CODA barcelonatech: jukbuin pavilion
CODA barcelonatech: jukbuin pavilion CODA barcelonatech: jukbuin pavilion
sep 19, 2012

CODA barcelonatech: jukbuin pavilion

‘jukbuin pavilion’ by CODA barcelonatech, barcelona, spain image © andres flajszer all images courtesy of CODA barcelonatech



enrique soriano and pep tornabell of CODA barcelonatech have designed the ‘jukbuin pavilion’ for the ongoing EME3 architecture festival in barcelona, spain. responding to the challenges of a collapse-risk world, the structure was desired to be efficient and require less energy. merging weaving techniques from traditional basketry and engineered wood such as plywood, the supporting framework is an elastic timber gridshell. the interwoven planks are highly flexible while maintaining rigidity for stability while producing a lightweight and bendable form.


the 90 square meter interior space is formed with 15 wisa birch boards which have been sliced into 5 cm strips. the resulting pieces are cut into 280 repeated and 30 elements of 3 different sizes. the cumulative weight is 260 kilos. made from renewable material, the triaxial building technique simplifies the fabrication process without the use of screws and also minimizes site waste. the self-standing pavilion was completed in a short assembly time despite the tight budget.



aerial view image © andres flajszer



image © andres flajszer



one of the entry points image © andres flajszer



(left) view over the top of the woven framework (right) upward view of the interwoven structure images © andres flajszer



90 square meter interior is formed with a framework which weighs 260 kilos image © andres flajszer



touchdown point generates two entries on one end image © andres flajszer



yellow crates offer seating for visitors image © andres flajszer



visitors to the EME3 festival rest for a moment within the pavilion image © andres flajszer



visitors within the pavilion image © andres flajszer



at dusk image © andres flajszer



at dusk image © andres flajszer



at night image © andres flajszer



structure rising up



structure diagram



project info:



designers: enrique soriano, pep tornabell building team: omar fabrisio, roger roca, xavier santodomingo, marta peinado, andrea bernabeu, laia gonzalez, natalia torres, adil lazaro, maria nieto budget: 1500 EUR plywood: UPM wisa timber logistics: gabarró software: la tienda del cad academic support: UPC ETSAV

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