The Laboratory for Explorative Architecture & Design Ltd. (LEAD) was invited by the RIBA to participate in the 2014 Shanghai Xintiandi Windows project. The installation "BREATHING" is built for Sushibar Ichininmae and placed at the restaurant entrance in Xintiandi Shopping Mall's atrium. A curling spine surfaces from the floor - its flexible skin from colourful, iridescent scales slowly breathing; hypnotically capturing light, reflections and gazes from mesmerised spectators.

On display until 5 May 2014!

+ Organisation | The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) i.c.w. China Xintiandi & the British Council
+ Client | Sushibar ichininmae
+ Design | Laboratory for Explorative Architecture & Design Ltd. (LEAD), l-e-a-d.pro
+ Design Team | Kristof Crolla & Julien Klisz (LEAD)
+ Project Management & Realisation | Ercu Gorgul, MRT design
+ Participants | Benjamin Heinrich, Stefan Raab, Kilian Wolf, Zha Yilun, Chen Lixuhan, Zhang Tracy, Gu Chao, Zhang Kaiqin, Zhu Joanna, Shan Mengchu, Chan Danting, Fu Sibo,Tao Yu, Wu Fengzhou, Lee Gamzar, Ning Siyu, Song Rui, Yang Xin, Li Hengye , Li Yuhan.
+ Music | Sven Libaek - Shark attack Theme

More info: l-e-a-d.pro

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