dinsdag 29 oktober 2019

Pool Project

Commission for seaweed shaped seating elements 
(concept design by Suzanne van Ginneken),
side tables and coral tree sculptures (design Peter Broeren) for public swimming pool  'De Vallei' in Veenendaal, The Netherlands

How to get from THIS:




To THIS:

 



In 7 months.


Seating some 125 people



Take about 50 cubic meter PUR foam blocks

Start drawing




Implementation drawing large seating elements (seats almost 70 people)





 Four seating elements 
 for the North wall





This one seats about 25 people



Then you start to saw, shape, cut, turn etc.



Et VoilĂ 
First part cut
39 more to go



on and on



 and on and on and on and.....



About 40 elements



Then you start sanding



 some more sanding 
and fine tuning



All seating elements get a thick polyester coating



And a white topcoat



Don't forget to number them



and to sand everything one more time (or two)



Time to put the big seaweed seating element together for the first time



The BIG ONE



And the small one too


LETS PAINT


First some Red



Then some Light Blue



Dark Blue



And finally some Apple Green



View from above



Ready for transport




Reaching....



FINAL DESTINATION



get everything inside



and position all elements in the right spot





Glue, polyester, sand, paint for two weeks




And there you are


What about those coral tree sculptures?


Get some chicken wire, polyester resin and fiberglass mat 
and start sculpting




and of course sanding and fine tuning







Apple green and coral red




Reaching  its final position



Three coral trees



and a guest

small sculpture  41 cm high



THE SIDE TABLES





Sulfer Yellow, Dark Blue, Light Blue, Apple Green, Coral Red an Ruby Red




Thanks to:
Frank, Sander, Suzanne, Hans, Victor, Nick, Ron and everyone who helped me  bringing this Pool Project to a successful conclusion.

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