‘Synesthetic Museum’ by Francois Mangion + Shuchi Agarwal

Investigating how new digital fabrication techniques can be employed in construction with ice together with the study of light and sound, Caustic Architecture research gave birth to the Synesthetic Museum.

Synesthetic Museum // site analysis
Synesthetic Museum // site analysis

Synesthetic Museum by Francois Mangion + Shuchi Agarwal /// MArch GAD, RC2, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, Tutor: Prof. Marjan Colletti & Guan Lee | 2012/13

Investigating how new digital fabrication techniques can be employed in construction with ice together with the study of light and sound, Caustic Architecture research gave birth to the Synesthetic Museum.

Synesthetic Museum // master plan
Synesthetic Museum // master plan
Synesthetic Museum // prop master plan
Synesthetic Museum // prop master plan

Re-thinking how light can evolve into inhabitable spaces; the museum redefines how people occupy the built environment through light caustics and sound, hence experiencing a homogeneous correlation between the volumetric qualities of both.

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The design represents the visual analysis of light as a phenomenon, but in principle its architecture represents a study of caustic light performance and how it is scattered in a space. — Francois Mangion & Shuchi Agarwal

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Related links: Francois Mangion | The Bartlett | Formless Forms

Special thanks: Work and visual kindly provided to Archilibs Limited by Francois Mangion