izaskun chinchilla architects completes city of dreams pavilion in NYC izaskun chinchilla architects completes city of dreams pavilion in NYC
jun 23, 2015

izaskun chinchilla architects completes city of dreams pavilion in NYC

izaskun chinchilla architects completes city of dreams pavilion in NYC
all images courtesy of sergio reyes

 

 

 

following a successful kickstarter campaign, the ‘city of dreams pavilion’ by izaskun chinichilla architects (see previous designboom coverage here) has been completed. the project appropriates naturally occurring structures to create an adaptable installation able to change with time and context. architecture must alter itself to cope with uncertain budgets, social changes, and ecological dynamics. the design utilizes flexibility to fulfill needs and wants in constant flux, and does so in a natural, intuitive fashion.

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looking up through the structure 

 

 

 

as outlined in their original concept, the ‘city of dreams pavilion’ was realized with only recycled materials. broken umbrellas, old stools, wrecked bicycle and car rims are the primary components; sourced from several institution within the greater new york area. after dismantling, it is proposed that all elements will be reused in various situations, albeit not as a whole. individual, self-sufficient units can be pulled from the pavilion and take on a slew of different functions. the ‘city of dreams pavilion’ was built by izaskun chinchilla architects with help from volunteers, FIGMENT, the emerging new york architects committee, and the structural engineers association of new york. it is on display on governors island in new york city, new york. 


the pavilion is made entirely with recycled/repurposed materials 

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structural details 

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the pavilion was created by izaskun chinchilla architects 


after dismantling, individual units can be taken from the whole to serve various purposes 

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visitors at the pavilion on governors island, NY, june 2015 

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light shining down through repurposed umbrellas 


materials were sourced from various institutions in the larger NYC area 

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shade on a hot summer day 

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‘city of dreams’ pavilion with one world trade center in the background 

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izaskun chinchilla architects team

 

 

designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions’ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

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