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Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini's Urban Room Forges New Civic Space in Hull

04:00 - 4 October, 2017
Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini's Urban Room Forges New Civic Space in Hull, © Anna Gowthorpe
© Anna Gowthorpe

A Hall for Hull with "Trois Points de Vue" by Chilean practice Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Swiss artist Felice Varini has been unveiled in the British city of Hull. Jointly commissioned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017, the "monumental" outdoor installation has "transformed" Trinity Square [Hull] with sixteen galvanized-steel columns, arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster, to form a new civic room for the city.

© Octovision Media © Thomas Arran © Thomas Arran © Thomas Arran + 9

Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini Unveil Designs for a Civic Installation in the UK's 2017 City of Culture

04:00 - 18 August, 2017
Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Hull pavilion, Hull, UK, 2017. (Aerial perspective, watercolour on paper, 22 x 22 cm, 2017). Image Courtesy of RIBA
Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Hull pavilion, Hull, UK, 2017. (Aerial perspective, watercolour on paper, 22 x 22 cm, 2017). Image Courtesy of RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 have jointly commissioned Chile-based architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Swiss artist Felice Varini to design an ambitious temporary outdoor structure in the historic heart of Hull, a port city on the country's east coast. The project, which is part of the Hull 2017 "Look Up" programme of public art installations, will "transform Trinity Square with sixteen galvanized steel columns arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minister to highlight the symmetry of its façade."

River Hull Footbridge / McDowell + Benedetti

00:00 - 19 August, 2013
River Hull Footbridge / McDowell + Benedetti, © Timothy Soar
© Timothy Soar

© Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    Hull, United Kingdom
  • Main Contractor

    Qualter Hall
  • Structural Consultants

    Alan Baxter Associates
  • M&E Engineer

    Qualter Hall
  • Lighting Consultant

    Sutton Vane Associates
  • Landscape Architect

    Grontmij
  • Public Art/Sound

    Nayan Kulkarni, NK Projects (UK) Ltd
  • Civil Design

    HBPW LLP
  • Civils - Bridge

    A Torn Construction
  • Civils - Landscaping

    Jackson Civil Engineering
  • Photographs