200 concept models form a pink canopy in harvard GSD’s UNBUILT pavilion for design miami/
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situated at the entrance of design miami/, the UNBUILT pavilion stands as a welcoming beacon for visitors arriving into this year’s fair. conceived by a team of five architecture students — joanne cheung, jenny shen, steven meyer, doug harsevoort, and yiliu shen-burke from harvard GSD — the competition winning proposal was selected earlier this year ahead of 31 other teams. the structure is defined by its metal frame, with a series of 200 unique models seamlessly integrated into the design. the pink color providing a vibrant contrast against the blue miami sky.

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the UNBUILT pavilion sits at the entrance of the design miami/ fair
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the canopy of pink foam models are in fact composed of unused concepts submitted by students and alumni across the school’s built environment disciplines; from landscape architecture to urban planning. from afar, the pavilion visualizes as a scattered constellation and on approach, the detail of each model is emerges as visitors are consciously invited to look up and walk underneath. the project has inherently captured the meticulous, behind-the-scenes stages of the developmental process that every design student experiences, bringing to life the unseen, and celebrating it as a dynamic public installation.

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using an app, information will be made available about each project submitted by their designers
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the pavilion is design miami/’s first to be led and developed by a student team
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set on a steel frame, there are 200 models milled from pink foam
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the pavilion illustrates the manifestations of the student’s emerging skills, research, and design imagination
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the installation celebrates unused concepts from the school’s students
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students from architecture, landscape architecture, urban design submitted digital copies of their concepts
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the steel frame supports the canopy of foam models
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the pink vibrantly contrasts against the sky
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the design team: jenny shen, doug harsevoort, joanne cheung, yiliu shen-burke, steven meyer
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