Poly Flower

Poly Flower

Architect
Katagiri Architecture+Design
Location
Taipei, Taiwan | View Map
Project Year
2018
Category
Exhibitions
KAD

Accumulation of mutual unconscious decisions crystallize the final outline of the structure and the flower arrangement simultaneously

Katagiri Architecture+Design as Architects

Poly Flower is a pop up shop in Taipei design for Essentia to introduce Traditional Chinese Medicine in contemporary life. The structure is requested to achieve capability to build quickly with in limited time, to store compactly after events, and to reuse in other occasions.

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KAD

The project is in collaboration with a Taiwanese flower designer Botaniplan Von Licht to exhibit Medical herbs in three zones as raw herbs, dry herbs, and processed medicine.

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KAD

300x900mm laminated plywood panels are cut by CNC to create a modular unit with 6 notches to slit into each other to compose self-supported exhibition showcases. The structures are modified and updated together with arrangement of flowers simultaneously. Accumulation of unconscious decisions crystalize the final out line of its body.

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KAD

This simple and flexible framework becomes a communication tool to encourage people to participate and be part of the design process to provide active interactions between people and architecture.

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