Fast Track by Salto Architects

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Why not try the road less traveled and have fun with it? Salto Architects has completed for Russia’s Festival Archstoyanie a 51-meter installation that deceptively appears to be an ordinary paved road, but is packed with a great deal more excitement. Fast Track doubles as a trampoline, the black material stretched between two rails that frame the long path. Visitors are encouraged to interact with the installation, tumbling, bouncing, and jumping along the surface that traverses across the wooded park grounds. The installation is intended to highlight how even technical and functional infrastructure can raise new experiences and awareness of the surrounding environment.

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Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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