5 Boundary-Pushing Landscapes and Installations
Navigate creative landscapes by both artists and designers.
1. Firm: Universität Stuttgart.
Project: Elytra Filament Pavilion, London.
Standout: Flying beetles inspired the hexagonal glass and carbon-fiber modules, prefabricated by robot and installed outside the Victoria and Albert Museum.
2. Firm: Tobias Rehberger.
Project: Was du Liebst, Bringt Dich Auch zum Weinen, Teshima, Japan.
Standout: The sculptor’s riot of patterns, achieved with paint, vinyl, and wallpaper, transformed a 1970’s cottage into a café for the Setouchi Triennale.
3. Firm: Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec.
Project: 17 Screens, Rennes, France.
Standout: A citywide tribute includes the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne’s suspended screens in ceramic, glass, aluminum, chestnut, or textiles.
4. Firm: Patrick Tighe Architecture.
Project: L’Apertura Seven Windows for Venice.
Standout: Part of “La Biennale di Venezia,” the installation explores layers of seeing via ink drawings on aluminum, embedded in milled reliefs with a smooth plaster finish.
5. Firm: Risk.
Project: What Goes Around Comes Around, Pasadena, California.
Standout: A street artist channeled the colors of Keith Haring for one of the painted murals composing ArtCenter College of Design’s “OutsideIn.”