bouroullec brothers base their modular kiosk for FIAC in tuileries gardens
 
bouroullec brothers base their modular kiosk for FIAC in tuileries gardens bouroullec brothers base their modular kiosk for FIAC in tuileries gardens
oct 22, 2015

bouroullec brothers base their modular kiosk for FIAC in tuileries gardens

bouroullec brothers base their modular kiosk for FIAC at the tuileries gardens
all images © studio bouroullec / courtesy of musée du louvre

 

 

 

for the occasion of FIAC – the international contemporary art fair – held in paris, the bouroullec brothers have been commissioned by french real estate developer emerige to realize a compact and unique retail space ‘kiosque 2015’. based on the grounds of the tuileries gardens with kengo kuma’s yure pavilion emerging from the distance, the designer duo has erected a standalone unit, modular and with the adaptable option of being to be assembled and re-assembled at different locations and uses.

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
the modular kiosk is located on the grounds of the tuileries gardens in paris

 

 

the construction was built like a piece of urban furniture, the idea was to create an itinerant and versatile platform that could welcome different kinds of events. a modular, rectangular unit with a broad roof that amply overhangs the wall, creating a sheltered external terrace illuminated by hanging lamps. furthermore, the roof can fold into itself in two-panel sections, which can then be stacked and moved on a trailer.

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
a ribbon roof seemingly floats atop of the dark structure

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
it is fabricated using powder coated steel

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
kengo kuma’s installation for FIAC can be seen in the distance

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
large french windows frame three sides of the unit

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
the minimal space can be adapted to different uses and programs

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
the oversized roof spans over the structure, acting as a shelter

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
the scheme will be taken down and donated for other uses in the city

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
after dark, all of the sheltered areas are lit by lamps hanging around the edge of the roof

bouroullec-brothers-kiosk-FIAC-tuileries-gardens-paris-designboom-02
sliding panels have been installed along both of the kiosk’s sides allowing it to be completely closed

 


the modular kiosque emerige
video by  ronan & erwan bouroullec

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    architecture news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    502,379 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample