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Hedgehog Concert Pavilion Makes Traffic Cones Beautiful

Posted By Ariel Schwartz On October 19, 2009 @ 2:00 pm In Architecture | 2 Comments

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Traffic cones often signal some sort of disaster or messy construction zone, but NYC architecture firm EFGH [1] has managed to upcycle the orange cones into something beautiful with this 15×15′ Hedgehog [2] concert pavilion. The whole thing can be constructed in just six hours, and by using already-manufactured traffic cones the architecture firm saved considerable costs on materials [3].

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EFGH [1] was given a short amount of time to make a stage for a Virgin Mobile event intended to raise awareness about youth homelessness. The result: a festive pop-up pavilion [4] made from a steel frame studded with traffic cones. Check out the video below to see the pavilion being constructed.

+ EFGH [1]

Via Core77 [5]


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[1] EFGH: http://efgh-ny.com/

[2] Hedgehog: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/04/13/porcupine-building-cleared-for-construction-in-the-uk/

[3] materials: http://www.inhabitat.com/materials/

[4] pop-up pavilion: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/06/29/air-forest-inflatable-outdoor-pavilion/

[5] Core77: http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/hedgehog_a_concert_pavilion_made_from_traffic_cones_14931.asp

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