Okavango Delta Spa, Botswana, Rendering

A work made of durst lambda print on paper, 2/5 limited edition.

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  • A work made of durst lambda print on paper, 2/5 limited edition.

Date:

1997

Artist:

ROY (American, founded 2000)
Lindy Roy (South African, born 1963)

About this artwork

The concept for this commission for a Botswana spa was to merge the world of the sophisticated traveler with the bush experience. The pods (pavilions) collectively evoke a provisional setting. Each unit’s enclosure comprises a low deck with a massage table and chair, a slightly raised area for sleeping, and a tethered fiberglass bathroom unit. Below the water level is an infrastructure that allows the site’s overall structures to function. Above water level is a more topographical composition of elements, such as curvilinear walkways that are tethered to abandoned termite mounds leading to the individual pods.

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Architecture and Design

Artist

ROY (Architect)

Title

Okavango Delta Spa, Botswana, Rendering

Origin

Botswana

Date

1997

Medium

Durst Lambda print on paper, 2/5 limited edition

Dimensions

30.5 × 46.4 cm (12 × 18 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

National Docent Symposium Fund

Reference Number

2009.123.5

Extended information about this artwork

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