A group of artists & builders from the Soap Factory’s Haunted Basement envisioned this treat for the Art Shanty Projects. The sunken barn exterior and Narnia closet exit created the container for an unsettling children’s TV show experience in your creepy uncle’s attic.
My contributions included concept development, build planning, indoor construction, transport and outdoor assembly during the polar vortex season of 2014.
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First sketches to jumpstart team brainstorming.
Second round: exterior concepts.
Final detailed design concept before simplifications for build.
Construction begins on the sled deck and flooring.
Exit vestibule flooring in progress.
Exit vestibule complete!
Scale model with entry vestibule.
Drawing eager crowds and solar power to the Creepy Shanty show.