C&C Design Co. Constructs Neo-Noir Cityscape


An imaginary metropolis rose for China's Guangzhou Design Week.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


To construct City at the Poly World Trade Center during Guangzhou Design Week in China, C&C Design Co. design director Peng Zheng started by assembling a welded steel frame prefabricated at a factory.
 


City by C&C Design Co.

 

- 32 designers and fabricators
- 5 1/2 days of construction
- 160 planks
- 1,400 square feet
- 6 projectors
- 160,000 visitors



Photography by Peng Zheng.


Cement-board planks were glued to the pavilion’s frame.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


Timer-controlled LED projectors, aimed at the walls, encouraged visitors to make hand-shadow puppets.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


Mounted on podiums, iPads showcased C&C Design Co.’s commercial projects.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


LED strips up-lit the forms.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


Stacks of cement-board became benches.
 

Photography by Peng Zheng.


Visitors, who had access to the installation for three days, were given chalk and invited to make marks on the final day.


> See more from the February 2017 issue of Interior Design

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