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For seven months, between September 2019 to April 2020, at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art MMCA Seoul, Perpetual Spring was the site of an urban experiment on social interaction and community organization. Courtesy of Obra Architects.

Perpetual Spring, The Climate-Correcting Machine

Firm LocationNew York, United States
CompanyObra Architects
ClientMuseum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul MMCA

Founded on the idea that creating a space of free public expression is itself a radical way of questioning ways in which the city is reproduced or expanded today, Perpetual Spring, The Climate-Correcting Machine, commissioned for the exhibition Architecture and Heritage: Unearthing Future, opened September 2019, presenting both platform for awareness and invitation to action. Offering a place of comfort in severe weather, it featured a free open-access venue for public use on museum grounds: for lectures, poetry readings, theater, music, discussion groups of all kinds, book club sessions, etc.