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Golden Glory is a Gilded Temporary Art Pavilion in Germany

Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 23, 2012 @ 11:00 am In Architecture,Art,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Urban design | No Comments

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Showcasing golden works from the bicycle capital [1] of Germany’s late medieval era, the exhibition space at Münster Domplatz (cathedral square) was cramped and easy to miss, so the small pavilion acts as a spillover. Also important to the overall goal for the exhibition was a demonstration of how gold artifacts are made, which combined with an information point is the principal function of the temporary star-shaped pavilion. [2]

Of course, we couldn’t promote a structure covered in real gold as a green project, but not to worry: the material for the golden facade comes from KME in Osnabrück [3] and is composed of copper alloy that is durable, long-lasting and easily re-used for future projects. We love temporary urban structures, and nobody makes them quite like this young German firm [4].

+ Modulorbeat [4]

Via Architizer [5]

images via Christian Richters

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[1] bicycle capital: http://inhabitat.com/index.php?s=bicycle

[2] temporary star-shaped pavilion.: http://inhabitat.com/tag/temporary-pavilion/

[3] KME in Osnabrück: http://www.kme.com/en/roofing

[4] like this young German firm: http://www.modulorbeat.de/

[5] Architizer: http://www.architizer.com/en_us/projects/view/golden-glory/39646/

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