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Awesome Fun-House Mirrored Pavilion Replaces Sad Graffiti-Covered Structure in Copenhagen

Posted By Tafline Laylin On January 13, 2012 @ 6:16 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,Green renovation | No Comments


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The Mirror House is a minimalist structure [6] clad in heat-treated wood and shutters that promote natural ventilation [7]. At night the shutters are closed. At both of the gabled ends of the 140 square meter pavilion and inside, behind the doors, are funhouse mirrors [8] made of polished stainless steel that not only create exciting distorted images that keep kids occupied for hours, they also reflect the surrounding, tranquil park.

Whereas previously the graffiti-covered structure may have made the playground a foreboding place to spend time, this new project brings a whole new reflective dimension to the park – completely respecting the site in which it was placed. We’ve seen some cool pavilions before, but this flexible space for kindergarden kids is one of our new favorites.

+ MLRP Architects [3]

Via Architizer [9]


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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/awesome-fun-house-mirrored-pavilion-replaces-sad-graffiti-covered-structure-in-copenhagen/mirror-house-mlrp-6/?extend=1

[3] MLRP Architects: http://www.mlrp.dk/?page_id=575

[4] graffiti: http://inhabitat.com/diy-how-to-make-your-very-own-moss-graffiti/

[5] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/01/mirror-house-MLRP-6.jpg

[6] minimalist structure: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimalism

[7] promote natural ventilation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_ventilation

[8] funhouse mirrors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funhouse

[9] Architizer: http://www.architizer.com/en_us/projects/view/mirror-house/34282/

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