Swiss students design wooden floating island for Lake Zurich art event
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In celebration of Manifesta - a nomadic, European biennial of contemporary art which "responds to the new social, cultural and political reality that developed in the aftermath of the Cold War"—emerged in the 1990s. Located on Lake Zurich and hosting an open-air cinema and integrated swimming pool, the Pavillon of Reflections will act as the central node for the 100-day festival. Designed and realised by a team of thirty students from ETH Zurich, the pavilion aims to offer a space for...
Wood never looked so good. Working with Studio Tom Emerson, a group of talented Swiss students from ETH Zurich have designed a floating island that will be the centerpiece of Zurich’s 2016 Manifesta festival. A biennial celebration of contemporary art located on Lake Zurich, the Pavillon of Reflections, which will serve as the central node for the 100-day festival, will have an open-air cinema, LED screen, and an integrated swimming pool.