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M.C. Escher’s famous impossible stairs has now been reconstructed in real life by architecture firm dRMM on the grounds of London’s Tate Modern as part of this year’s London Design Festival.
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'Architecture Odessa', 2013
Hampson Williams Architects
Stairs in Hill House, Kent
For thirteen years Serpentine Gallery has invited a guest architect to design a temporary structure on the London gallery’s front lawn.
This year, Sou Fujimoto constructed a network of 20mm steel poles and latticed metal that covers an area of 3,800 square feet.
Untied Visual Artists created a network of LED lights to mimic the natural forms of an electrical storm.
Escalier 25 rue des Blancs-Manteaux, 1903-04
'Axis Mundi', 2012, watercolor on paper
'Beacon', 2012, watercolor on paper
'Precipice', 2012, pencil on paper
'The Nurse', 2011, watercolor on paper
'Connectors connecting', 2013
'Megapolis (detail)', 2013
'Ribbon walls', 2013