the architecture foundation: just the flip side of the wall exhibition the architecture foundation: just the flip side of the wall exhibition
oct 28, 2011

the architecture foundation: just the flip side of the wall exhibition

‘just the flip side of the wall’ exhibition at the architecture foundation image © designboom

deconstructing and utilizing the structural components of their temporary central bar seen previously at this year’s 100% design london, UK-based design team melissa appleton and matthew butcher of post works have created ‘just the flip side of the wall’ inside the architecture foundation’s project space. a series of theatrical props and typically architectural elements, including rigging, curtains, 

lighting and screens are used to explore the effect of these objects on the surrounding space. the overall installation 
is made to look like an exploded architectural drawing.     
the environment is meant to be flexible, showcasing not only the original pieces but their growth throughout the exhibit.
as guest artists and designers visit the space, they will add to the collection, modifying the content through sculptural work, prints and drawings,
sometimes directly on the exhibit itself. throughout scheduled events, such as lectures, film screenings and performances, the components
will continuously be altered to effect the relationship between the original gallery space and the visitors. 

components anchored to ceiling image © designboom

view from entrance  image © designboom

inside structure of a wall image © designboom 

sculptural interpretations of buildings image © designboom

abstract three dimensional map of london
image © designboom

space during ‘cooperative designs’ event image courtesy of the architecture foundation

exhibition pieces changing their purpose to serve as clothing display  image courtesy of the architecture foundation

space in use image courtesy of the architecture foundation

elevational perspective showing café, bar and lecture space  image courtesy of post work / the architecture foundation 

east elevation showing café, bar and lecture space
image courtesy of post work / the architecture foundation 

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