The Zaha Hadid Pavillion In Chicago Looks Like a Giant Egg

By: Christina Butty - Published: Aug 25, 2009   Updated: Jul 26 2011 • References: designboom & hypebeast
Zaha Hadid Architects opened their most recent pavilion in Millennium Park, Chicago as a part of the Burnham Plan centennial celebrations.

The Zaha Hadid pavilion was created using a curved aluminum frame, and a tightly wrapped fabric skin. Overall, it kind of looks like a giant larvae or seashell depending on your perspective, but that’s the fun of temporary architecture.

This Zaha Hadid Pavilion was created to accommodate a Thomas Grey video installation.

Implications - Personally, I'm having trouble tearing my eyes away from the thing. In addition to looking like a gross, colorful seashell or a giant larvae, it could also pass for an egg. The versatility of the Zeha Hadid Pavillion makes the Thomas Grey video installation that much more special. Cheers to that. Stats for Larvae Buildings Trending: Older & Chilly
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