Space Frames FOR
COAL DROPS YARD,
KING’S CroSS,
LONDON (UK)

Press release

Press kit

Year: 2018

Location: Coal Drops Yard London, site wide

Commissioned by: Company Place from MDR Gallery

Powered by: Coal Drops Yard

Installation on site: Scena Ltd

Dimensions: various

Materials: aluminum, polyester fabric, LEDs

Photos by Peter Guenzel:

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For the recently opened Coal Drops Yard shopping centre by Heaterwick Studio in King's Cross, London, Studio Mieke Meijer designed a festive light installation.

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The giant light sculptures, Space Frames, are placed in and around Coal Drops Yard drawing visitors towards and beneath them.

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They act as landmarks, visible across the land-scape of Coal Drops Yard and Granary Square and beyond.

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The Space Frames respond to the architecture of their location; tracing the arches and mimicking the graphic outlines of Coal Drops Yard’s industrial structure.

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Photos by John Sturrock:

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Daylight impression

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Spiral under viaduct South

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Arch on Bagley Walk

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Main installation under the ‘kissing roof’

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Photos by Studio Mieke Meijer

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Coal Drops Yard launch party on November 1st 2018

The making of:

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Lasercut aluminum parts form the inner structure of Space Frames

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Worskhop overview

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First assembly

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LEDs provided by Ledlabel BV

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Testing the giant light sculptures

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Ready for shipping

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Assembly on site

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Cherry picker ballet

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Electrician at work

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Digging out some plant pots at King’s Boulevard