The project is an Origami inspired pavilion folded out of rigid aluminium boards. It is fully self supporting and does not require a sub structure. The design is parametric and uses various optimization algorithms.
@next_top_architects | 2007 The Austria Center Wave Glulam wooden truss 25 meters width 17 meters height and 32 meters length Large curved wooden beams form a diamond-shaped support structure which tapers towards the top forming a canopy. Architecture DI Christian Knechtl photo by @spathumpa | #next_top_architects #nextarch