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JDS architects: experiencing the void
feb 07, 2010
JDS architects: experiencing the void



‘experiencing the void’
digital print, 48.3 x 33 cm
artwork © julien de smedt architects (JDS)

contemplating the void: interventions in the guggenheim museum
solomon r. guggenheim museum, new york
february 12th to april 28th, 2010


architecture turned into enjoyment and participation.
instead of contemplating the void of the guggenheim museum‘s central space,
JDS architects
have proposed an experience which sees a trampoline net spiraling down
the institution’s rotunda. this idea plays on frank lloyd wright’s original scenography
for the guggenheim in which he envisioned patrons visiting the exhibition from the top,
downwards.


looking up at the spiraling trampoline net


people can walk, rest and play on the net


the base of the net at the main floor of the guggenheim

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