BAM builds large-scale art installations for museums and patrons around the world. A mirror of humanity, art expresses highly personal ideas while exploring materiality at a human scale. In questioning social, cultural, and political constructs, art makes it possible for people to think about and engage their surroundings. BAM believes that in the context of our built environment, artistic conceptualization stimulates a sense of identity and place. As digitally produced work reaches an aesthetic pinnacle of smoothness and perfection, computer design is limited by underdeveloped and impersonal ideas. More than ever, BAM finds it vital to express our thoughts and opinions through a series of ballistic detonations.
South of the Clouds
Kunming, Yunnan, China
BAM's second waffle structure based on the idea of a cloud. The piece creates a gateway for a housing and mixed use development in Kunming, China. The minty colors are a fresh reminders of the cool high altitude air of the 'Spring City.' The province's name, Yunan, translates literally to 'South of the Clouds.'
BAM's most successful public art piece to date! Located in Tiexi Plaza, the centerpiece of the 'West of the Rails' district in the industrial heart of Modern China: Shenyang.
The Droplet Chandelier
A 7 meter long chandelier made from steel and acrylic hangs in the focal space of Wujin's Planning Exhibition Center. The design of the chandelier was done in collaboration with Studio 505. Photos taken by Ken Jiang.
The Vanke Cloud
The Vanke Cloud Structure was a demonstration of the superhuman speed at which projects can happen in China (largely due to the professionalism of the client.) Taking under three months from first design workshop to complete construction, the BAM team worked against all odds to complete the project, including a landslide that delayed the shipment of pieces in transport through central China for five days.
InterContinental 'Whale Table'
InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong
A 2000kg solid wood table walking itself apart on teeny tiny little stiletto heels. A.K.A. "The Walking Table" A.K.A. "Amoeba Table"
The Clamshell Carstands, AKA the Bionic Bivalves... impeccably crafted over the summer of 2011 in BAM's very own shop by BAM's very own hands.
Imagine a forest in a city: Like the leaves of trees, green fans whirl softly above, their movement fluctuating with the fickle wind as it changes course...