Runaway is the winner of the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Take Part / Make Art Pavilion Competition. The three objects of Runaway are simple self-similar geometries and have a number of different possible orientations. In some orientations the matrix object acts as a dappled-shade structure, while in other orientations, the matrix can act as a wall, a loungescape, a bench, or a performance stage.
Being constructed of a matrix of steel rods and having the potential to be situated in different positions, it was necessary to analyze the structure for a number of configurations and outside forces including wind and human-applied forces. In analyzing each configuration, an enveloped solution with simple details for the anchorage of the piece were developed for the implementation of the artwork in each unique configuration.
CLIENT | Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB)