atelier brückner:  gs caltex pavilion for the 2012 expo korea atelier brückner:  gs caltex pavilion for the 2012 expo korea
jun 10, 2012

atelier brückner: gs caltex pavilion for the 2012 expo korea

‘gs caltex pavilion’ by atelier brückner for the 2012 korea expo yeosu, south korea

atelier brückner, an architecture and exhibition design studio based in germany, designed the ‘gs caltex pavilion’ for the 2012 korea expo in yeosu, south korea. the structure, commissioned by korean oil company gs caltex, bears programmed blades as the main feature that mimic various weather/natural conditions, such as rain, waves, fire, lightning and wind. the blades light up by touch to represent each of the elements, such as a pulsating glow to simulate water ripples. the construction contains a centrally located mirrored star that can be entered by the public via the raised corners. philipp rahlenbeck was responsible for the programming of the blades outside and the media was orchestrated by tamschick media + space.

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original text by anna ulak

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