The structure is located in the public plaza in front of the Design Museum Holon in Israel. It is meant to provide a space for performances, outdoor dance classes, reading a book or simply enjoying some shade, while welcoming museum visitors.
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The main concept is to create a dynamic and responsive boundary between sun and shade. Thousands of lightweight balls-the seeds-are made from recycled plastic water bottles. Around 30,000 balls move around across the fabric mesh ceiling, manifesting wind current wind intensity.
The structure also references Israel’s agricultural landscapes dominated by greenhouses. Similar to their structural configuration, the pavilion re-appropriates this typology and turns it into a cultural space.
Photos by Aviad Bar Ness