2850 sf - 2019 - San Francisco, CA
Client: 826 Valencia
Photography: Celso Rojas / Garna Raditya
Architecture Design: WRNS Studio
Mushrooms Design/Fabrication: Slice Lab
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
Inspired by a macro version of an enchanted forest, this art piece aims to bring wonder to the visitors. Digitally designed mushrooms were 3D printed and used to create reusable silicon molds to create dynamic mushrooms made from marbled concrete. During his time at WRNS Studio, Diego also lead the design of the parametric ribbed wall from which the mushrooms are anchored into.