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  7. Golden Bubbles / People's Architecture Office

Golden Bubbles / People's Architecture Office

  • 18:00 - 10 August, 2016
Golden Bubbles / People's Architecture Office
Golden Bubbles / People's Architecture Office, Courtesy of People's Architecture Office
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  • Architects

  • Location

    K11, Hong Kong, China
  • Architect in Charge

    He Zhe, James Shen, Zang Feng
  • Design Team

    Cui Gangjian, Min Kyoung Kim, Xu Xi, Xiang Weixing, Jiang Hao, Zhang Zhen
  • Project Year

    2016
Courtesy of People's Architecture Office
Courtesy of People's Architecture Office

Text description provided by the architects. Designed specifically for the K11, Golden Bubbles reflect and exaggerate the movement of people above, below and around. These large golden inflatables span the atrium, weaving between multiple levels and escalators. The objects act as curved mirrors distorting reality by warping the surroundings into one field of view.

Courtesy of People's Architecture Office
Courtesy of People's Architecture Office
Courtesy of People's Architecture Office
Courtesy of People's Architecture Office

The hue of Golden Bubbles references Hong Kong’s irrefutable strength as a global financial capital. In a related manner, the impossibility of such massive metallic objects floating in space denies comprehension. Only until we look beyond the enticing skin do we discover the hollow space within. The public is invited to peer into these inflated objects and examine the kaleidoscope-like interior filled with fleeting images of our projected desires.

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Courtesy of People's Architecture Office

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Cite: "Golden Bubbles / People's Architecture Office" 10 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/792961/golden-bubbles-peoples-architecture-office/> ISSN 0719-8884
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