‘Ishigamis artistic approach to his practice has helped to redefine the ever-closer boundaries between art and architecture. He draws inspiration from the way nature appears to man and aspires to an architecture that floats, is infinite, transparent and has hardly any substance.’ (Ishigami, 2014) In Ishigami’s models, the most special thing is that his models have a sense of transparency. His models whatever for a house or a building, they all do not have outer walls. And he always uses some light material, like foam board, cardboard. This kind of architects can give people a sense of floating. And in his model, he always uses contrast colour to create activities, which contrast to the building’s colour. So in my model, I used foam board to create floors and used black paperboard to create activities. Also, I use wood texture paper to cover the inter corner of this model(Figure10). The building I choose is Apple store, which is the famous transparency public space in Sydney. People in this building can see outside clearly. And this transparency can give them floating sense. Also, people on the outside can see what products sell inside and what happen inside. Whatever you are inside or outside, you can always see the view on two sides. Transparency and glass have modern and simple style. This building can make this city more contemporary.
Reference: Ishigami Junya, 2014, ‘Junya Ishigami: how small? how vast? how architecture grows’, view 10, 5, 2017. < https://www.japlusu.com/news/junya-ishigami-how-small-how-vast-how-architecture-grows>.
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