totan's CUBOED pavilion in russia allows nature to interlace its structure
 
totan's CUBOED pavilion in russia allows nature to interlace its structure
jul 10, 2016

totan's CUBOED pavilion in russia allows nature to interlace its structure

totan’s CUBOED pavilion in russia allows nature to interlace its structure

 

 

 

totan studio have constructed a cube-like temporary pavilion using individual planks of wood placed perpendicular and lengthwise. the modular arrangement forms a small hub for users to sit inside, as well as a meditation space situated on top of the structure. 

 

 

 video courtesy of oljask 

 

 

 

the ‘CUBOED’ installation which was constructed in yasnopole ecopark in russia – aims to work with and not against nature. over time, the surrounding forest will feed into the construction, by weaving in and out of the interconnected assemblage. the aim of the project aims to subvert the usual function of a building – which is to protect the inhabitant within from their environment. totan architects bring human and nature together through a harmonious architectural formation allowing one to take a private moment of reflection.

totan cuboed pavilion russia yasnopole designboom
the pillar construction

totan cuboed pavilion russia yasnopole designboom
the ceiling

totan cuboed pavilion russia yasnopole designboom
the pavilion aims to work with and not against nature

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
the south elevation

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
the meditation area is situated on top of the structure 

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
horizontal construction detail

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
vertical construction detail

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
concept model

totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
isometric concept
totan pavilion cuboed russia yasnopole designboom
elevations

 

 

 

designboom has received this project from our DIY submissions  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: hollie smith | designboom

  • nice building – would like to see how nature communicates with it in some years …

    Christine

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