School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Opening this weekend: Walls that Soak

SoArch and SoArt students' collaborative, large-scale installation opens at Pittsburgh's Brew House Association

Opening reception Friday April 18, 2014, 6 - 9 pm
Free admission
Brew House Association
2100 Mary Street, Pittsburgh 15203


SoArch student Leah Wulfman and School of Art student Caroline Record invite you to the opening reception of their large-scale art/architecture installation Walls that Soak. Walls that Soak engages ideas of art and architecture by constructing concrete form out of sensory cues that resemble mental rather than physical conceptions of architecture. Revealing its meaning in layers, the installation exists as a filmic pan of a structure, through which participants obtain hints and generate a tactile understanding of a space. Walls that Soak will represent a small, but fully scaled, two story structure of a home, using primarily three elements: interactive sound, a floor plan rendered in contained regions of water, and hanging fabric. The installation is sponsored by AvroKO and the Brew House Association and was initially funded by the 2013 AvroKO Interdisciplinary Award for Architecture & Art.

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