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INSTANT NOODLE PAVILION

 

INSTANT NOODLE PAVILION

 
 
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The pavilion is made out of foam noodles that are built in hexagonal modules. The rood and base are constructed in two halves and assembled together once both are completed.

 
 
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Instant Noodle Pavilion draws its inspiration and form from the simple imagery of the summer’s most popular pass times—reading under a tree. One of the competition parameter was to consider materials due to the limited transportation that is provided to the island itself and so the pavilion uses foam noodles: a light-weight material that is widely present during the summer season. It is a movable temporary public library that can be quickly set up in various locations throughout New York City.


Site: New York, New York (Governor’s Island)

Program: Public Pavilion

Size: 500 Square Feet

Year: 2012

Status: Open Competition