5/2/12

Need these in Vancouver


Do these shapes seem familiar? These are installations by Vancouver's own Patkau Architects in Comme des Garçons Ginza location, in steel this time. So Tokyo have these and Winnipeg had the bent plywood ones and Vancouver has... very few Patkau buildings, all things considered. Meanwhile we can play virtual tourists: 





And here are the precursors - the warming huts in Winnipeg:





These are so cool, modern, of "now". They would make cool public art installations even - instead we get redecorated replicas of ancient artefacts.

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