Gallery: Shanghai’s Stunning Sun Valley Pavilion Boasts the World’s Lar...

 
The membrane roof is supported by six funnel-shaped frames made from steel and glass. The funnels act as solar siphons, directing natural light into the lower levels of the pavilion. The funicular support pillars also aid with natural air flow, circulating the breeze around the space.

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  1. Eric September 13, 2011 at 1:59 am

    This looks like it belongs in that crazy Tron movie. It must feel unnatural to stand underneath this thing.

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