by Frank Wijnen

Pallet Veil Pavilion

During the master program architecture at the University of Eindhoven – Netherlands – I participated in a couple of projects. One of these projects contained an assignment to design and built my little temple. Because of my fascination for wood and because of the tight budget I decided to make used pallets my primary building material and its origin, trees, as my main source of inspiration.

The function I gave to my temple is similar to the effect a veil has. As if you were sitting down, on the ground, with your back against a tree, resting from your walk through the park and gazing across the grass and nobody notices you.

The result is that of a pallet pavilion that clearly shows the primary building material on the outside. The origin of the pallets, the trees and the calm association I have with them is seen and felt on the inside.

The design process, some scale models and a couple of photos can be found here:

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Pallet Veil Pavilion Pallet Sheds, Cabins, Huts & Playhouses

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