Latvian studioDidzis Jaunzems Arhitektūra recently completed construction of the Nature Concert Hall, a striking angular pavilion for outdoor cultural events. Located within the grounds of Gauja National Park, the shelter can accommodate different activities under its unique lightweight roof. Built from a steel structure that rests gently on the ground, it’s wrapped in vertical fabric louvers that play with the wind and light.

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The Nature Concert Hall is surrounded by a luscious biotope meadow atВ Gauja National Park in Latvia.В It is designed to shelter multimedia and nature-related educational events on science, dramaturgy, music and art.В Resting on four points on a platform, it canopy design causes minimal impact on the ground.

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The steel structure’s heightened parts can be used as screens for video or projections.В Its white facades are made up of vertical fabric strips calledВ louvresВ that can be rotated. This creates different visual effects while they move with the wind andВ filter the light.

Its modular design allows the pavilion to shelter both big and small events; it can even fit a wholeВ symphonic chamber orchestra of 20 people and their instruments.

+ Didzis Jaunzems ArhitektЕ«ra

Via Design Milk

Photos by Ernests Sveisbergs