yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: steel grille seating
 
yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: steel grille seating yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: steel grille seating
dec 27, 2011

yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ: steel grille seating

‘steel grille’ by yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ, shenzhen, china image © designboom

 
chinese architect yung ho chang of atelier FCJZ first showed ‘steel grille’ at the fourth schenzhen contemporary sculpture exhibition
after which it was collected by the xiangning art museum. long metal grids are fused together to create a single ‘L’-shaped unit.
using only the provided surface area, the center of the structure is inverted and bent to become a table and two chairs.
the durablitiy of the material is ideal for outdoor use. although the perferations make it difficult to remove leaves and debris,
this allows the piece to slowly integrate into its surroundings. overall, the usable sculpture measures 370 x 226 x 226 cm (146 x 89 x 89 inches).  

the piece is made from 8 elongated metal grates image © designboom

the fallen leaves from the surrounding trees become part of the sculpture image © designboom

no extra surface area is added image © designboom

detail view image © designboom


lite from underneath at night which exaggerates the texture of the geometric metal grid
image © designboom

  • Subtle, Complex and simple, I want one of this laying around in my city.

    Javier says:
  • looks like a pop up card ! love it.
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