The school of fish moves in different directions on both sides. The fish design is also incorporated in the two concrete square columns in the rear of the building.
Greenland has quite a few delightful features. One of the most prominent of them is the ice plateau that is in the center of the island. This plateau causes one of the worlds most beautiful phenomenons, the aurora borealis. To give visitors to the pavilion of what this is like, I designed the roof to mimic they wavy shape they (aurora borealis) take on. The ice plateau also gave me the idea to use frosted glass for the doors. Since Greenlanders love to carve, I carved diamond shapes in to the glass on the doors and I have strategically placed glass diamonds on the building to continue the theme.
The design process: Programming, Design and Construction
I thought about many designs for this project. I really wanted to do a modernized igloo. The igloo was to have four entrances, a hole in the middle and three levels. I thought it would have been a good idea, but I was told it was too static. The design I ended up with ended up being a cross between static and dynamic. My reason for wanting to represent Greenland with an igloo is that that is t