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DJA unifies space, light, video, + music in concert hall pavilion
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aug 13, 2014
DJA unifies space, light, video, + music in concert hall pavilion


DJA unifies space, light, video, + music in concert hall pavilion
photo © ernests sveisbergs
all images courtesy of didzis jaunzems architecture

 

 

 

‘nature’s concert hall’ is an annual event that takes place in gauja national park of latvia that has strived to bring people closer to the environment by helping them understand how to care for it. as scientists explain their new research and inform the public of sustainable lifestyles, they are accompanied by musicians looking to perform in a setting other than traditional venues. in order to push the concept to its maximum potential, the designers of didzis jaunzems architecture have constructed a pavilion as an art object that unifies space, light, video and music so inhabitants are fully aware of the beauty that surrounds them.

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
the twisting sheets create a gradient
photo © ernests sveisbergs

 

 

 

the folded architectural volumes refer to existing elements in the landscape. for instance, the structure is made in a way to reduce the amount of points touching the protected biotope meadow. underneath, a platform negotiates a stage for an academic symphonic chamber orchestra of 20 people and the nature concert hall band. as their music resonates towards the crowd, its sounds are enhanced by fabric bars. these sheets are granted the ability to rotate in a way that develops different transparencies and appearances of the overall form. when open, the acoustics are emphasized to reach a wider audience while distinguishing an alternative pattern in elevation. consequently, they serve as a screen for scenographic projections and light shows when closed.

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
façade detail
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
the structure houses 20 musicians along with the concert hall band
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
workshop and pavilion
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
video projections on the pavilion
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
concert at night
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
view of the lit structures from afar
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
construction elements from the inside
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
looking up at the fabric
photo © ernests sveisbergs

didzis jaunzems pavilion nature concert hall
exploded axonometric diagram

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modular system of workshops

 

 

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