The traditional folding partition has two functions:

1. Divide/Conceal (Unfolded)
2. Open/Reveal (Folded)

The latter function however, is simply a position of neutrality—were the wall not to exist, the room would remain “open.” The Putt-Putt Partition seeks to break the neutrality of the “open” function: rather than simply opening the space, it encourages social exchange. By becoming a surface for putt-putt golf, it functions in opposition to the idea of “division,” actively bringing the room together. By using found objects as obstacles for the game and roommates as players, the wall becomes a gravitational center for the room, depolarizing both object and individual.

Built with Christopher Macies | Summer 2006
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Stand for Privacy
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Down for Play
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Fold for Storage