Collection by Tiffany Chu

Venice Biennale: Raumlabor Berlin


One of the most interesting things to see at an architecture festival is not necessarily the final aha! moment after a pavilion is finished, but the collaborative process of building. At this year's Venice Biennale, art collective Raumlabor berlin debuted 'The Generator,' an onsite participatory workshop where you can make your own 'Sedia Veneziana,' or Venetian chair.

At the entrance to the Giardini pavilions, visitors were greeted by this mountain that had been gradually constructed...
Here's a look at the wooden jig and the tools that make it so easy to churn them out.
As you can see, one chair is but a single unit in a much larger structural system.
Designers Paula Hentschel and Andreas Kravth of Raumlabor berlin perch comfortably within the sculpture's nooks and...
'It's a really simple system. You just place the pieces where it is outlined.
A diagrammatic way of explaining how The Generator fits into the larger picture of people gathering to build a man-made...
Raumlabor berlin is also known to be particularly experimental with mobile and inflatable architecture that serve as...
From the interior,one can experience how ethereally the space is separated, yet consciously enshrouded by its...
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