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Head in the Clouds Pavilion Raises Environmental Awareness


Built on New York City's Governors island as part of grassroots creative organization Figment's City of Dreams Art Celebration, Head in the Clouds is used to make visitors contemplate the ever-changing light found inside the pavilion. Designed by members of architecture firm Studio KCA, the structure was made out of 53,780 plastic bottles and jugs, which is the amount New York City throws out every hour!

The interior of the space is constructed out of 16 and 24 ounce bottles that have been filled with a small amount of water and food coloring, while the outside structure is a system of “pillows” fabricated out of gallon jugs. The designers also used sand, water, and a curved aluminum frame that provides stability for visitors walking in and out. A small seating area was available for the spectators to relax and take in the impressive installation.







Studio KCA's website
via [Designboom]

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