure as pedestals or large collective benches.

Date: 27 October 2018 – 17 February 2019
Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm
Venue: d-mart, Hong Kong Design Institute, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong (Tiu King Leng MTR Station Exit A2)
Free Admission

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publié le 08/10/2018

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