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Hive exhibit opens in Washington, D.C.
Designed by Studio Gang,
the Hive exhibit
at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is a series of structures made from more than 2,700 wound paper tubes.
The exhibit, found in the Great Hall of the museum, runs through Sept. 4, 2017.
The paper tubes that comprise the works vary in height from just a few inches to up to 10 feet. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
The 60-foot high installation is constructed out of 2,700 wound paper tubes. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
The collection of tubes are interconnected to create three domed chambers. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
The installation's tallest dome has an oculus more than 10 feet in diameter. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
The museum invites attendees to interact with each structure to see how they each reflect sound and light. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
The smaller structures have a variety of tubular instruments suspended within so visitors can experiment with acoustics. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
Design studio, Studio Gang, was founded by Jeanne Gang, a 2011 MacArthur Fellowship recipient. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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