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2017

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
Spiral Arches [daydreamers design]
Business Owner
Architectural Design
Category
Architecture and facilities for public
Company
daydreamers design (Hong Kong)
Award Number
17G121072
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Spiral Arches is a temporary pavilion designed to serve as one of the anchor installation during the Islamic Arts Festival 2016 held in Sharjah UAE, organised by the Department of Culture and Information of Sharjah Government. Spiral Arches created a journey inspired by the role and the historical value of arch, it explores the evolution of arches in Islamic Architecture from the ancient Horseshoes Arch to the modern Parabolic Arch.

Producer

daydreamers design

Director

SIU Kwok Kin Stanley, Principal, daydreamers design

Designer

SIU Kwok Kin Stanley, Principal, daydreamers design/ CHAN Pui Hong Aden, Design Director, daydreamers design/ CHUNG Chiu Shan Tidus, Architectural Designer, daydreamers design

More information

http://daydreamersdesign.hk/

Launched
2016/12/14

Evaluation

It is undeniably a very challenging task to create a temporary public installation for an Islamic Art Festival that represent the spirit of Islamic CultureThe project cleverly picked just one iconic element that could represent Islamic Culture while being readily recognisable for most visitors: that of the ArchAt the same time, it is an another very clever intent to create a series of 100 arches that form an inspiring joinery into history and timeIt would be an aspiring experience to read history in such an alternative way; the simplicity of the narriative should impact strong memory and association to the visitors

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