makkink & bey build workscape theatre for shenzhen's biennale of urbanism\architecture makkink & bey build workscape theatre for shenzhen's biennale of urbanism\architecture
dec 16, 2015

makkink & bey build workscape theatre for shenzhen's biennale of urbanism\architecture

makkink & bey build workscape theatre for shenzhen’s biennale of urbanism\architecture
all images courtesy of studio makkink and bey

 

 

 

constructed for shenzhen’s biennale of urbanism\architecture, this bamboo installation considers potential working environments within a domestic setting. designed by studio makkink & bey, the ‘workscape theatre’ is divided into three sections containing the workplaces of the alumni of design academy eindhoven: dan adlešič, fiona du mesnildot, echo yang, hsiang-ching chuang, and xian zheng. the students were invited to create a collaborative exhibition that would generate a dialogue with those attending the event.

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
the installation considers potential working environments within a domestic setting

 

 

 

according to aaron betsky, curator of the biennale’s ‘collage city 3D’ section, we already have enough buildings and we are changing our cities into objects that imprison us. ‘what we need are designs that make better use of what’s already there. it’s important for us to reconsider, reuse and reconceptualize man-made environments,’ states betsky.

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
the ‘workscape theatre’ has been constructed using bamboo

 

 

 

‘re-living the city’ showcases the work of contemporary designers who wish to join forces to design a better world. besides studio makkink & bey, the event presents the work of other dutch designers such as charlie koolhaas, droog design, rob voerman, bureau europa, superuse studios, iwan baan and linda vassenrood.

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
two-dimensional fabric details have been applied inside the pavilion

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
the collaborative exhibition generates a dialogue with those attending the event

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
the design is divided into three sections containing the workplaces of design academy eindhoven alumni

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
project model highlighting the layout of the scheme

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
various material choices are also illustrated

studio makkink and bey workscape theatre shenzhen 2015 bi-city biennale of urbanism architecture designboom
axonometric drawing

 

 

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