31 May '17, 3pm

Giant crocheted installation of urchins floats above city marina

Giant crocheted installation of urchins floats above city marina

Crochet and other forms of handmade crafts are making a comeback, thanks to renewed interest in DIY self-sufficiency. But we've also seen crochet move from the domain of the home and into the streets, "crochet-bombing" cars, trees and even urban monuments in public spaces. Based out of London and Seoul, Choi+Shine Architects constructed this large-scale installation reminiscent of sea urchins that uses crochet techniques. Recently showcased at Singapore's iLight Marina Bay Festival, The Urchins installation is meant to shine in the sunlight during the day, and glow as it is illuminated at night, creating the sense that these giant, crocheted marine organisms have come out of the water to amaze and delight. © Choi+Shine Architects The designers say that the concept was to create a "visual filter" and a "lacy room" of sorts where visitors can enter and feel a sense of wonder...

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