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The Flower Pavillion 'Earth laughs in flowers.' - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Hannah Barnsley Jasneil Panesar Eric Wong Helen Yuan Parley Yin


The Site


The Site


Strong focus on flowers within the site


Precedents Studies


Metropol Parasol Seville City Square Hides the interior space Recreational walkway


Markus Heinsdorff Pavillions Design and technical possibilities of bamboo in Asia Simple basic form derived from sophisticated structure Support structures Translucent membranes Atmospherically luminous environments


Concepts


Deployable Roof Structure? To create a variable atmosphere Control ventilation


The roof can collect rainwater through the central mast and be recycled/distributed for watering flowers.


The Design


Early process work

Regularity V Irregularity ‘‘The form will represent nature, it will not be literal’


Private

Toilets/Services

Public

Small Gallery

Bookshop/Cafe

Large Gallery


Area

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4 Pavillions Large Gallery Bookshop/cafe Small Galery Toilets/services

The pavillions will minimise overshadowing


Site Map


Entrances


Views Air circulation/ Ventilation Light Air Circulation Light

Views

Summer use: Chimney effect Hot air rises

Winter use: Ventilation decreased Heat retained Hot air

Cold air

Roof up

Roof down


Variable Roof Structure


Roof Plan


Certain panels will be flexible And able to open up to create focused views Create a space adaptable to external conditions


Petals can be opened or closed

Closed petal

Open petal


Detail of deployable panels


Detail of panel-floor connection


Opportinity for 360 degree views

Existing Chinese pavillion

Art Gallery

Views

Flower garden

Panels adjusted according to site


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Section AA


Elevation looking west (from east)

Elevation looking north (from south)


Model


Lighting Analysis Large Gallery


Daylight Factor   All  panels  closed   Average  Value    2.33%  


Daylight Factor   With  2  panels  at  10  ⁰  Incline   Average  Value    4.76%  


Daylight Factor   With  3  panels  at  15  ⁰  Incline   Average  Value    4.95%  


Internally Reflected Light With 3 panels at 15 â ° Incline Average Value of 1.83%


Spring Equinox    -­‐  21st  March,  11:30  

Autumn Equinox    -­‐  21st  September  ,  11:30  

Summer Sols?ce    -­‐  21st  June  ,  11:30  

Winter Sols?ce  –  21st  December  ,  11:30  


Construction and Materiality


Exploded Construction Roof constuction Central mast Tensile cords Membrane/canvas

Petals Wooden boards

Glazing Low E glass

Frame structure Hollow steel


Pavillions during the day


Pavillions at night


Bookshop/Cafe interior


Large Gallery interior


Small Gallery Interior Shown as an open space


Qas

Flower Pavillion  

A portfolio of the short project i did whilst on exchange in Tianjin, China.