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Cardboard Cloud installation by Fantastic Norway

An exhibition featuring a giant pixelated cloud made of suspended cardboard boxes designed by architects Fantastic Norway has opened at the Centre for Design and Architecture (DogA) in Oslo, Norway.


The installation consists of over 3000 cardboard boxes and divides the large exhibition space into smaller areas.


Work by young Norwegian designers is exhibited both inside and outside the boxes.


The architects aimed to create an affordable and sustainable installation. The reused cardboard boxes will be recycled upon the exhibition's completion.


The exhibition continues at DogA, Oslo until 23 August. The following text is from Fantastic Norway:


“Cardboard Cloud // Description

The ”Cardboard Cloud” is an exhibition designed for the Centre for Design and Architecture (DogA) in Norway / Oslo. The exhibition aims to displays work done by Norwegian design students. Fantastic Norway Architects designed the architectural framework for the exhibition.


Being that the exhibition is set to present brand new design objects, we decided to base the architectural concept on the thrill of unpacking.


The installation consists of over 3000 hanging cardboard boxes resembling a large pixilated cloud, hovering over the exhibited material.


The construction creates a large variety of spaces, from cave like to lifted and open areas, inside the 350m2 exhibition hall.


The objects and design concepts are exhibited both inside and outside the boxes.


In an environmental perspective the ambition was to create an exhibition with focus on reuse and low material cost.


The cardboard boxes will be recycled at the end of the exhibition, which only leaves wires as leftovers.


Architectural team: Håkon Matre Aasarød, Erlend Blakstad Haffner, Andrew Jason Linn, Magnus Ohren, Tomos Osmond, Anne Busemann, Mathias Steinbru, Anette Flygansvær, Ingeborg Cappelen Lindheim, Are Fredrik Berg and Håvard Arnhoff.

Engineer: Ole Wroldsen

Curator: Benedicte Sunde, Janicke Sæther, Aslag Juell Kristensen, Oscar Quan Lainfiesta..

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