The entry called Milkywave for the 2012 Beijing Design Week. The projects intention is meant as a commentary on the practice of urban fabrication through object that are easily recognizable in a collective memory. Furthermore, adding value and a renewed use to mundane objects.

Courtesy of  AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

Courtesy of AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

This particular installation uses 1664 recycled ceramic yogurt bottles and transforms them from a found classic in Beijing Hutongs, to a large-scale light installation.

Courtesy of  AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

Courtesy of AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

They are essentially taking a common and recognizable object part of the Beijing landscape that is familiar enough to activate old memories in a new form that will enable new sensations.

Courtesy of  AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

Courtesy of AIDIA STUDIO, Beijing Design Week 2012

The yogurt bottles are suspended from the ceiling and spans a double height space above a hallway and stairs in a fluid wave.

By Ariela Lenetsky

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