This art Installation was by spatial design designed and using the energy of the citizens of Mexico City is enabled. The “Portal of Awareness” of Rojkind Arquitectos is a new public investment in one of the most important streets of the city, Paseo de la Reforma. Nespresso has 8 artists commissioned (Francisco Serrano, Mario Schjetnan, Bernardo Gomez-Pimienta, Fernanda Canales, Manuel Cervantes, Alejandro Quintanilla and Alejandro Castro) certain facilities to create, with the basic requirement of a maximum of 1500 metal cups of coffee to use.
Art Installation for Nescafe
The idea is the combination of an everyday object, a coffee Cup with a basic building material, reinforcing steel. The steel frame is used as the primary structure for the coffee mug, which are then mechanically at each intersection of the steel mesh were attached. 41 Hauptbögen in length from 10 to 12 meters, with two additional layers of 56 Diagonal created 1497 node for the cups.
The final Form of the portal, together with all the different colors of the cups, enhance the feeling of the movement of the piece, which has an important role in the overall concept of the project. The steel planters anchor the tree and let the vines place to grow, with the idea that it is the time the entire structure in a green Foliage covered.