Unconventional Wisdom

Interior Design
March 1, 2009

Alfred Zollinger and Sandra Wheeler of Matter Practice have a reputation for not taking things at face value. Designing “Ecotopia: The Second ICP Triennial of Photography and Video” at New York’s International Center of Photography, the husband-wife partners poked fun at environmental orthodoxy by constructing giant Ecotopiaries. The pair’s displays for “Green Community,” now at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., are not only technically innovative but also indicative of an increasing involvement in content.