Infinity

The Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design invited PAR to design a temporary structure for their annual ForumFest benefit held at the Sixth Street Viaduct on October 25, 2015. 
 
Embracing the brutality of the site with an extraordinarily light structure, the design revealed a subtle play on light and perception, its reflective forms changing according to the light and movement of people around it. The floating aluminum structure, suspended by a series of delicate steel cables, provided an undulating field for activity where people could celebrate within the viaduct. Elements of the structure varied in height, creating lighting canopies and table surfaces, where the ForumFest events program could be presented.
 
With special thanks to Arup and their in-kind engineering and sponsorship.
Location
Los Angeles
Year of completion
2015
Client
LA Forum for Architecture + Urban Design

Area
200 SF

Architect
Jennifer Marmon, Partner In Charge;

Team
John Chang, Darrell Ibanez, Malcolm Galang, Luke Feiderer

Engineering
ARUP: Russell Fortmeyer, Associate, Sustainability; Gregory Neilsen, PE