interboro partners: holding pattern for MoMA PS1 now complete
 
interboro partners: holding pattern for MoMA PS1 now complete interboro partners: holding pattern for MoMA PS1 now complete
jun 20, 2011

interboro partners: holding pattern for MoMA PS1 now complete

‘holding pattern’ by interboro partners at MoMA PS1 in new york city, USA all images courtesy interboro partners

 

 

 

‘holding pattern’, this year’s anticipated summer installation for MoMA PS1‘s young architects program is now open to the public in long island city, new york. designed and conceived by brooklyn-based practice interboro partners (tobias armborst, daniel d’oca, georgeen theodore), the 12th edition of the project is the result of an extensive study taken of the local neighbourhood, featuring an eclectic collection of items – mirrors, ping-pong tables, benches, and more – that will be donated to nearby organizations, homes and communities.

view from above

 

 

 

featuring a filtering canopy of rope strung from MoMA PS1’s wall to the parapet across the courtyard, the installation highlights the unusual pre-existing conditions of the immediate site. entirely column-free, the main space is dedicated to the community, providing a public ‘rec-room’ to socialize, meet, and relax. pivoting around the theme of ‘recycling’, the majority of the objects in the installation will be distributed and re-used by a multitude of communities in the area. to read more about the project, click here for our previous coverage.

 

‘holding pattern’ will be on view now until september 26, 2011 in the outdoor courtyard space of the MoMA PS1.

canopy

courtyard space

(left) chess tables (right) labels indicating object’s future home

trees are also ‘re-cycled’ after the installation

signs indicating the re-use of objects

view of canopy from within

schematic illustration

diagram

diagram – detail

 

project info:

 

principals: tobias armborst, daniel d’oca, georgeen theodore project manager: rebecca beyer winik structural engineers: kathleen cahill, cristobal correa, andrew coslow, jenessa frey, lesser gonzalez, david himelman, jenna kaminsky, brian novello, joel okpala, carsten rodin, becky slogeris, jeff thompson

  • aside from the ping pong tables, very eloquent

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