500 Plastic Chairs Used To Create A Recyclable Pavilion
Design agency CODA built a grandoise art piece from simple lawn furniture
If contemporary and modern art has taught us anything, it is that art can be created from the most unexpected things. In this case, design agency CODA created Urchin, a pavilion that is purely comprised of hundreds of white plastic chairs. Placed on Cornell University’s campus, the agency filmed the production of the piece to give viewers a better understanding of how it was built.
From afar, Urchin looks like a grandiose large art installation with a beautifully consistent pattern. The overall piece has smooth curves and there is no indication that it is built from hundreds of plastic chairs placed next to each other, side-by-side. Upon closer observation, the outline of the plastic chairs brings in a whole different kind of perspective.