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Video: Amanda Levete on collaboration

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“How could we create the feeling, the experience, the sensation of a tree canopy, but in a completely abstract way, with man-made materials?”

Did you know that MPavilion’s petals double as amplifiers for ambient sound? Or that they’re strengthened with technology first developed in the marine industry? In this interview produced by tin&ed for Architectural Review, Amanda Levete explains some of the thinking and collaboration that went into AL_As design—and the construction of this year’s commission. 


First published by Architectural Review

Video by tin&ed

Composition and performance of ‘Gloamer’ by Matthias Schack-Arnott (Speak Percussion), recording by Adam Casey.