Designers Tomás Amat and Pablo Belda of Tomás Amat Studio created the Cicada Pavilion, which pulled inspiration from the idea of insect morphology. The organic structure features a massive wavy dome of fluidly woven timber to represent the insect's tail. This portion leads into the body and then the head. Each section uses a new material to ensure distinct differentiation.
The 25-meter pavilion is a cultural space that features a kiosk-bar and restaurant. The structure makes use of the head and the body as storage and kitchen spaces. The body is made with colored metal bracing to add a playful twist to the overall facility. The Cicada Pavilion can be used year-round and is lit up during the dark nights.
The insect morphology pavilion is located within the gardens of a former tobacco factory in Spain.
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