Completely Short-term Pavilion / KOSMOS Architects + PARABASE
Textual content description offered by the architects. KOSMOS X PARABASE architectural studios collaborate on the composition of Completely Short-term – the successful proposal for the Mannequin Pageant of Structure that was held in Barcelona. It’s constructed out of borrowed, unused supplies that have been discovered at a number of storages and development/demolition websites within the municipality of Barcelona and dropped at town middle.
The set up reveals town’s hidden sources and visualizes the potential of circularity as a response to the environmental impression of the development business. The set up has a double overlapping programme: it serves as a central storage for supplies, whereas concurrently a public house, proposing a brand new metropolitan logistics centre for the reuse of supplies.
Storage of development supplies within the metropolis is seen as a everlasting short-term city situation. Parts are revealed to the general public through the pageant: put collectively in tall, spectacular vertical totems, serving as a construction for the pavilion, in addition to the symbols of their supply: storage amenities in Barcelona’s periphery.
All of these normally and quotidian supplies, when introduced collectively, create a wealthy architectural house open to the residents who’re invited to trade supplies: take those they discover within the pavilion and convey their very own. The pavilion house additionally works as a workshop and as an data level, a spot for debates.
The Completely Short-term set up speaks in regards to the round lifetime of supplies and their future reuse. Parts that aren’t be completely assembled, glued, welded, reduce or remodeled will come collectively as an array of separate parts and introduced again to the storages after the pageant, leaving the potential for future reuse and plenty of new lives and constructions.