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Marine West Coast Climate
Material and its Properties
The tape is a material that is ephemeral and non-architectural, but designers turn it into one that has an architectural capacity. The stretched biomorphic skin of Tape Paris is marking the entry point to the whole experience, being a literal incarnation of an inner-directed, regressive environment - the sense of descent into the primordial always lingering around its openings. It took twelve people ten days to wrap-up the concrete pillars in the great entrance hall of Palais de Tokyo into a maze of accessible translucent passageways, which coil 50 meters through the gallery space and reach the total height of 6 meters.
Numen / For Use Design Collective, "Tape Paris" (2011). Building Case Studies. 322.