New York design gallery Chamber invited three architecture firms to explore the artistic potential of a basic shape: the cube, producing box-themed objects and sculptures. The participants included architects from local firms at various stages of development, including Leong Leong, Levenbetts, and Steven Holl Architects.
Leong Leon’s entry, “Tools for Living,” is a carving of pink Himalayan salt. Levenbetts deconstructed the cube to create asymmetrical, angular concrete blocks—a concept that can be observed in the firm’s works. Steven Holl explored the “metaphor for social openness in architecture” by hollowing out walnut and concrete blocks, and making a 3D-printed lamp.
The resulting show is “Unpacking the Cube,” which will show the architects’ works on display at Chamber until March 5.
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