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In Bup We Truss

I finally made it out to Governors Island for Burble Bup construction. Today was all about building walls by stacking wattles and trussing them together with aqua-colored ropes. Much to my surprise I think this thing might actually end up … Continue reading

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Wattle You Bring?

What a beautiful day to make architecture. It’s week number two of year number two for building the Figment NYC City of Dreams Pavilion. This year the Mexican/NYC firm Bittertang won the honor and hard work of design-build for the … Continue reading

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We Get a Treehouse at Figment 2011

My friend Ben is gearing up to do a great architecture project on Governors Island for Figment 2011 and needs your $$$ now, and probably your sweat later. Ben was smart and made his master’s thesis project for exhibition design … Continue reading

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Pavilion Disassembly… FREE

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR EVERYONE WHO SHOWS UP ***FREE*** TAKE HOME A MODULE FROM THE LIVING PAVILION Can you believe it’s been a whole summer since Figment!? The Living Pavilion needs to come down, it will be way quicker than putting it … Continue reading

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The Living Pavilion is Thriving

The Living Pavilion is visible from outer space on Google Maps satellite. The Living Pavilion is doing great. My colleagues from CASE and I had a delicious picnic in it on Friday. In some of the milk crates, the Liriope … Continue reading

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Living Pavilion Exhibition Opening

The Figment Living Pavilion is getting its own exhibition at the Center for Architecture. Please join us for the opening. Free event. Free beer. Yay! Monday, August 2nd, 6:30 – 8:30 pm The Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place event … Continue reading

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Living Pavilion Dispatch #6: Construction Completion

more pics here I am proud, joyful, and relieved to report that the Figment Living Pavilion stands complete a day ahead of schedule. On a drizzly Wednesday morning, after weeks of reported thunderstorms but gorgeous weather, screws were tightened and … Continue reading

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