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Brilliant woodland pavilion pushes the envelope of timber in tension

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 27, 2017 01:04 AM
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by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) last modified Jun 26, 2017

Architectural Association students of the Design & Make program are pushing the envelope on lightweight timber construction. In the program’s most recent annual project, students completed the Sawmill Shelter, an experimental pavilion that uses tension to hold the structure together and create a sturdy roof resistant to snow loads and wind uplifts. Located in Hooke Park of Dorset, England, the sculptural structure’s roof was built from locally sourced Western Red Cedar. The Sawmill...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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