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Scale Models, Architecture is Everywhere, 2015

This is a Scale models. It was designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Sou Fujimoto Architects as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is wood, aluminum, ceramic, dried flowers, fabric, paper, plastic, sponge, stainless steel.

Sou Fujimoto Architects created this series of models for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial. Called Architecture Is Everywhere, the project discovers architectural possibility in found objects and everyday materials. Simple artifacts such as a lottery ticket, an ashtray, or a ring of binder clips become intriguing structures when placed on pedestals with tiny human figures. In the words of Sou Fujimoto, “This is kind of a funny trial to expand our ideas of architecture beyond our usual understanding.”

It is credited Courtesy of Sou Fujimoto Architects.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (each): 10 × 15 × 15 cm (3 15/16 × 5 7/8 × 5 7/8 in.) (approx.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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