Preview: 1:1 - Architects Build Small Spaces @ V&A

Dean Nicholas
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Preview: 1:1 - Architects Build Small Spaces @ V&A
Beetle's House by Terunobu Fujimori: an elevated teahouse accessed by a ladder, it will be built in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries.
Beetle's House by Terunobu Fujimori: an elevated teahouse accessed by a ladder, it will be built in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries.
Outside / Inside Tree, by Sou Fujumoto, will be tucked up in the V&A's Architectural Gallery
Outside / Inside Tree, by Sou Fujumoto, will be tucked up in the V&A's Architectural Gallery
Ratatosk by Helen & Hard, a climbing frame (or "structure for climbing and exploration inspired by play and childhood memory" in architectural argot), will sit in the Madejski Garden.
Ratatosk by Helen & Hard, a climbing frame (or "structure for climbing and exploration inspired by play and childhood memory" in architectural argot), will sit in the Madejski Garden.
Inbetween Architecture by Studio Mumbai will transfer the family dwellings that sit behind the practice's Mumbai studio to the V&A's Cast Courts
Inbetween Architecture by Studio Mumbai will transfer the family dwellings that sit behind the practice's Mumbai studio to the V&A's Cast Courts
Spiral Booths by Vazio, in the Porter Gallery
Spiral Booths by Vazio, in the Porter Gallery
Beetle's House by Terunobu Fujimori: an elevated teahouse accessed by a ladder, it will be built in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries.
Beetle's House by Terunobu Fujimori: an elevated teahouse accessed by a ladder, it will be built in the Medieval & Renaissance galleries.
Outside / Inside Tree, by Sou Fujumoto, will be tucked up in the V&A's Architectural Gallery
Outside / Inside Tree, by Sou Fujumoto, will be tucked up in the V&A's Architectural Gallery
Ratatosk by Helen & Hard, a climbing frame (or "structure for climbing and exploration inspired by play and childhood memory" in architectural argot), will sit in the Madejski Garden.
Ratatosk by Helen & Hard, a climbing frame (or "structure for climbing and exploration inspired by play and childhood memory" in architectural argot), will sit in the Madejski Garden.
Inbetween Architecture by Studio Mumbai will transfer the family dwellings that sit behind the practice's Mumbai studio to the V&A's Cast Courts
Inbetween Architecture by Studio Mumbai will transfer the family dwellings that sit behind the practice's Mumbai studio to the V&A's Cast Courts
Spiral Booths by Vazio, in the Porter Gallery
Spiral Booths by Vazio, in the Porter Gallery

Last year's chronic outbreak of pavilionitis will return with a vengance to the V&A this summer, as the museum prepares to exhibit a flood of follies around its south Kensington home.

Seven firms have been asked to design installations for 1:1 - Architects Build Small Spaces, which will run from 15th June to 30th August. Click through the above images to see some of the entries.

Last Updated 05 February 2010