Cspace is the winning entry for the Architectural Association design competition by NEX Architecture. The competition was held to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the design and research lad. The winning structure is there to be seen at Bedford Square in London England.

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The structure takes the form of a smooth rounded shell when vied at a distance. Upon closer observations you can see the numerous flat concrete and steel elements that goes into the creating the single continuous curved form. As these elements are configured as if a rib structure, this gives the pavilion the ability to reconfigure its appearance, changing the experience users get within.

 Arch2o-[C]space DRL10 Pavilion-  NEX Architecture  (2)

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In total 16 iterations where made to reach a working solution. While doing so scaled models where built to accurately test the feasibility of the design.

By Shanaire Blythe

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