Plastique Fantastique is a platform for temporary architecture which samples the performative possibilities of urban environments. Established in Berlin in 1999, Plastique Fantastique has been influenced by the unique circumstances that made the city a laboratory for temporary spaces and has specialized in creating pneumatic installations as an alternative, adaptable, low energy spaces for temporary and ephemeral activities.
The transparent, lightweight and mobile shell structures relate to the notion of activating, creating, sharing and transforming public space and involving citizens in creative processes. They are in many ways the simplest of structures – a skin that separates but also connects. Pneumatic architecture is at the same time subversive and adaptable, welcoming fleeting activities and free experiments, breathing new life into the city and making the invisible visible.
“During the festival RINGdeLUXE embraces the Instituto Estudios Riojanos headquarters – a gorgeous project for a glamorous neighborhood! It is not gold all that glitters,” states the collective.