New York-based architecture and design studio Hou de Sousa's rustic Sticks pavilion is now on display in Socrates Sculpture Park. The winning design of this year's Folly architecture competition, Sticks is a wooden pavilion constructed out of scrap materials found on-site at the popular Queens park.
Fitting in nicely with the sustainable mission of Socrates Sculpture Park, the Sticks structure is made out of standard dimension lumber as well as various scrap wood pieces that were found on-site. On the interior, the wooden slats serve as both storage and a display area.
According to the architects’ description, the load of the pavilion was evenly distributed by continuing the roof onto an existing shipping container. A pathway runs through the open-ended structure, again using the shipping container as a support wall.
The Sticks structure is open to the public, but will also be used as a hub for art students participating in Socrates Sculpture Park’s Education Studio program. The structure will be open until December 31.
Images via Hou de Sousa and The Architectural League of New York