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KREOD Pavilion

Structural Designer: Ramboll


London, United Kingdom

Client Name

Pavilion Architecture


Pavilion Architecture

Principal Contractors

Pavilion Architecture

Other Sub Contractors

Kebony Timber; Evolute

The KREOD Pavilion represents a new approach to the difficult problem of creating a functional, demountable enclosure in an attractive, interesting and sustainable way. The external structure is of hexagonally-arranged timber members and is analysed, designed and manufactured by taking full advantage of state of the art 3D modelling. The points of incidence of the connection nodes have been cunningly separated to minimise local stresses, and to enable the skew-cutting and practical assembly of different elements without the need for additional bracketry – achieving a gracefully curved overall geometry.

Judges’ comment:

Once in a while developing new techniques and processes, coupled with imaginative and perceptive engineering skills, allow the realisation of a design that previously would not have been feasible or financially viable. Though temporary by nature, the KREOD Pavilion is a seminal structure, demonstrating the possibilities of the exo-skeletal approach to permanent habitable buildings of the future.

The Structural Awards 2013 Winners

We are delighted to announce the The Structural Awards 2013 Winners. There are 12 Category winners, with 6 Commendations, plus the coveted Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence.

To take a look at the categories and find out more information about each of the projects, go to the Winners Page.

Thanks to our Sponsors

The Structural Awards 2013 were held at The Brewery, London, on Friday 15 November. The evening was a great success, drawing nearly 400 of the industry's most innovative engineers and companies.

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