Forget skateparks could this be the way of the future for suburban areas concrete Ping Pong tables. Only in the ever stylish Melbourne could you get away with these Monoliths (wiki: a large single upright block of stone, especially one shaped into or serving as a pillar or monument). A collaboration between Artist Laith McGregor and Architect Murray Barker they are made from stone aggregate, copper-inlay, bead-blasted stainless steel are a set of 3, and are grouped together to create interactive gathering hubs in outdoor social spaces.
“…The works are perceived as enigmatic sculptural forms, built to elucidate the weight of the object in relation to the surrounding urban landscape, and conforming to standard dimensions for recreational playability…”
Photo: Abigail Varney