perched on top of an existing dwelling, the project sculpts the interior space within by dramatically folding and bending inwards, transforming the roofline from traditional to modern as it moves from the street to the rear garden. read more
zaha hadid’s mobile art pavilion has found its permanent home outside of the institute du monde arabe in paris after a world tour – inclusive of new york, tokyo and hong kong – that began in 2008. conceived through a system of natural organization, the structure is shaped by both functional and conceptual considerations.
a rhythmic formation of stacked volumes compose the overall structure, resulting in a sculptural building that evokes a strong sense of movement.
reminiscent of the way objects are presented in galleries around the world, the series features three hand-crafted vessels that are displayed as if they were of social and historical importance.