Wendy by HWKN Improves its Environment Physically and Experientially

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Feb 13, 2012 • References: blog.archpaper & suckerpunchdaily
In architecture school, you're taught about how buildings create situations for various activities and experiences. Wendy by HWKN makes this point abundantly clear with its ability to breath life into its surroundings.

Robert May worked with Marc Kushner and Matthias Hollwich to design a structure with many talents and unique physical traits. Its most obvious aesthetic characteristic is its crystallized, many-spurred shape that has been constructed of blue nylon fabric over an elaborate geometric framework. This unconventionally clad edifice is then covered in a titania nanoparticle spray, boasting the ability to rid the urban air of pollutants equivalent to 260 fewer cars on New York City roads during the summer of 2012.

In addition, Wendy by HWKN will engage with its public by spitting mist, water, air and music to enliven the MoMA square. Stats for Spiky Interactive Structures Trending: Older & Mild
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