Building the show: coat racks and carpenters
By Kate Goodwin
Published 15 January 2014
The emerging installations give me a thrill as I walk through the galleries, checking drawings, looking at details, observing the teams solving all sorts of practical issues on site.
But it’s all the people from near and far who have engaged with the project which brings a smile to my face. Here are a few moments I've captured over the last couple of days that I wanted to share.
The MDM team who are working with Kere’s 1867 honeycomb plastic panels took a moment out of their day to make this coat rack… name tags and all!
I found George from MDM working out the stability options for the base of Kere’s structure after our site meeting.
The crew who earlier in the day had been building Kere’s tunnel spent the afternoon carefully touching up Grafton’s work.
A carpenter's work is never done
One of the builders brought over from Chile – his first time on a plane – sawed yet another piece of timber for Pezo von Ellrichshausen's monumental structure.
Kate Goodwin is the Drue Heinz Curator of Architecture at the Royal Academy.