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Stock-a-Studio's installation reimagines the gym as temporary, reconfigurable and low-budget
POSTED 06 Nov 2019 . BY Stu Robarts
The installation, called is aimed at encouraging assembly rather than construction and refinishing rather than remanufacturing Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The project intertwines custom elements with generic ones and images with budget materials to provide a set of parts that come together to form a gym.
– Laida Aguirre
A multidisciplinary design studio called Stock-a-Studio has created a temporary gym in a shopfront that can be easily assembled, disassembled, customised and reassembled using a variety of low budget materials.

The installation, called [ a kit of these some parts ] x budget gym ], is aimed at encouraging assembly rather than construction and refinishing rather than remanufacturing.

Hosted at LA's Materials & Applications – a non-profit organisation that seeks to build a public culture of experimental architecture – it co-opts the temporary event architecture of tents, gazebos and booths.

Laida Aguirre, director of Stock-a-Studio, explains: "Poles, panels, tension straps, and tarps complete otherwise generic structural frames. The project intertwines custom elements with generic ones and images with budget materials to provide a set of parts that come together to form a gym."

The gym is built from a kit that includes a structural steel system, foam padding, hold-downs, tape, ratchet straps, shims, dunnage bags, sandbags and vacuum-formed panels.

The versatility of the materials means it could be reassembled as anything from furniture to a workstation to a stage set.

The project is running from October 19th to January 5th and will host weight-lifting, trainer-led workouts and meetups for hiking and biking groups. Members of the public can also book sessions at the gym.
Members of the public can book sessions at the gym Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The gym is built from a kit that includes a structural steel system, foam padding, hold-downs, tape, ratchet straps, shims, dunnage bags, sandbags and vacuum-formed panels Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The versatility of the materials means it could be reassembled as anything from furniture to a workstation to a stage set Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The installation is hosted in the shopfront of LA's Materials & Applications Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The gym can be easily assembled, disassembled, customised and reassembled Credit: Stock-a-Studio
It co-opts the temporary event architecture of tents, gazebos and booths Credit: Stock-a-Studio
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Stock-a-Studio's installation reimagines the gym as temporary, reconfigurable and low-budget
POSTED 06 Nov 2019 . BY Stu Robarts
The installation, called is aimed at encouraging assembly rather than construction and refinishing rather than remanufacturing Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The project intertwines custom elements with generic ones and images with budget materials to provide a set of parts that come together to form a gym.
– Laida Aguirre
A multidisciplinary design studio called Stock-a-Studio has created a temporary gym in a shopfront that can be easily assembled, disassembled, customised and reassembled using a variety of low budget materials.

The installation, called [ a kit of these some parts ] x budget gym ], is aimed at encouraging assembly rather than construction and refinishing rather than remanufacturing.

Hosted at LA's Materials & Applications – a non-profit organisation that seeks to build a public culture of experimental architecture – it co-opts the temporary event architecture of tents, gazebos and booths.

Laida Aguirre, director of Stock-a-Studio, explains: "Poles, panels, tension straps, and tarps complete otherwise generic structural frames. The project intertwines custom elements with generic ones and images with budget materials to provide a set of parts that come together to form a gym."

The gym is built from a kit that includes a structural steel system, foam padding, hold-downs, tape, ratchet straps, shims, dunnage bags, sandbags and vacuum-formed panels.

The versatility of the materials means it could be reassembled as anything from furniture to a workstation to a stage set.

The project is running from October 19th to January 5th and will host weight-lifting, trainer-led workouts and meetups for hiking and biking groups. Members of the public can also book sessions at the gym.
Members of the public can book sessions at the gym Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The gym is built from a kit that includes a structural steel system, foam padding, hold-downs, tape, ratchet straps, shims, dunnage bags, sandbags and vacuum-formed panels Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The versatility of the materials means it could be reassembled as anything from furniture to a workstation to a stage set Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The installation is hosted in the shopfront of LA's Materials & Applications Credit: Stock-a-Studio
The gym can be easily assembled, disassembled, customised and reassembled Credit: Stock-a-Studio
It co-opts the temporary event architecture of tents, gazebos and booths Credit: Stock-a-Studio
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