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Antony Gormley Designs A Liveable Cube Sculpture for the Beaumont Hotel

The soon-to-open Beaumont Hotel in London’s Mayfair district has recently revealed a new addition to the façade of its 90-year-old structure. Celebrated British sculptor Antony Gormley was commissioned by the building’s restaurateur owners to design a multi-storied suite that would contrast the pre-war elegance of the hotel. “ROOM” – as it is named – is a massive modular piece made of stainless steel cubes stacked on top of one another and arranged to resemble a giant, crouching man. “My ambition for this work is that it should confront the monumental with the most personal, intimate experience,” said Gormley of his work. Although ROOM comes with a hefty nighly rate, art and architecture enthusiasts alike can get a glimpse of its dark, tomb-line interior on open days and during London’s Architecture Weekend.

Date: Jun 12, 2014  /  Views: 109  /  Author: Staff  /  Source: Design Boom
Category: Design  /  Tags: Design, Architecture, Antony gormley