apostrophy's: art 4d pavilion apostrophy's: art 4d pavilion
jul 13, 2010

apostrophy's: art 4d pavilion

‘art 4d pavilion’ by apostrophy’s at the ASA 2010 in bangkok, thailand all images courtesy of apostrophy’s

paying homage to the blanket forts we used to make as kids, thailand-based creative collective apostrophy’s have designed ‘art 4d pavilion’ for the ASA architect expo this year in bangkok. the tent-like structure is a temporary bookstore, selling publications and periodicals on art, architecture, and interior design from publishing house, art 4d. the design provides a different experience from the traditional exhibition booth, creating a space where interaction and play is encouraged.

the pavilion is divided into 5 zones:

(r)ead is a space where the customers can flip through a book or magazine before purchasing (r)esting provides a place to sit, lie down, even sleep in a pile of pillows d(r)ink is equipped with a coffee machine for anyone who wants a drink t(r)ade is where the books and magazines are paid pleasu(r)e is a space for kids to play and have fun

the pavilion was designed with the idea of fast architecture and smart shelter in mind: being modular in design, production and assembly time is short and simple. instead of fixing the structure to the floor, it utilizes common clips and screw-in hooks for anchorage. the light and flexible material makes the design temporary and adaptable for different events.

under the tent

‘art 4d pavilion’ at the expo space

ring lights at the top of the tent

bird’s eye view

left: zipper joints provide openings right: (r)esting zone

pleasu(r)e zone

ring light, joint detail

construction diagram

1:25 model study

construction of fabric

setting up the pavilion at the expo space

Art4d Pavilion @ ASA2010(Architect expo in Bangkok) from supers on Vimeo.

  • Designing w/t low-cost solution as well as their creativity which expressed by the contextual approach of emerging designers….

    Kent-tectwat says:
  • good space for kids to play and have fun…. it fun
    and doubtful What’s inside…

    gop..Ku. says:

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