The Multi-functional Pavilion, resembling a honeycomb type wave is a design product from the “ Design and Making” architectural studio course taught by Mania Aghaei Meibodi and Hamia Aghaimeybodi.

Arch2o-The Muti-functional Pavilion  Mania Aghaei Meibodi & Hamia Aghaimeybodi (15)

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The structure utilizes a hexagonal pattern that is generated from multiple kinds of plates that interlock with one another to form a unified structure.

Arch2o-The Muti-functional Pavilion  Mania Aghaei Meibodi & Hamia Aghaimeybodi (22)

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Applications such as CNC-machine and a 3-D design program “Grasshopper” were used throughout the design process. The project also focused on the exploration of materiality by trying to find adequate materials that were than constantly adjusted as the project moved along.

Arch2o-The Muti-functional Pavilion  Mania Aghaei Meibodi & Hamia Aghaimeybodi (20)

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Once the generic information was available after intensive researching, the unique structure smoothly fit together to form a kind of rippling effect throughout a specific space.

Arch2o-The Muti-functional Pavilion  Mania Aghaei Meibodi & Hamia Aghaimeybodi (23)

Aghaimeybodi

The studio professors were thankful for the amount of work that had been generated throughout the course along with the phenomenal efforts from students as well as facilities, colleagues, and researchers that help aide the production.

By Amal Dirie

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