Technogym
Technogym
Technogym

Sun, kaleidoscope and noodle installations win Winter Stations 2020

We wanted this year's theme to look beyond the five senses to bring interactive art to the water's edge. Winter Stations has always been about bringing joy, warmth and conversation to the long, cold Canadian winter landscape.
– Roland Rom Colthoff

Installations inspired by the sun, a kaleidoscope and noodles have won Toronto's sixth annual Winter Stations design competition, via which the city's lifeguard stations are transformed into thought-provoking pieces of pop-up art.

Winter Stations was conceived by RAW Design, Ferris + Associates and Curio as a way to encourage Toronto residents and visitors to visit the city's beaches during the winter, to experience artworks and to make new connections with each other.

This year's theme, 'Beyond the Five Senses', asked designers "to explore how our senses interact and overlap to provide us with a picture of our environment and how we interact with it, demonstrating our subjective relationship to reality or displaying a distorted one."

Three winning designs were chosen from 273 submissions from around the world.

Mirage, by Cristina Vega and Pablo Losa Fontangordo, is a model that appears to be either a red setting sun or a bright rising sun depending on where the viewer is positioned as a result of the model's structure.

Kaleidoscope of the Senses, by SUHUHA's Charlie Sutherland, re-purposes an existing lifeguard chair to create a composition that creates clanking metal sounds in the wind, draws up the aromas of oils from the sand and provides a place to sit and view the surroundings.

And Noodle Feed, by iheartblob, mixes colourful, noodle-like forms to attract attention, materials with contrasting textures that can be rearranged and an augmented reality app that lets visitors leave digital traces of their time at the installation.

A local college has also designed an installation made up of stacked wooden rectangular prisms around a giant steel drum to form a large wind-chime.

Winter Stations co-founder Roland Rom Colthoff, of RAW Design, said: "We wanted this year's theme to look beyond the five senses to bring interactive art to the water's edge. Winter Stations has always been about bringing joy, warmth and conversation to the long, cold Canadian winter landscape."

The installations will be brought to life at Toronto's east beaches from 17 February 2020.

Winter Stations  Toronto 
Related stories
07 Mar 2017

Upended forest, water bottle whale and Japanese foot spa feature as Winter Stations open in Toronto

12 Jan 2017

Japanese hot spring makes the grade in design competition

10 Jan 2017

Toronto tackles winter blues with 8 thought-provoking beach installations

25 Feb 2016

Beach art competition: Winter Station winners go on display in Toronto

23 Feb 2016

Translucent lakeside sauna wins Toronto design competition

Installations inspired by the sun, a kaleidoscope and noodles have won Toronto's sixth annual Winter Stations design competition, via which the city's lifeguard stations are transformed into thought-provoking pieces of pop-up art. Winter Stations was conceived by RAW Design, Ferris + Associates and Curio as a way to encourage Toronto residents and visitors to visit the city's beaches during the winter, to experience artworks and to make new connections with
CLD,AAC,DES
Noodle Feed, by iheartblob / Winter Stations
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7689     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7689     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: DJW
DJW offer a way to interpret your story through the use of technology. We can provide Audio Visual consultancy to assist in the planning stage, follow up with AV system design, supply and installation, and provide a bespoke control system to suit your operational needs.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
The Shenzhen Sky Garden will be built on existing reclaimed land
Stephen Barrett (left) 
and John McElgunn (right) were both made partners at RSHP in 2016
"Leisure space – public space – is at the very root of democracy, and architecture is about democracy"

As RSHP completes its latest cultural project, we speak to two of its partners about why Richard Rogers isn’t leaving his succession to chance

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
The Canova Suite, one of the hotel’s top suites, features an outdoor terrace with views across the city
Olga Polizzi is director of design for Rocco Forte Hotels and also owns two of her own hotels
"On Via Sistina, everything breathes history. At the same time I wanted to reflect the modern hunger for the fantastical - Tommaso Ziffer"

Following the highly anticipated launch of Rome’s Hotel de la Ville, Rocco Forte’s director of design reflects on a fascinating project

The waste-to-energy plant has a ski slope, hiking trails, an 85m climbing wall, restaurant and apres ski bar
"It was born from the sheer anxiety of having to submit something brilliant in a very short timescale"

How a moment of desperation led to BIG’s CopenHill, the clean power plant that’s doubling as a skiing and leisure destination. Magali Robathan speaks to the architects that made it happen

The bedrooms feature cushioned window seats and bright colours
"We tried to take over in a friendly way"

The Standard’s first London hotel is bold, fun and full of surprising touches

Profile: Daan Roosegaarde
"I want to demonstrate that creativity is our true capital as humans "

Rather than feeling fearful and helpless about the future, we must design a way out of the environmental problems we have created, argues the innovative Dutch designer, artist and inventor Daan Roosegaarde

cladkit product news
Diamond balloon concept merges tourist attraction with advertising billboard
Magali Robathan
A group of Dutch engineers have presented a new attractions concept that combines a flying observation cabin with LED digital ...
Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
Megan Whitby
Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
cladkit product news
Fabio Alemanno Design uses elegant semi-precious stones to create memorable spa experiences
Alemanno believes the stones are well-placed in the spa environment thanks to their capacity to positively support physical and mental health
Megan Whitby
Fabio Alemanno Design has expanded its collection with semi-precious stones to enhance spas, wellness facilities, hotels and private residences. The ...
Móz Designs columns anchor the world’s largest indoor aquarium
The design of the columns was inspired by the sea
Magali Robathan
After a two-year renovation, Oakland-based metal experts Móz Designs have unveiled their inclusion in Georgia Aquarium’s new shark gallery. Located ...
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
cladkit product news
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics for the Academy Museum
Magali Robathan
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...
Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
Cosm unveils Experience Centre with ‘one of a kind’ LED dome
The new Experience Centre houses a 20m LED dome
Magali Robathan
Cosm, a global technology company that builds end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences, has unveiled its Experience Centre which houses a ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates
Technogym
Technogym