Shelter of Nostalgia by Worapong Manupipatpong
by Harry / July 25, 2012


Designer Worapong Manupipatpong has created an installation attached to an existing column of the Bangkok Art and Culture Center that resembles, and functions like, a tree house.



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Halfway between furniture and architecture, Manupipatpong's installation is part of the Politics of Me exhibition at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC), Thailand on now until August 2012.


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The wooden structure is attached to an existing column like a tree house. Says Manupipatpong, "In a way, the interior space transforms into artificial landscape."


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"The idea is to create a space that reminds the visitor moment from their childhood. I want to bring back the memory when we experienced space with our small bodies but large imagination and borderless freedom."


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"The purpose was to design a structure that can relate to adults and children, somewhere in-between reality and dream."


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"The intimate space is also one of the most important qualities of this tree house-like structure. It could be a perfect place for hanging out with a friend or a good hide out spot during the Cultural Center visit."

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