Enviroment

A geometrical pavilion with an inverted dwelling backyard holds its place on a public sq. in Annecy, France

Almost 10 years in the past, New York-based Behin Ha Design Studio erected an unimaginable green-walled dwelling pavilion constituted of recycled milk crates within the coronary heart of Governors Island. Now, beginner plant designers are again, unveiling a lovely inverted backyard pavilion on a public sq. in Annecy, France.

Positioned in Notre Dame Sq. in Annecy's previous city heart, the 330-square-foot Dwelling Pavilion is a modular system of dairy cow bins. Assembled in a three-sided geometric form, the bins of recycled milk function a body for the inverted backyard.

The outside type of the Dwelling Pavilion, with its hipped roof and gable, was to pay tribute to the historic buildings of Annecy. With three enormous openings, guests are invited to enter the pavilion to benefit from the lush and hanging backyard planted on the inside partitions.

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The geometric design offers the construction the potential to turn into a public or personal shelter open to the outside whereas being shielded from aggression. The crates that make up the construction have been strategically planted with drought-resistant Liriope, which resist virtually any kind of local weather and may naturally calm down inside.

Like the unique set up at Governors Island in 2010, the most recent model of the Dwelling Pavilion makes use of a number of crates of milk to create a planting system for the backyard. Drought-tolerant crops are initially grown in crates in an upright place. As soon as the vegetation has developed, the planted crates are then put in the other way up to type partitions. On the finish of the Annecy facility, the crates will be eliminated and grown in one other surroundings.

In keeping with the designers, the modular system creates an entire life cycle for the construction. The design ensures that the pavilion will be simply dismantled and reassembled in one other location whereas defending the crops throughout the transition, thus enabling the regeneration of the identical pavilion 12 months after 12 months.

+ Behin Ha Design Studio

Images by Aurélien Vivier and Behin Ha by way of the Behin Ha design studio

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