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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Solar-Powered Recycled Pavilions in London by Jose Carlos Cruz

July 24th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Jose Carlos Cruz

Induce the use of recicled materials. Steel is the world most recycled material. New steel made with recycled material uses as little as 26 percent of the energy required to make steel from raw materials extracted from nature. The roof will be fitted with solar panels to store energy to use in the pavillion.

Trafalgar national

  • Architects: Jose Carlos Cruz
  • Project: Solar-Powered Recycled Pavilions
  • Location: London
  • Floor Plan: 256.44 SQMT
  • Software used: AUTOCAD and SKETCHUP

Trafalgar nelson

The olympic rings are transformed into a buiding to inform, to shop and to relax and have a drink.

Cafe inside

All the colours of the olympic flag. Blue, yellow, black, green, red, and white.

Cafe outside

If you want to go up and down in the square you will more than likelly pass through the pavillion.

Information area

Its placement is to make the circulalion flow throught and interact with the pavilion. The cuts in its shape are defined by the pedestrian main paths.

Storyboard 1

The reflections merge the pavillion into the surroundings. The shape is solid on the base and dematerializes into several rings as it goes up it allowing the icon to live for itself.

Storyboard 2

Information nowdays is interaction. You are invited to play with the information provided.

Storyboard 3

Reflection is interaction, it promotes the joyfullness of playing with reflections.

Storyboard 4

Storyboard 5


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Categories: Autocad, Pavilion, SketchUp

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