The project aimed at creating a portal from personal interpretation of Babel story. A simple, vertical route was inserted in Room 237, which is the symbol of alluring in Shining movie. During the journey, people walk through the core with excessive stimulation and the one with calm atmosphere. When the cost of being greed is huge, or it is not happier than you assume, how would you choose?
Filter the greed
Portal as a filter of greed
Before getting into the portal, people haven't realized they are greedy and eager to find more.
Filter process of the portal
Room 237 is the space Jack chased for excessive stimulation. Steam and curtain became the allure of his greed.
Yakisugi/ Burned wood
TPU fabric can let the steam go through but blocks the hot water.
Site, room 237
Although the space is the same, different mindset changes your action.
Slide for more
Tortuous and red arches;
You are overloaded with excessive stimulation.
You find nothing at the end. You're not happy as you imagined.
You go back. You want to take a rest.
Click for detail
Solid and warm;
You get rid of the stimulation for a while. You take a deep breath.
You think about what you really want.
You climb on the same stairs again with a different mind.