P-06 perforate patterned wall for skin installation in lisbon P-06 perforate patterned wall for skin installation in lisbon
nov 07, 2013

P-06 perforate patterned wall for skin installation in lisbon

P-06 atelier perforate patterned wall for skin installation in lisbon
all images courtesy of P-06 atelier




reflecting the ever-changing nature of its surroundings, the ‘skin’ by lisbon-based studio P-06 atelier in partnership with architect joão luís carrilho da graça was designed for a multipurpose room in the pavilion of knowledge, a science museum in lisbon. flickering light around the foyer, a perforated wall with acoustic properties and LED lighting is embedded into its fabric. the piece is based on the theme ‘ASCII’ (american standard code for information interchange) and is in response to the museum’s intent of sharing information. the textured wall features different densities and sized cut-outs along its façade, with varying sound levels projected through the openings. a white light shines through into the space, with the ‘skin’ balanced by reflected, natural light.



the nearby rooms can be seen through the perforated wall



light is filtered into the foyer with acoustic and LED lighting also embedded into its fabric



the textured wall pattern features different densities and sized cut-outs



the LED lights shine through to make the wall glow in white



connection to the exhibitions



detailed view of the perforated wall cut outs



view from the above



project info:


location: pavilhão do conhecimento (knowledge pavilion), lisboa, portugal
client: ciência viva
partners: JLCG arquitectos
design director: nuno gusmão
designers: giuseppe greco, vera sacchetti, miguel matos
photos: ricardo gonçalves



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