From corrugated card blocks to exquisite display cases
For over a month Phillips Plastics Client; Capital Models workshop was taken over by huge cardboard blocks of all shapes and sizes. These were slowly assembled and mounted on wheels, thus being transformed into carts used by Europe foremost interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists BDP to celebrate its 50 years.
The BDP 61/11 exhibition celebrates the 50 years of BDP’s life and the exhibition at the RIBA celebrates BDP’s multi-disciplinary success. BDP’s founder was George Grenfell-Baines who lived in Preston where the company originated and whose father Ernest Baines was a railwayman. It is this link that lead us to design a wagon train for the exhibition to house the models and charettes to house the graphics. The material choice was purely for a sustainable reasons and the recycled look of the train creates as much intrigue as the information contained within it. Let’s just hope that as the “wagon train” leaves London and weaves its way up to Manchester it is admired as much as it has been in the RIBA.
Phillips Plastics were on hand to manufacture Capital Models bespoke corrugated card requirements for the project. If you have a bespoke requirement in corrugated card, polypropylene or board please call one of the Phillips Plastics sales team on 0845 4567 007.
More information can be found about the exhibition on the BDP website here.