Gallery: ROPE Pavilion by KNE Studio Is An Elegant Woven Warming Shelte...

A naturally frozen skating trail on the Assiniboine River in Winnipeg, Canada needed a shelter from frigid temperatures, which prompted New York-based KNE studio to create this ROPE Pavilion. The pavilion is the winning entry in the 2012 Warming Huts: an Art and Architecture Competition, a contest which calls for creative redesigns of the warming huts which are placed every kilometer along the Assiniboine River trail for skaters to take refuge from the blistering chill. The contest has produced structures designed by such world-renowned architects as Frank Gehry, Patricia Patkau and Antoine Predock.

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