Paper Space, it’s an installation created through the joint effort of Studio Glowacka and Maria Fulford Architects. The intent of the design was for 100% Design 2013. The idea was to design a space that can be functional for international events, lectures and debates. Keeping this in mind the space still had to be unique while still portraying these universal properties.

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In defining the space, 1500 meters of white A4 draped paper defined the space creating an undulating ribbed form. From a distance, these take the shape of something rigid, but upon closer inspection, it is quite the opposite.

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Hanging strips of A4 paper in a tubular form defines the space. As this still leaves the space open, it still allows those externally to the installation the ability to visually see what is happening internally.

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Lighting wise, the installation depends on the lighting conditions of its surroundings. Therefore, the installation relies highly on its environment concerning lighting.

By Shanaire Blythe

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