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Spectacular origami pavilion made of recycled plastic pops up in Columbus, Indiana

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 19, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lidija Grozdanic) last modified Oct 18, 2017

Origami-inspired Synergia pavilion in Columbus is a complex, LED-lit public structure made from recycled plastic. Students of the IU School of Art, Architecture + Design in Bloomington, led by Professor Jiangmei Wu, designed the pavilion as an experiment in building complex structures that grow similarly to biological forms, soap bubbles, and crystal patterns. The temporary pavilion sits on the site of Eero Saarinen’s North Christian Church in Columbus, and references the famous architect’s...





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