By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


McGill students create twisted lattice pavilion

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] ContemPLAY pavilion at McGill University’s campus in Montreal has opened to the public

Submitted for this year’s Small Proejcts Award, the steel and timber structure, a ‘demonstration of advanced construction techniques, digital processes and theoretical approaches to architecture’, is the final year project of students at McGill School of Architecture on the Directed Research Studio M.Arch.

The publicly accessible pavilion is constructed from 140 planar plywood ribs connected to a steel space frame, which is clad with 302 plywood strips that are arranged in a moiré pattern.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Related Jobs

Sign in to see the latest jobs relevant to you!

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters