Wrecking Pendulum [Constructing Deconstruction]

The Anxious Prop Case 2, Have Balls [Eccentric] , Alexanderplatz Pavilion , 29.07.2010, Berlin

The project aimed to discuss destruction-driven urban developments of Alexanderplatz in the light of existing planner’s visions for this highly political place. As an object that has been constructed to be destroyed, Wrecking Pendulum contains complex mathematical patterns in the prototyping and digital fabrication phase and is constituted by its performative character rooted in the idea of prop in theater. Questioning production of space through the idea of producing site-specific knowledge, the project asked for the incorporation of cultural memory and existing social landscape at Alexanderplatz as crucial factors in the formation of the new.

Collaboration with Jan Bovelet 

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