“rem koolhaas wanted a ‘view filter’ on each side of the hall. the term ‘view filter’ felt totally obvious yet also very vague: a view filter to what degree, with what purpose? to filter out, to tone down, spread light, obscure, fade, bluer what is visible behind it? or to envelope the room, create an aesthetic backdrop for the orchestra, allowing the gaze to sense the outside, to see sky, trees, sculpture and city?”

22/08/2012 § Leave a comment

petra blaisse / inside outside, curtain for casa da musica  (2005)

 

structural curtains by petra blaisse for oma’s casa da musica.

 

open structures

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[title]     Blaisse, Petra. “Curtain as Architecture.” Inside Outside. Rotterdam: NAi, 2007. 374. Print.

[image]     can’t remember exactly where i came across this image, but i would highly recommend looking at all the amazing projects by petra and the folks at inside outside.

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