Gallery: Burton Street Peace Garden’s Learning Pavilion Was Built From ...

This interactive learning pavilion made from discarded objects found on-site was built during a 10 week design-build course this last summer in Asheville, North Carolina. Students from three regional universities (North Carolina State, Appalachian State and Virginia Tech) worked in conjunction with the Asheville Design Center to build the pavilion for the Peace Gardens. The pavilion utilizes solar passive design and rainwater harvesting, and it is currently used by the community for education programs and workshops. Giant Texaco signs, ironing boards, windows, screens and other found objects decorate the artistic and functional shed, which cost less than $4,000 to build.

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