numen/for use installs climbable 'tube' overlooking the city of linz, austria
 

numen/for use installs climbable 'tube' overlooking the city of linz, austria

collaborative european design studio numen/for use has designed its sixth and most recent ‘tube’ installation on the roof of the OK centre for contemporary art in linz, austria. identical to the tube in london, the web-like installation is constructed out of synthetic blue ropes and stretches across the entire rooftop, named the ‘voestalpine open space’. at approximately 25 meters above ground level, the structure overlooks the city of linz.


all images courtesy of christoph huber

 

 

the spacious structure, spanning 42 meters long, 15 meters wide and 9 meters tall, draws comparisons to a scaled up version of a children’s playground for adults. ‘to crawl through the tunnels of tube linz induces a dual awareness of both safety and risk,’ mentions numen/for use, ‘combining a transparent, gentle, woven structure, devoid of any hard angles and surfaces, with unsettling heights/vistas and uncanny spatial sensations.’

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project info:

 

design studio: numen/for use

location: OK centre for contemporary art in linz, austria

dates: may 24th 2019 – october 13th 2019

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