14 structures play with balance for hello wood 2014 in rural hungary 14 structures play with balance for hello wood 2014 in rural hungary
aug 13, 2014

14 structures play with balance for hello wood 2014 in rural hungary

14 structures play with balance for hello wood 2014 in rural hungary
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as a continuation of its annual workshop, hello wood has held its 2014 summer camp, resulting in 14 structures conceived and constructed by an international group of designers and students. held on the rural site of csórompuszta, near hungary’s lake balaton, this year’s program was based on the theme ‘play with balance’ in an attempt to question stability and equilibrium in architecture. the disparate installations utilize light timber members in a variety of organizations to create different spatial experiences.

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‘barny’, led by dutch artist frank havermans
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with instruction by dutch artist, one of the student-based groups realized ‘barny’, an open structure made of three frames. the project is influenced by the vernacular architecture, specifically the chimneys and roof forms of the houses. the elevated trusses lean out from their inclined posts, to suggest a covered space in the open field.

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‘corn-walk’, with instruction by hungarian architects juhász ákos + eke dániel
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led by hungarian architects juhász ákos + eke dániel, ‘corn-walk’ is an elevated pathway that passes in a direct line from open field into the corn stalks. the 40 meter length structure is made of 4×4 members arranged in X-shaped units, and infilled with horizontal pieces to create a ramped floor.

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the ramping pathway passes through the corn field
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‘forcefields’, led by american designer biayna bogosian of something somewhere
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the installation titled ‘forcefields’ occupied a sloping site, and was led by biayna bogosian of the los angeles-based design firm something somewhere. the structure places vertically oriented sticks among holes in the floor panels, resulting in a field of porous partitions. the poles are unfixed in order to be reconfigured based on the topographic conditions and spatial arrangement. the piece serves as a walkable surface able to seat up to 15 people.

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‘spikefort’, led by bence pap (AT), oliver sales (UK)
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the towering structure ‘spikefort’ was headed up by a british-austrian duo consisting of bence pap and oliver sales. the spire is wrapped in a chaotic arrangement of thin members, which creates a dynamic and non-figurative enclosure. visitors are able to climb through its multiple floor levels, and sit for an elevated view.

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‘spaceship’, led by andrás cseh (HU), jelena pejkovic (SRB)
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architects andrás cseh (HU) and jelena pejkovic (SRB) led a team to develop ‘spaceship’, a kinetic structure whose balance is determined by its occupants. the radially organized folly features a disc-like floor, which is hung from six towering posts. between 2 and 10 people contribute to the installation’s performance, which produces a destabilized and engaged experience.

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the structure titled ‘accordion’ was led by scandanavian architects elias lindhoff + sebastian mardi
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‘accordion’, with instruction by scandanavian architects elias lindhoff + sebastian mardi, takes its name from the light screen surrounding its central core. the porous cover is shaped by weather forces such as wind and rainwater to create a dynamic spatial envelope. additionally, visitors are able to climb the timber structure for an elevated view.

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‘tumbleweed’, led by resident artist hatvany csaba (HU)
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the wood structures were scattered across an open field in rural hungary
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occurring on july 19-27, 2014, ‘play with balance’ is the fifth annual workshop held by hello wood
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project teams:

 

spaceship
andrás cseh (HU), jelena pejkovic (SRB)
team: yanthe boom, gözde celebi, quim escoda, evelin murczin,
patakfalvi csenge, marián stanislav, vértesi ferenc
accordion
elias lindhoff, sebastian mardi (SE, DK)
team: taís alvino da silva, bálint viola, luis echeverria, kovács borbála,
dan liu, leon steffani, thurnay júlia anna, julie van zinnicq
forcefields
biayna bogosian / something somewhere (USA)
team: bárdossy krisztina, boromissza katalin, jaeseo jung, piotr kluszczynski,
kudar máté, tamás lászló, villányi fábián, bartosz zabiega
spikefort
bence pap (AT), oliver sales (UK)
team: nora behova, fábián zsófia eszter, marta jagielska,
karóczkai ákos, eva strocholcová, filip sudolsky, weichinger sára
shower-power
suzana milinovic, rufus van den ban / TU delft (NL)
team: bilyana asenova, egyed csongor, orestis nikolaidis férenczy,
kiss ábel, kőműves zsófia, natalia liput, jonathan schweizer, toldi veronika
playground
szabados karolina, szederkényi lukács, szacsvay gergő, ghyczy dénes emil, boronkay péter / AUW (architecture uncomfortable workshop)
team: ​ian chaplin, czakó dorottya, monika gosciniak, simon platter,
rádler luca, salgó eszter, benedikt steiner, szekeres ágnes
mochi
pep tornabell, enrique soriano / coda (ES), anna rizou
team: aiste ambrazeviciute, georgios anagnostopoulos, karner dóra,
krompáczki péter, perényi flóra, jose villamizar, carina zabini
labirynth
salvador gilabert sanz, ester bayo / miralles – tagliabue embt (ES)
team: bödök marietta, eleanor figueiredo, komlóssy dóra, agustín-fernando marin-hermosilla,
pintér kata, christopher thorp, niek van laere, lucia sanchez, zgólay regina
fabrick
lukasz pastuszka, jakub majewski / moomoo (PL)
team: valentin desmarais, yvonne fandke, ivan fraile gisbert,
johanna gelesz, máthé péter kristóf, charlotte ros, emily temperton
tumbleweed
hatvany csaba (HU)
team: betegh gábor, erdélyi zsóka, lencsés albert, lenkai borbála, tóth vilmos
fireball
jan mach & jan vondrák / mjölk architects (CZ)
team: aron baki, charlotte balmer, zuzana krejcirova, ollé gellért,
petrányi luca, pócsik lujza, christopher sejer fischlein, iris tol
barny
frank havermans (NL)
team: kőműves márton, silviu medesan, medveczky dóra,
oszetzky dorina, ayelen peressini, alex rieveley, sas maxim
woodwox
vadász orsolya / sporaarchitects; szabó bulcsú, szakál andrea / blokk építész műhely; barcza gergő (HU)
team: albert burgers, michael cerrone, sofia ekberg, dalma kató,
magdalena majnusz, lukasz pienczykowski, szabó áron, viktoria zybina
corn-walk
juhász ákos, eke dániel (HU)
team: bóta kata, bokor milán, lucas facer, gencsi katalin, eeva kylén,
guilherme leick, petrovicz anna, tóth róbert

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