pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox
pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox
jul 23, 2012

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox

‘coca-cola beatbox’ by pernilla & asif, london, UK image © hufton + crow

designed by london-based architectural duo pernilla & asif, the ‘coca-cola beatbox’ is now completed and ready for the london 2012 olympics. responding to the summer theme ‘move to the beat’, this pavilion creates a multi-sensory experience for visitors by fusing music and technology within a setting of international sport. the exterior is comprised of 200 rectilinear air cushions to form a crystalline shell, with each interlocked element measuring the size of a billboard. as individuals ascend through the structure, they can ‘play’ each unit to remix a track of music created by mark ronson and katy b while altering the integrated lighting, and responsive sensor technology.

recorded sound bytes of an athlete’s heartbeats, squeaking sneakers and arrows striking targets will be activated with hand movements and gestures during a 200 meter journey to the roof top where views of the encompassing park are unveiled.

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox exterior is comprised of 200 air cushions image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox visitors rise through the pavilion on a 200 meter long winding pathway image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox facade detail image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox image © hufton + crow

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox architectural model

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox perspective drawing

pernilla & asif: coca cola beatbox conceptual sketch

  • put it on top of a Vermont mountain with a windmill :)))))

    Paedra says:
  • Interested to know what makes this \”original content\” like the banner says. you know, when it\’s been on loads of other sites first?

    MJ says:

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