Demonstration Room
Demonstration Room

6 – 14 August, daily 2 – 6pm

Opening event:

Friday 5 August 5pm

UTS Architecture, Kensington St Warehouse
Cost:
Free
Booking information:

Bookings not required

Contact:

Sandra Karina Loschke

Phone:
02 9514 8810

Concrete – heavy, cold, grey. Or is it? This project reinvents concrete as a material and challenges conventional notions associated with this most versatile of products. By highlighting the multiple material and spatial articulations of concrete, along with its colours and textures, this classic building material is a re-assessed and celebrated. The exhibition features design propositions for a research pavilion based on computational, design and fabrication processes. Full-scale prototype models explore the innovative design potential of an advanced, glass-fibre-reinforced concrete panel. The centrepiece of the exhibition is the demonstration room, where visitors will actively experience the atmospheric qualities of the space rather than being shown conventional architectural objects.

CURATOR: Sandra Karina Löschke

EXHIBITORS: A selection of teamworks from the 2011 UTS Materiality Laboratory

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