The Eco Pavilion at Wonderfruit 2018

September 1st, 2019

With sheltering umbrellas, Wonderfruit’s circular Eco Pavilion was created to respond to the needs of the activity it contains while integrating seamlessly into the landscape. Photos: Wonderfruit. While the U.S. has Burning Man and Coachella, Thailand has Wonderfruit, a pioneering festival that attracts more than 10,000 people to the lush hills west of Pattaya on […]

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Fibers of the future

August 1st, 2019

Roughly five times lighter than a more conventional steel structure, the BUGA Fibre Pavilion was created using robotics technology that placed fibrous filaments between two rotating winding scaffolds. The process created the predefined shape of the building component, which included a lattice of translucent glass fibers onto which black carbon fibers were placed where structurally […]

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Pink pavilion floats in Belgium

August 1st, 2018

The historic city of Bruges, Belgium, with its medieval architecture, network of canals and cobblestone streets, is also home to an excitingly modern architecture festival. The Triennale Brugge, which runs through September 2018, showcases designs by contemporary architects and artists from around the world. This year’s theme, Liquid City, challenged the designers to consider architecture […]

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Pineapple pavilion pops up in UK garden

November 1st, 2017

The well-ordered gardens belonging to the grand country houses in Georgian England often included statuary, temples and other architectural details called “eye-catchers,” garden buildings designed to delight visitors. As part of a restoration plan for the walled garden at Great Britain’s National Trust’s Berrington Hall in Herefordshire, it was only fitting to respect that tradition. […]

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A forest of light

April 1st, 2016

The lush countryside west of Kolkata, India, is home to a tribal community, the Kishor Sangha, who wanted to create an experience for a religious festival that celebrates tribal life, rituals and the symbiotic relationship with the forest. They also wanted to raise awareness about the enrichment and conservation of the forest and the communities […]

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