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    Studio 400’s “White” Installation

    Fifth year architecture students from Karen Lange’s studio at Cal Poly wove together plastic sheeting to create a complex surface that fills an entire room. Reminds me of Numen’s Net.

    Says one of the team members (via Bustler:)

    We wanted to create a continuous surface that would bring spatial interest and social interaction to the gallery. The woven installation is a solution to providing students and faculty a setting to not only read about our projects, but also to enjoy the space.

    The installation process took four days and 80,000 square feet of sheeting. Looks fun!

    Here’s a video detailing more of the process:

    Via the Fox is Black and Bustler

    Project Credits (again from Bustler):

    Advisor: Professor Karen Lange

    Studio 400 Team: Annie Bui, Ben Hait-Campbell, Ian Carney, Hanya Chen, Dion Dekker, Christina Hackett, Nathan Kiatkulpiboone, Mariko Kobayashi, Emily Kirwan, Mike Loree, Ross Majewski, Isshin Morimoto, Ryan Nevius, Nick Pappas, Alma Padilla-Iriarte, Farnoosh Rafaie, Pablo Sandoval, Shanna Sullivan, Joe Varholick, Cory Walker­

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    2 responses to “Studio 400’s “White” Installation”

    1. Thanks for your interest, to learn more about White: Studio 400 Book Show Installation, visit

    2. Mike says:

      Thanks for the info, Nicolas! Glad you found this page. Love the project.