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Klang der Quadrate – Vierhundert Jahre Mannheim / Multimedia cube on tour

Klang der Quadrate – Vierhundert Jahre Mannheim
Klang der Quadrate – Vierhundert Jahre Mannheim

Discipline: Interior Architecture

Discipline: Interior Architecture

To mark its forth-centenary Mannheim, the City of Squares, sends a multimedia cube packed with sounds on a tour through Germany. The “Sound of the Squares” contains three zones. Zone one: the seating cubes. Zone two: the audio wood. Zone three: the sound lab, where visitors can create their own personal mix. Small sample cubes contain the audio building blocks; at the mixing console, visitors create their own “Mannheim Mixdowns”, then store them on a record cube and take them home for downloading. The cube’s architecture is geared for touring: four locations, fifty-three days and three thousand and five hundred kilometers. After dark, the cube becomes a platform for concerts.

Client / Manufacturer

Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH

Stadtmarketing Mannheim GmbH
Mannheim, Germany

Design

Atelier Markgraph

Atelier Markgraph
Frankfurt a. M., Germany

Stefan Weil, Jan Schmelter, Kristin Trümper, Christoph Alker, Lars Uwe Bleher, André Urban, Jürgen Schulz-Anker

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