IADE creates a whale for DecorAccion 2013

IADE School of Design creates a whale with more than 4.000 plastic bottles for the fair DecorAccion 2013 watch the VIDEO

It has been three months of hard work and a team of over 50 people that have made possible to have this whale suspended in the center of Madrid.

Due to the large dimension of the «Whale IADE » it has required the cooperation of the City of Madrid, the residents of Barrio de las Letras and Municipal Police and a multidisciplinary team of 40 people : architects , editors, technicians, etc. .

The whale occupies an area of 35 m2 , has a length of 17 meters and 5 meters wide. For its construction were used 35 meter mesh , 340 meters of steel cable , 500 meters of rope, cable ties 2500 and 4000 recycled plastic bottles . The total weight thereof is 340 kilos .

The final installation of the «Whale IADE » allows visitors to contemplate simultaneously DecorAccion2013 » Gecko » , the installation created for the last edition of DecorAcción and made with CDs and now exposed in the facade of the Hotel Vincci Soho Madrid.

Both installations are on view from Sunday September 22 , the date on which we celebrate the Fourth Edition of decor, the great fair of the Interior Design which takes place in Madrid’s Letters borrough