The Lullaby Factory is an remarkable design and style project by hackney-based Studio Weave that is close to and dear to my heart. In my previous life, I worked in a hospital with ill young children, so I can comprehend very first hand the superb impactful a project such as the Lullaby Factory has on hospitalized young children and their families. There always look to be those awkward spaces around hospitals where you look out the window into a small dingy courtyard or emergency generator. Properly, Studio Weave, along with Structure Workshop, AB3 Workshops and Jessica Curry Studio, capitalized on one of these spaces positioned in a rear courtyard of London’s Wonderful Ormond Street Hospital for Children and transformed it into a location blossoming with imagination and creativity. This is a secret and stunning space that can only be viewed from inside the hospital and its song can only be heard via a few particular pipes or by tuning into its special radio frequency. It is a place that sparks the imagination and supports the human spirit while bringing comfort to these in want.
The Lullaby Factory is a beautiful story created by Studio Weave that has now been given physical presence and identity that has caused magic to sprout in a as soon as dingy space. The architects of Studio Weave were inspired by the multitude of exposed pipes that had been present on the exterior of constructing. They took them as a beginning point and added numerous added various types of metal pipes with taps, gauges, metal phonographic style speakers. It is a fantasy landscape exactly where the building subsequent door, which is planned for eventual demolition, has at least temporarily grow to be a factory that tends to make lullabies for kids, which are then piped out through the method on the external walls.
Studio Weave has written a great story of how the Lullaby Factory functions. I assume this story is also a element of the shared knowledge of getting hospitalized at London’s Wonderful Ormond Street Hospital for Kids. The touching piece can be located in its complete kind on their website. Kudos to Studio Weave, their entire group and the hospital administration of the Fantastic Ormond Street Hospital for Youngsters. This is an investment in the experience for the sufferers from which the hospital will not see a monetary acquire, but that will be an irreplaceable benefit to their sufferers.
Sound Artist : Jessica Curry