bloom urban toy sculptures by alisa andrasek and jose sanchez bloom urban toy sculptures by alisa andrasek and jose sanchez
aug 14, 2012

bloom urban toy sculptures by alisa andrasek and jose sanchez

‘bloom interactive urban toy installation’ by alisa andrasek and jose sanchez images © alisa andrasek and jose sanchez

designers alisa andrasek and jose sanchez have developed ‘bloom’, an interactive urban toy that seeks the engagement of people in order

to construct a variety of configurations. commissioned by the GLA, the sculptural installation celebrates the london 2012 olympic and 
paralympic games. users will be able to fully immerse themselves in the building process by learning the different possibilities of the 
structural system by altering its form as well as conceiving various sequences that can be used for modifying the environment. 
produced in the official neon pink olympic color, the toy is available in three separate modules and variations, where participants can 
build a ring, a spiral or a distributed branch, resulting in the contribution to the final form comprised of over a thousand assembled 
components.
 

different module configurations

original installed configuration by alisa andrasek and jose sanchez

user interactions

user interaction

‘bloom’ video

component detail

tooling

concept render

concept render simulation

concept render simulation

via creative applications

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