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By Lorenzo Ceccon, Martina Jacobi (Italy, Brazil) "The "Phoenix" is an adaptable, parametric, self-supporting wooden element, designed to be an iconic multi-use pavilion for the street crossings of Black Rock City. As the mythological bird, the pavilion regenerates itself in every new location adapting to its constraints and user needs, burning to ashes in the end of the festival. The design process starts by the placing of the structures anchor points on the desired site, represented by simple lines and points. The structures overall shape is then computer generated, based on the position and correlation of this elements, defined user constrains, as height and scale, and a ..." (more)


By Elias (Lebanon) "One’s singularity is stimulated through his unique expressions. Burning Man is a city symbolizing all sorts of disconnection and de-materialization through a physical and ex-temporal space. Fractal geometry fragments the pentagonal plan, rendering it a complete detachment of what a city could look like whilst always obeying to a radical grid for easy accessing. The fractal system eats from the outer and the inner boundary of the pentagon, thus creating different spaces where one or groups could manage to ephemerally inhabit. The final shape obtained will be traced through vertical columns, serving as structural pillars for potential installations and tents. ..." (more)