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Azure Awards of Merit Landscape Temp 04
Azure Awards of Merit Landscape Temp 05

How do you create an urban folly that stands out on a chaotic street-scape? Nader Tehrani responded to Kwangju’s call for such an installation by constructing this dramatic temporary pavilion inspired by the neighbourhood’s messy energy. Propped on five funnel-like legs, the thick framework of steel rods is seemingly arranged at random but is in fact a precise geometric cloud, with openings to accommodate two existing trees.

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2021
Award of MeritTemporary and Experiential Installations
Award of MeritSocial Good
Location
Bogotá, Colombia
Firms
Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos (Colombia), TALLER Architects (Colombia) and Colab-19 (Colombia)
2020
Award of MeritTemporary and Experiential Installations
Location
Groningen, Netherlands
Firm
Studio Roosegaarde (Netherlands)
2018
WinnerTemporary and Experiential Installations
Location
Xiamen, China
Firm
DevolutioN, Xiamen, China