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Highly commended: Devoid Sensation

S+ Architecture

The strong form is a playful response to the brief, dynamic in both character and user interaction – Daniel Kerr

Multiple configurations of the pavilions standing alongside an existing building.
Multiple configurations of the pavilions standing alongside an existing building.

One of the best presented entries, S+ Architecture’s Devoid Sensation House, is a modular pavilion. Following a theme demonstrated by many of the submissions, this is a flexible space that can not only be used for many different purposes as a family grows and contracts, but can also be erected in different locations. 

Potential placements and arrangements of the Devoid Sensation pavilion.
Potential placements and arrangements of the Devoid Sensation pavilion.

The additions are constructed from a kit of parts CNC’d from SterlingOSB, which could be mass manufactured. These structural OSB elements are assembled to create elegant C-shaped modules that are enclosed by glazing. 

nternal arrangement showing the furniture unpacked.
nternal arrangement showing the furniture unpacked.

Combining them can create pavilions of different lengths depending on the required use – in its smallest guise two units are connected to form a 22m² addition. 

Plan showing three modular units combined .
Plan showing three modular units combined .

Internally, moveable built-in furniture allows the space to be easily transformed into many arrangements according to the unit’s required function.


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