170 foot long trampoline in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia
Estonian architectural firm, Salto, constructed a 170 foot long trampoline for the Archstoyanie festival in Nikola-Lenivets, Russia. The festival, which focuses on architecture and the forest, is talked of as a smaller, Russian version of Burning Man.
The trampoline road installation, nearly the length of a city block, was designed by Maarja Kask, Kaili Luik and Ralf Looke and dubbed Fast Track. The designers explain: ‘Fast Track is an integral part of park infrastructure. It is a road and an installation at the same time. It challenges the concept of infrastructure that only focuses on technical and functional aspects and tends to be ignorant to it’s surroundings. Fast Track is an attempt to create intelligent infrastructure that is emotional and corresponds to the local context’.