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Manifold Architecture Studio: Through the Looking Glass
by CH Contributor
on 10 February 2009

by Ariston Anderson

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To create their custom-designed window display, the brains behind Manifold Architecture Studio laser-cut a series of hexagon-based modules in New York, and shipped them flat to Basel Switzerland for an installation in the 5M3 storefront gallery last week.

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The project derives from two themes, one an exploration of subdivided patterns, taken from onsite leaf densities. The second concept involves the viewer, as the three-dimensional modules can be changed to allow multiple openings, allowing the spectator to change their perception of the storefront as they see fit.

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