Walter Jack Studio, based in Bristol England, is made up of self-described “makers of things.” From public sculpture to architectural elements to an abstracted clock as building facade…their experimentation with materials and form is worth a look. Here is a GRP slide, slightly reminiscent of a piece by Zaha Hadid we posted on a while back.
From the Walter Jack Studio website:
Crumpledslide is – simply – a slide. But instead of the A to B experience you get on a playground slide our design gives some choices. It is for exploring and playing on (and beneath) in many different ways. And it is intended to look beautiful – a different language from that of playground equipment. Crumpledslide was designed with wire mesh. A sheet rubber model was then scanned – and the scan used to CNC cut a polystyrene core. Many weeks of skilled work with epoxy and GRP produced the finished result. For: Royal Alexandra Childrens Hospital, Brighton. With: Lampard and Stump (GRP build). Cordek (polystyrene core).