Volvo Circle Pavilion / Studio Heech
Textual content description offered by the architects. Volvo Circle Pavilion, made solely of light-weight and minimal supplies, speaks of a imaginative and prescient for sustainability. It was deliberate not solely to create one thing lovely but in addition to make sure that the supplies used had been absolutely reused and recycled and that they had been circulated and located new makes use of whereas minimizing the environmental affect. The paper-thin and light-weight Tyvek masking the pavilion’s construction is dismantled and reused as recycled plastic boards for public furnishings, whereas the puzzle benches made utilizing cast and uncared for structural wooden are absolutely recycled and donated. The minimal metal construction that safely helps the pavilion is disassembled and reused, and virtually all components are prefabricated and put in on-site to cut back the environmental affect and carbon emissions generated on the building web site.
The pavilion was created by means of collaboration with craftsmen, engineers, and makers from varied fields who gathered along with a transparent ambition for sustainability. Entrance INC labored collectively to create a minimal, light-weight construction, and DSLSM, which has proven varied eco-friendly works utilizing Tyvek materials, labored collectively to create eco-friendly recycled plastic boards to comprehend materials circulation and significant use.
Tyvek is used as a water-proof materials and has bodily properties just like paper. You may create varied patterns by reducing them out with a knife, and the overlapping patterns create three-dimensional shadows. This three-dimensional shadow is a metaphor for the sunshine (Komorebi) that seeps by means of the leaves within the forest, and guests expertise an area created by gentle and shadow that modifications over time. Used Tyvek is recycled into plastic boards and made into furnishings once more, metal frames are recycled at Hyundai Metal Works, and puzzle benches are donated to elementary colleges, daycare facilities, and youngsters’s libraries within the Seoul space.