10/06/2011

O-STRIP Pavilion by Tongji University Team

Tongji University's Fabrication workshop unveiled one of its projects, O-STRIP Pavilion.
O-STRIP Pavilion © Tongji University Team

This parametric structure, initially based on a Moebius strip, creates a performative affect thanks to the use of computational technology.
O-STRIP Pavilion © Tongji University Team
O-STRIP Pavilion © Tongji University Team

The focus was on the the fabrication and materials techniques as the diagram below shows.

O-STRIP Pavilion — Fabrication Diagram © Tongji University Team

While its limited budget, this leads to an elegant, very impressive and flexible strip-style pavilion made up of an assembly of 484 unique pieces.
O-STRIP Pavilion — Construction Process 01 © Tongji University Team
O-STRIP Pavilion — Construction Process 02 © Tongji University Team
O-STRIP Pavilion © Tongji University Team


Building Facts
Project: O-STRIP Pavilion
Architects: Tongji University Team
Design Team: Shuang Gao (Project Principal), Jing Shao, Shengkan Zhang, Chunwei Zhang, Bin Yu
Location: Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Advisor: Philip Yuan
Photographs: ChunYu Hu, Philipp Gegner, Sai Luo, XueJun Xiong

Source: Archdaily


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