In rock climbing usually are engaged extreme sports fans, but fans of “keep yourself in form” is usually used for the less dangerous “rocks” for which there is no need to pack backpacks with the heavy gear and go far beyond native city. In other words, rock climbing walls. Which are also uncommon, design, creative. How, for example, Dutch Excalibur, established the largest climbing gym in the world. Or here, a climbing wall, designed by Nendo for Tokyo fitness club Illoiha Omotesando, which is sure will be recognized as the most creative rock climbing walls.
The authors call their brainchild project of climbing the rock, “not from this world”, in the original - Climbing Wall Fitness Unworldly. And if you look at it, well, at least in the illustration to the project, it is not difficult to guess why. Indeed, instead of the usual points of reference in the form of stones, situated on a steep wall, we see a simulation of the walls of the museum, art gallery or estates of aristocrats. So much for it’s fancy frames for paintings, vases, deer heads and other accessories that people tend to decorate their apartment.
But despite its rather unusual appearance, the climbing wall is just as effective as its “standard” options. According to it the same way you can climb up and come down, except that the climb would have on the pictures and lamps, mirrors and flower pots, in general, the subjects are familiar to everyone.
It is expected that such a design a climbing wall will attract newcomers to the sport, and thus to make sport an integral part of modern life. Let not everyone, but it in perspective.