OPPO x Kengo Kuma Bamboo (竹) Ring: || Weaving a symphony of lightness and form

OPPO, a global leader in smart device innovation, has partnered with Japanese architect Kengo Kuma to create Bamboo (竹) Ring: || Weaving a symphony of lightness and form. The multi-sensory installation works with the theme “Creative Connections” fusing architecture with music, design innovation, technological prowess and user experience to create a sense of time and space, and will be exhibited in the Cortile dei Bagni patio. from Milan during Milan Design Week, until September 19.

This iconic project is an evolution of Kengo Kuma and OPPO’s Bamboo Ring exhibition, which debuted at the 2019 London Design Festival and explored the harmonious relationship between humans and nature through the vision of lightweight yet strong structures. made with bamboo and carbon fiber. This year, OPPO’s experiential installation uses pioneering technology to engage all the senses through a series of orchestral scores composed by Japanese violinist Midori Komachi with Musicity.

The composition is based on the cycle of the seasons and moves through the structure encouraging the audience to walk and be captured by its aural narrative. The changing soundscapes integrate the sound of Midori’s violin (built in Milan in 1920 and enhanced with carbon fiber) from O Relax, OPPO’s digital wellness app that offers comforting sounds of nature and the city to relax your mind taken. from places around the world, including Reykjavik, Beijing, and Tokyo.

“OPPO is a human-centered brand, our focus is on innovating for people. We are delighted to partner with Kengo Kuma again, an architect who is known for seamlessly integrating nature and culture. Together, we demonstrate how we can use technology and design to add value to our everyday lives based on our philosophy principles of “Technology as an Art Form” and our brand mission “Technology for humanity, goodness for the world”. – Jintong Zhu, Head of OPPO London Design Center

The facility’s woven structure, crafted from bamboo rings and carbon fiber, becomes a musical instrument as music travels through it via structural sound technologies originating from OPPO research. London Design Center. Innovative technology including new haptic motors, MEMS speaker strips and transducers work together to produce an immersive base and higher frequencies that reverberate the bamboo with the vibrato of the violin and the effect of a percussion instrument.

“When I design architecture, I am interested in designing rhythm and tone rather than silhouette, and contemporary music gives us many lessons on how to create new rhythms and tones in architecture. This pavilion is one of the explorations of the new rhythms and tones in architecture that combines visual and acoustic experiences of the visitors. ” – Kengo Kuma, architect

After Milan Design Week, OPPO will donate the Bamboo Ring to the Parque Arte Sella in Trentino, Italy, a contemporary art museum with open-air exhibits made from natural materials and against the backdrop of the mountainous Sella Valley, where you will find your permanent home.

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OPPO x Kengo Kuma Bamboo (竹) Ring: || Weaving a symphony of lightness and form

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