Corten gem: it seems surprising that this beautiful pavilion is only temporary.
The materials are simple, but somehow encapsulate the nature of the place, with Corten steel predominating, giving a pre-aged almost archaic appearance. Beautifully proportioned and built with precise detailing, frameless glass panels give the otherwise mute casket an animated appearance, changing from opaque to transparent depending on the weather and time of the day. Quite simply the jury couldn't resist including one exquisite gem-like object. The pavilion's distinctive facade is made up from five variant steel panels. R.G.
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|Publication:||The Architectural Review|
|Date:||Dec 1, 2006|
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