Articles tagged Pavilion


Architecture for a new fluidity of living spaces

CARPI, Italy – A minimalist design by Gian Luca Montanari of MGGM Studio takes a structural approach to space, balancing architectural volumes with the outdoors.


The darkest building on earth might just offer the most enlightening experience

Pyeongchang, South Korea – Asif Khan coats Hyundai’s Pavilion for the Winter Olympics in a super black material that absorbs 99% of the light hitting its surface, marking it the …


At Dubai Design Week, human-centric design overtook technology

DUBAI – Community, connections, and human resilience were at the heart of the most innovative designs from this year’s edition of Dubai Design Week.

Photo John Gollings

OMA makes a big statement with one of its smallest projects

MELBOURNE, Australia – OMA designs the MPavilion as well as its cultural programme as part of its ‘bridging’ strategy into the Australian architecture and design landscape.


Highlights of Dutch Design Week 2017

EINDHOVEN, the Netherlands – The most memorable exhibitions at Dutch Design Week 2017 include borrowed architecture, celestial spheres, and a flexible apartment building.

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …


Five Days of Frame: Expo 2017 pavilion by Marc Fornes of Theverymany is here to stay

Astana, Kazakhstan – The ultra-thin, self-supporting Minima | Maxima continues to engage visitors in playful exploration even though the Expo is over.

Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY. Photo NAARO

Marc Fornes equates a minimal structure to maximum fun

ASTANA – Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, from THEVERYMANY, defies gravity and leaves us contemplating and dreaming.

Village au Pied du Courant organised by La Pépinière. Photo Lorenzo Saroli-Palumbo

An ephemeral village organised by La Pépinière animated disused urban spaces

MONTREAL – As summer came to a bittersweet end, so did the summer pavilions and festivals. We look back on one of Montreal’s yearly architectural villages.

NRT Heritage Home by SeARCH Office. Photo iP inProductions

A heritage house extension by SeARCH Office lets the trees do the talking

BANGKOK – SeARCH Office designed two additions to the Nai Lert Heritage Home with a new pavilion that lets the existing trees define its architecture.

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson

Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.

Jenga Building by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo Alexander Severin Architectural

Mark A-to-Z: N is for New York City

From Herzog & de Meuron’s new high-rise building to the High Line, we doubt we’ll ever be short of material to write about.