‘An experiment of archetype’: LIN Architecture’s experimental wood design is all about interiority

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A groundbreaking new exploration of the physical elements of interiority comes to us in the form of an all-black wood pavilion by LIN Architecture in China’s Jiangsu Province.

Labeled as a “space experiment” and located near the river on Jiangxin Island in Zhenjiang, the design forgoes functional elements to instead focus on a triad of ergonomics, proxemics, and behaviorology. 

'An experiment of archetype': LIN Architecture’s experimental wood design is all about interiority

Light seeps in through the crevices, and the sea breeze blows in through them. Photo: LIU Songkai.

“The scale of human behavior is one of the concerns of this project. Research on the behavior of different people is a very good design resource for architects. By observing and understanding the behavior of people, designers can discover all kinds of possibilities of space,” its creators said, adding that “breeze, sunshine, the sound of waves, drizzle, sweet osmanthus fragrance, affecting feelings, perceptions, touch, hearing, [and] visual elements” were the true materials of their design.

'An experiment of archetype': LIN Architecture’s experimental wood design is all about interiority
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