10m x 4m x 2m
Kobe, Japan - Clouds Up is a portal to a temporary event space. The gate location is in Meriken Park that is situated in the harbor of Kobe city. The port is a face of the city to the world since Kobe is known as one of the busiest ports of Japan.
Clouds Up is a face to the event that takes inspiration from a cloud floating in the distant sky. The ambiguous form lets viewers play a cloud game imagining different shapes. Like a cloud that is accumulation of air and water with varying densities, the eggcrate structure allows for a definition of the overall form without creating a solid separation.
Eggcrate structure is assembled by interlocking horizontal and vertical planes of plywood. After the completion of this temporary event, the gate is split into a series of benches that could be arranged in various combinations.