Architect

Xiang LU

Year of Completion

2010

Material of interest

Innovative

Material Used

Wheat Straw

Material Properties

The first impression of this building would be seven golden wheat buttresses. And the actural material of this building is wheat straws. Known as agricultural discards, 95% of wheat straws and 5% environmental friendly adhesive made this unique material. And instead of burning these wheat straws and producing more CO2, it is more sustainable to make them into building materials.

Application

Exterior Facade

Keywords

Shanghai, pavillion, innovative

Location

Shanghai, China

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Disciplines

Architecture

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