suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.
HEXigloo: Hexigloo is a fully parametrically designed pavilion resulting out of a 7-day workshop in Bucharest, Romania, organized by Tudor Cosmatu, Irina Bogdan, Andrei Raducanu, and guest tutors Andrei Gheorge (University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna) Alexander Kalachev (DIA, Dessau) and Bence Pap (Zaha Hadid Architects London/University of Applied Arts Vienna). 55 students participated in a weeklong workshop learning the basic principles of parametric design, and software, with the task to build in the second half of the week a human scale spatial installation.
sP: What or who influenced this project?
HEXigloo: The desire to actually build something real.
sP: What were you reading/listening to/watching while developing this project?
HEXigloo: During night shifts of working a lot of LA’s Brainfeeder stuff like Teebs, Flying Lotus, the Gaslampkiller, blended with classics of Aphex Twin, Joker and London’s Nightslugs Label, up to Motor City Drum Ensemble sessions in early morning hours.
sP: Whose work is currently on your radar?
HEXigloo: Theverymany, Zaha Hadid Architects, Asymptote NY,Freeland Buck, and the works of University of Applied Arts Vienna and DIA Dessau.
Additional credits or links:
Tutors: Tudor Cosmatu, Irina Bogdan, Andrei Raducanu.
Guest Tutors: Andrei Gheorghe (/University of Applied Arts Vienna, Vienna), Alexander Kalachev (DIA, Dessau), Bence Pap (Zaha Hadid Architects, London/University of Applied Arts Vienna).
Students: Alexandru Damboianu, Andreea Nica, Andreea Hriscu, Ana Maria Pop, Bogdan Samoila, Cristian Bohanita, Daniel Mitrofan, Irina Sargov, Ina Dumitriu, Mihai Pascalau, Oana Eremia, Sorina Simion, Teodora Raduca.