expandable surface pavilion by pablo zamorano, nacho marti + jacob bek
expandable surface pavilion by pablo zamorano, nacho marti + jacob bek expandable surface pavilion by pablo zamorano, nacho marti + jacob bek
nov 19, 2011

expandable surface pavilion by pablo zamorano, nacho marti + jacob bek

‘expandable surface pavilion’ by pablo zamorano, nacho martí, and jacob bek

london-based architect pablo zamorano and interior designer nacho martí, in collaboration with new york-based designer jacob bek, have designed the ‘expandable surface pavilion’, a meeting room installed for the SPOGA furniture design exhibition in cologne, germany. the structure involves a zero-waste construction method that can be scaled to the needs of various spaces without the need for any additional framework or support structure.

the geometric piece is an actualization of the ongoing research into ‘expandable surface systems’ conducted with the program of study in emergent technologies and design at the architectural association. cut panels are locked together via fasteners, providing a modular way to customize the pavilion with its installation.

time lapse video of the construction of the pavilion

interior view of the structure

side view of the ‘expandable surface pavilion’

detailed view of flexible pannels

conceptual drawings for panel fabrication and installation

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

  • Looks like a DRL project from years earlier.

    AA says:

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