Gallery: Architem’s Trois-Rivières Amphitheater Has a Facade That Rippl...

This Trois-Rivières Amphitheater Competition proposal by Architem takes its inspiration from the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Constructed from multiple layers of perforated metal, the 3-D façade literally looks like ripples ambling over a a
 

This Trois-Rivières Amphitheater Competition proposal by Architem takes its inspiration from the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada. Constructed from multiple layers of perforated metal, the 3-D façade literally looks like ripples ambling over a calm river. The origami-inspired double skin prevents excess solar gain and allows daylight to flood the theater when not in use, creating a waving effect that has all kinds of practical, sustainable applications.

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