Gallery: Beautiful German Pavillion Made From 1300 Shipping Pallets

 
Back in 2005, Matthias Loebermann built a beautiful temporary pavilion out of reclaimed shipping pallets for the Nordic Alpine Skiing World Championship in Oberstdorf, Germany. Shipping pallets are found all over the world and make for a sturdy low-cost building material, which accounts for the remarkable rise of "Palletecture" projects as of late. Loebermann designed and built this pavilion out of 1300 shipping pallets and held them together using tie rods and pull straps. At night the interior was lit with a lamp and glare reflectors that brilliantly shone out through the gaps of the pallets.

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