Paper Space by Studio Glowacka
and Maria Fulford Architects

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London Design Festival 2013: design firms Studio Glowacka and Maria Fulford Architects have installed 1500 metres of undulating paper strips to create a pavilion at trade show 100% Design in London this week (+ slideshow).

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Studio Glowacka and Maria Fulford Architects draped streams of white paper over a square frame to create a temporary ceiling for the Paper Space auditorium.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Additional strips of paper drop vertically to the floor and create a perimeter for the hub.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Visitors are encouraged to share ideas on rolls of paper within the structure, which can then be torn off and taken away. "Paper is a blank canvas for communication and a receiver for ideas," Maria Fulford said.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

"Paper Space is illuminated by borrowed light from the adjacent exhibitor structures, changing character like a paper chameleon depending on the neighbouring light conditions," she added.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

There is also a bespoke table inside the space that was hand crafted by students at UCL Bartlett School of Architecture. It is made from five-millimetre-thick steel plates and white oak.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Paper Space is being used to hold events, talks and debates during 100% Design, which is open until tomorrow.

Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Other installations at London Design Festival this year include 5000 spinning paper windmills in a doorway at the V&A museum and an Escher-style installation of fifteen staircases positioned on the grass outside Tate Modern.

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Paper Space by Maria Fulfor Architects and Studio Glowacka

Photographs are by Alastair Browning.