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Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation Bibliotheca by LAVA

Architects LAVA have created a bookcase for the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation in Sydney, Australia.


Books are displayed inside honeycombe-like voids in a wall, backlit with LED lights through translucent acrylic.


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Photographs are by Chris Bosse and Peter Murphy.Here's some more information from LAVA:


Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation Bibliotheca

A new architectural installation commissioned for the first anniversary of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in Sydney creates a space for displaying catalogues and other publications.


The installation is an evolutionary display, which will adapt and grow in response to each new gallery project while creating an ephemeral and surreal experience with changing lights and effects. Holding a selection of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and Art & Australia publications in honeycomb shaped cells, the installation is backlit through transparent acrylic via energy efficient LED lights.


Architects: LAVA
Laboratory for Visionary Architecture
Chris Bosse, Tobias Wallisser, Alexander Rieck
with Esan Rahmani, Jarrod Lamshed, Erik Escalante

Client: Gene Sherman
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation

Builder: Definitive, Display by Design
Light : LED systems Australia