Gallery: “A Thousand Traps to Escape” is a Temporary Pavilion Made of S...

 
When 13 architecture, art, and design students from Laval University in Canada decided to build "A Thousand Traps to Escape" using local materials, the ubiquitous lobster cages in the area made of wood and fishnet instantly sprung to mind. Not only are there loads of these traps lying around given the importance of the lobster industry in Northeast Canada, but they also stack really well. In just five days the students erected a P-shaped pavilion that now serves as an awesome communal gathering space.

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  1. GimmeADream February 19, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    I’ve been wondering where on the islands this ‘pavilion’ was set up. It looks like South Beach but I’m not sure.
    It must have been great fun to do. Was it all dismantled at the end of summer?

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