Gallery: Edge Condition Scrap Wood Pavilion Is A Dizzying Jenga-Like Sc...

Jenga is a simple yet intense game that involves removing wooden pieces from a structure without toppling it. A young Michigan architecture firm, Synecdoche, is trying to do just the opposite - create a large stacked pavilion from wood scraps and keep it completely stable. The Edge Condition Pavilion that resulted is vertical structure of stacked wood edges to create a space of scattered light through the stratified layers. Using only scrap wood edges from a hardwood mill, Synecdoche recently built the stable 20 foot tower for the 10up Competition in Atlanta, which was assembled just like you start the Jenga game and all of the scraps used will be recycled after the structure is dismantled.

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