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Michael Pinsky – Pollution Pods

Pollution Pods are a series of five interconnected geodesic domes which contain carefully mixed recipes emulating the relative presence of ozone, particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and carbon monoxide, which recreate the pollution from London, Beijing, São Paulo, New Delhi and Tautra in Norway. Forming a ring in the centre of the Somerset House … Continue reading

Água Carioca – Ooze Architects. Constructed Wetlands, Rio de Janeiro. November 2016 – March 2017

The Água Carioca research project for Rio de Janeiro aims to design a sustainable water management system and resilient infrastructure in a city where 70% of the population of 8.48 million people is currently not connected to a sewage network and the city produces 20.000 litres of human waste water flow per second into Guanabara Bay. … Continue reading

Bridget Riley: Mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. 2014

Bridget Riley has created a new mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. The 56-metre long mural is painted directly onto the hospital walls, and the saturated colours and flowing, rhythmic stripes bring vibrancy to the clinical environment, transforming the experience of the space in the hospital, for patients, staff and visitors. The work was commissioned … Continue reading

Jason Bruges Studio: The Nature Trail. Installation at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Jason Bruges Studio’s The Nature Trail, is a large-scale distraction artwork for Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, designed to create a calming, yet engaging experience for patients aged 1-16. The interactive installation runs along a 50-metre stretch of corridor en route to the operating theatre. Illuminated and animated 3D animal characters, such as hedgehogs, horses, birds, … Continue reading

Imperfect Health: the Medicalization of Architecture. Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal. 25 October – 1 April 2012

Imperfect Health presents photographs, publications, art and design projects alongside architectural models and drawings to consider how architecture acknowledges, incorporates and affects health issues. The exhibition includes projects and ideas with a range of programmes – mostly non-medical – that nonetheless engage issues of health in ways that suggest new strategies and constitute an argument … Continue reading