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Trylletromler: An Innovative, Accessible Pavilion in Copenhagen

Trylletromler: An Innovative, Accessible Pavilion in Copenhagen | green streets | Scoop.it

Trylletromler’ is the Danish word for the zoetrope, a 19th century device that activates an impression of movement within a still image. The Renaissance garden of Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen, forms the context for a new pavilion that is accessible to all public, innovative in its spatial expression and is challenging by its idiom.


FABRIC therefore introduced a new spatial concept by stretching the understanding of the ‘pavilion’ towards the most elementary architectural element in garden design: the fence.

The fence is made out of three thousand standard pieces of Nordic timber, which are joined using an irregular pattern of wedges. Based on these three principles an intriguing floor plan was designed using a composition of ten perfect circles..

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Architectural Reclamation: Creating a More Sustainable Built Environment

Architectural Reclamation: Creating a More Sustainable Built Environment | green streets | Scoop.it
Today's complex environmental problems require innovative solutions from all parties involved, with one increasingly popular strategy involving recycled and reused materials in architectural practice.

An increasingly popular strategy is to recycle and reuse materials in architectural practice. A variety of materials receive the reuse treatment: shipping containers are all the rage in both residential and commercial architecture, while reclaimed timber has seen increasing popularity in architecture as well as interior design. When architects utilise material reclamation in their buildings, it is a sign that there is an awareness that the built environment must respond adequately to the challenges of environmental degradation...


Read the complete article for more details, case studies and links regarding large-scale material reuse, reclamation projects and sustainable building strategies.

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