Gallery: Burble Bup: A Playful Green Pavilion for Governor’s Island Des...

What do you get when you combine giant pink doughnuts, soil filled tubes, and New York City’s favorite arts festival? Burble Bup, an eco-friendly pavilion that will host performances all summer long on Governor’s Island as part of FIGMENT, the park’s annual summer festival. Created by sustainable design firm Bittertang, Burble Bup can only be described as playful. With a roof made from iridescent inflatable tubes and a landscaped base of soil-filled fabric, every element in Burble Bup was chosen for its ability to enhance our surroundings after being used in the structure. At the end of the summer, every piece will be recycled or reused.

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