Woodmere Art Museum Straw Installation 2016
In its seventh consecutive year, the Annual Woodmere Straw Bale Installation has become a community expectation. In order to avoid the planing conflict with the scheduled sitework, the straw bale installation moved to the rear of the property. The compact rear property along Bell’s Mill Road presented a challenging proposition. Much of the rear property exhibits steep slopes, unsuitable or stacking bales.
The design investigated a “mattress” strategy that consolidated the straw into a small footprint. Doing so enabled us to consider a matrix of circulation experiences such as: under, atop, above, below, beside, between, across and so on…