Unique Design Structure From DIY Reykjavik Pavillion
Designed by Arnaldur Scram and Simon Stigsby of New York based design firm Shift in collaboration with Angelica Biddle and Dr. Sigurður Gunnarsson, DIY Reykjavik Pavillion that located in front of the Nordic House in Reykjavik and coincides with the 2009 Reykjavik Design Days and 2009 Reykjavik Art Festival was a temporary installation with non profit design experiment initiated.
DIY Reykjavik Pavillion structure consists of one thousand aluminum triangle. Every single piece different in size, shape, fold, and configuration.
It was designed and processed through a variety of 3D software, laser-cut then folded and riveted by hand.
The aluminium materials choosen since its an unique structural challenges, not only abundance and recyclability, but also for its potential to generate debate about the current and future use of the material.
The installation is about this political controversy, and about rethinking both a new economy and a new technology.