Cardboard Cloud installation by Fantastic Norway | Dezeen

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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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