Design: Nestor Campos • Tipology: Installation • Location: Stockholm • Year: 2020 • Status: competition
The competition „Steel Race Reuse 2020“ consisted in designing an installation that has steel as main material in its diverse industrial forms to create a temporary „meeting point“ for the Architecture Gala in Stockholm. The installation needed to have a strong spatial character, create interaction and be built in a workshop, transported, and reused.
Agora is the term of the
public space for a square
in ancient greek cities. They
were used as marketplace or
public meeting place. The Agora
was delimited by the „stoa“, a
long covered arcade, in which
one could stroll or stand in the
shadow during the hot hours of
the day (wikipedia.se).
Agora is a spatial installation inspired by the ancient greek architecture concept of an open space delimited by vertical elements with access from different points. A place to meet, talk, discuss, read ... or just sit. The visitor will feel the curiosity to enter any of the many doors and experience the space that flows between the parts.
Delicious colors make the
installation an eyecatcher for
the square and gives a playful
feeling. The dimensions are
based on a 45 cm module (size
for a seat). The vibrant colors
contrasts with existing materials
that illuminate the square and
The best recycling is to use again and again. These modules can be moved from place to place in the city. Square, parks, bus stations or events such as concerts, festivals etc. A temporary architectural concept that can change city.