Sexy scaffolding

Who said scaffolding can’t be sexy? Here go some of our favourite examples that bring out the best in scaffolding, creating colourful, fun and hip structures. It’s about showing the guts, mixing steel with wood, plants, elastic bands, you name it…and think of this basic event item in a new way to create exciting spaces with very little waste.


This pavilion was designed by architects SelgasCano and Helloeverything for a Copenhagen art museum. Its next destination is a slum in Nairobi, where it will serve as a school for 600 pupils. Found in Dezeen


Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan  produced this interactive installation in a Wakefield garden where visitors are invited to enjoy this colourful space and have a swing…Found in Creative Review

Oppnunarverk á vetrarhátíð Austurvelli

Oppnunarverk á vetrarhátíð Austurvelli

This installation used for projections and video mapping was designed and directed by Iceland based architect Marcos Zotes and his studio UNSTABLE . The Pixel Cloud installation is the winning competition entry for the Reykjavik Winter Lights Festival 2013, organized by Höfuðborgarstofa, Orkusalan and the Iceland Design Center. Found in ArchDaily


These stand were designed for the independent book fair libros mutantes in Madrid. The stands were designed by studio cuarto orden that won with a project that utilized low-cost materials to create a simple, zero waste display system.


Scaffolding can also be used for creating sculptures, as artist Ben Long shows in his monumental works of art. These can then be dismantled to become new artworks at a later stage. Found in Ben Long