Project: London Olympics Information Pavilion
Designed by Jose Carlos Cruz, Ines Guedes, Miguel Santos, Antonio Cruz
Location: London, United Kingdom
The winning proposal for London Olympics Pavilion designed in joined effort of Jose Carlos Cruz, Ines Guedes, Miguel Santos and Antonio Cruz. for more images and official description continue after the jump:
From the Architects:
Pavilion The Olympics Rings transformed into a building to inform, shop and relax and have drink.
Colours All the colours of the olimpic flag. Blue, yellow, black, green, red and white.
Location If you want to go up and down in the square you will more than likelly pass trough the pavilion.
Circulation Its placement is to make the circulation flow throught and interact with pavilion. The cuts in its shape are defined by the pedestrian main paths.
Merging the reflections merge the pavilion into the surroundings. The shape is solid on the base and dematerializes into a several rings as it goes up it allowing the icon to live for itself.
Interaction Information nowdays is interaction. You are invited to play with the information provided.
Joy reflection is interaction, it promotes the joyfullness of playing with raflections.
Sustainability 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 row materials extracted from nature. The roof will be fitted with solar panels to store energy to use in the pavilion.