Kengo Kuma Hangs Glimmering Sheets of Metallic Chain Inside Gaudí’s Casa Batlló

Image courtesy of Jordi Anguera

Renowned architect Kengo Kuma (previously) amplifies the already magical nature of Antoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló in Barcelona with layers of shimmering curtains. Lining a staircase that stretches from the coal bunkers in the basement up eight flights, the immersive installation suspends 164,000 meters of Kriskadecor’s aluminum chain, positioning the lighter shades on the upper floors and black on the lowest level to emulate the gradient in the Casa Batlló courtyard.

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@peepso_user_75(Kate Hendrickson)
Simply go to the article and look at the photos of the installation and imagine walking up and down those stairs. Beautiful reference to Gaudi's work.
1 year ago
@peepso_user_31(Denise Durak)
Beautiful flow of the curtains out of aluminum at places feel heavy and other areas uplifting and welcoming I imagine this was hard to hang?