Interwoven is a temporary installation sited on the landmark Flatiron Public Plaza in New York City, where it was visited by over two million passersby during its two month launch. Designed after eighteen months of the pandemic, Interwoven celebrates the joys of once again intersecting with our community in public space. Inspired by the dynamic geometry of intersections that form the Flatiron Building’s shape and America's woven tapestry of cultures, the installation is an unfolding set of parabolic archways that frame iconic views of the city and offer places to rest, play, and gather together.
当两个人同时穿过匹配的拱门时，同步的灯光和悦耳的声音就会被激活，邀请游客加入到一种有趣的共享体验中。一群游客可能会一起触发音乐，随机的游客可能会碰巧激活传感器，从而在公共场所的陌生人之间建立独特的联系。连接 LED 照明和扬声器的传感器系统贯穿结构，创造了这种神奇而意想不到的效果。同时邀请音乐家们以装置的主题进行创作，这些音乐作品随后被设置为装置中同步灯光的效果。
When two people cross matching arches, synchronized lights and melodious sounds are activated, inviting visitors to join in a playful shared experience. Groups of visitors might work to trigger the music together, and random visitors might happen to activate the sensors by chance, creating a unique connection between strangers in a public space. A sensor system connected to LED lighting and speakers was woven through the structure, creating this magical and unexpected effect. Musicians were invited to respond to the theme of the installation, including several original compositions which were then set to synchronized lighting effects in the installation.
社区参与和社会影响Community Engagement & Social Impact
The installation's interactive story wall, made of backlit papers on a grid, invites visitors to share responses to the prompt: “I dream of a world where together we can…” The resulting narratives became a patchwork of voices documenting this challenging yet hopeful moment. The prompt was selected by Youth Fellows from a community-led, intergenerational initiative focused on engaging people in NYC’s civic life through beauty and joy.
交织装置由创新的材料制成，可承受大量公众使用和纽约冬季的恶劣天气。我们公司寻求以不同寻常的方式使用普通材料，在该装置中，我们从建筑之外寻找灵感。中央长凳由致密的抗菌软木制成，软木由 100% 后工业回收的软木颗粒制成，上部面板由半透明聚丙烯网制成，通常用于农业应用，基础树脂面板由消费后回收材料制成。该结构的色调是一套有趣的节日风格，在赤红、苔绿和藏红花黄色中，我们呈现了一种更自然、更平静的传统冬季色彩。
Interwoven is constructed of an innovative palette of materials built to withstand heavy public usage and intense New York winter weather. Our firm seeks to use common materials in uncommon ways, and in Interwoven we looked outside of architecture for inspiration. The central bench is constructed of dense, anti-bacterial cork made from 100% post-industrial recycled cork grain. The upper panels are constructed of a translucent polypropylene netting typically used in agricultural applications. Base resin panels are constructed of post-consumer recycled content. The structure is a playful set of holiday hues; in terra cotta red, moss green, and saffron yellow, we presented a more natural, calming palette of traditional winter colors.
In addition to the environmental material considerations listed above, we carefully planned for an afterlife for the structure. Temporary installations are often disposed of immediately after their program ends and sent to a garbage landfill. Instead, we set out to design the project to have an afterlife, which required that all components were designed to be easily installed and de-installed, all connections to the ground plane could easily adapt to different locations, and all parts could easily be broken down into sizes that could fit in a small truck. During design, we also identified a second location for the structure, and we are currently in the midst of relocating Interwoven to a new skate park in New Haven, Connecticut.
制造商：Smart Department NYC，
交互和技术设计师：Indistinguishable from Magic，
Van Alen Institute和 Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
Martin Seck 和 Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
Atelier Cho Thompson
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Completion Year: 2021
Building area : 450sf
Fabricator: Smart Department NYC,
Lighting Designer: Lam Partners,
Interaction and Tech Designers: Indistinguishable from Magic,
Structural Engineer: MHA Engineering
Van Alen Institute and Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
Martin Seck and Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
Atelier Cho Thompson
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