tham & videgård: cloud chamber
tham & videgård: cloud chamber
jun 16, 2010

tham & videgård: cloud chamber

‘cloud chamber’ by tham & videgård



1:1 architects build small spaces exhibition victoria & albert museum, london on now until 30 august 2010


this week was the opening of the ‘1:1 architects build small spaces’ exhibition at the victoria & albert museum, london. the show consists of concept designs from nineteen invited firms. responding to specific locations in the museum, the architects explored themes such as study, work, play, performance and contemplation. seven of the proposals were then selected for construction at full-scale. the concept models and presentation panels for all nineteen submissions are on display in architecture gallery 128a.


swedish firm tham & videgård is amongst the nineteen firms who are displaying their work — ‘cloud chamber’.


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ model



resembling an abstract wooden cloud or fallen star, ‘cloud chamber’ houses projectors and screens programmed with time-lapse imagery of cloud formations. contrasting with the solid, emphatic exterior, every surface of the interior is covered with these film projections, thus offering an experience of weightlessness and intangibility. the architects propose that after the exhibition the structure would be hollowed out and become a children’s storytelling shelter.


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ in the exhibition space


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ outdoors


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ perspective view


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ perspective view


tham & videgård: cloud chamber ‘cloud chamber’ floor plan of the gallery in V & A

  • This design is amazing, i will love to see that

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  • Seems a set of interesting forms for a camera obscura.. which would avoid tacky cloud videos…


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