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Discover Plume designed by CLB Architects

A light-based temporary installation and book exchange venue inspired by geysers for Jackson, Wyoming’s GlowNights celebration

Discover Plume designed by CLB Architects
Photography by © Kraft Photos

CLB Architects recently completed works on ‘Plume’, a temporary installation now on display in Jackson, Wyoming. Residing on the grounds of the Teton County Library, Plume is part of the annual GlowNights celebration, an exhibit of light-based installations put on by the Jackson Hole Public Art. The various artworks energize community public spaces in an effort to bring people together during the darkest nights of the year. One of four temporary installations this winter, this is CLB’s 4th year participating in GlowNights. Discover more after the jump.

Discover Plume designed by CLB Architects
Photography by © Kraft Photos

From the architects: Plume references a geyser in sculptural form, cyclically undulating to the rhythm of earth’s core and the prevailing weather of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. A reinforced, wood frame skeletal system is draped in layered white fabric that is illuminated from within. Two perpendicular portals are cut into the volume allowing both visual and physical movement through the space.

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Photography by © Kraft Photos
Photography by © Kraft Photos
Photography by © Kraft Photos
Photography by © Kraft Photos
Discover Plume designed by CLB Architects
Photography by © Kraft Photos

Unlike the naturally occurring geysers found in the region, this built intervention can be occupied and engaged with. Inside the installation, a library has been set-up as an interactive book exchange for visitors.

CLB Design Team
Jeffrey Johnston
Leo Naegele
Eli Ayres

Photography by Kraft Photos

Find more projects by CLB Architects: clbarchitects.com

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