cyril lancelin of town and concrete has envisioned a basketball court where the game isn’t only for the players but for the spectators as well. by using pink doughnuts as elements of the fence and supporting structure for the baskets, the designer has created a colorful court with decorations that double as street furniture.

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

 

 

some of the tori and squares featured on the fence are made of a thin wooden structure wrapped in foam and covered with protective fabrics like the ones usually found on poles at sports venues. the other pieces are inflatable and bumpy. from the fence, the playful grid spreads onto the ground where the geometry is presented in blue colors and pink playground markings.

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares

 

 

‘when producer jérémie nassir of trajectoire, art x basket asked me to think about a basketball art installation, I imagined the court as an immersive installation where the spectator plays as much as the player,’ says cyril lancelin, founder of town and concrete. the installation continues to showcase the studio’s impactful aesthetics where bright colors and inflatable structures take centerstage. for reference, please see town and concrete’s knot and pink flamingo sculptures.

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

cyril lancelin fences basketball court with grid of pink doughnuts and squares designboom

 

project info:

 

design: town and concrete

year of completion: 2019

producer: jérémie nassir/trajectoire art x basket

images: town and concrete

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: maria erman | designboom

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