January 7, 2013
Occupying places like Wall Street and Starbucks is a pretty straightforward enterprise, but what about occupying a city skyline? In a playful takeover of Madrid’s skyscrapers, the architecture office and collaborative PKMN [pacman] appropriated images of the city’s famous towers and constructed a populist rec room of Ping-Pong tables, slides, and minigolf for a recent installation at Centro Centro. The work, part of an exhibition called “User Guide,” turned an intangible mark of the city’s identity into a playground “occupied by Madrilenians having fun,” PKMN writes. Read more!