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Space Inflater / Walk-in Installation

Space Inflater
Space Inflater

A temporary walk-in installation in terms of a mobile church. It creates a space where one can retreat and meditate. A delicate crystal as the smallest space of faith providing a sphere for thought and reflection. With the inflow of air the space unfolds and grows to a round form. This visualises the fleeting moment of transcendence as well as the archetype of life: the cell. Inspired by the geometric structure of church vaults, the membrane skin is composed of rhombic forms. This membrane consists of a pattern of filigree geometric lines which open upward, inviting the guest to gaze aloft, heavenward at the crowning rhombic star above.


HAWK Hochschule für angewandte

HAWK Hochschule für angewandte
Wissenschaft und Kunst
Hildesheim, Germany

Katharina Sobanski,
HAWK Gestaltung