Title of competition:
The Merck Crystal Pavilion
Design a pavilion for the ‘the innovation area of glass technology live 2018’ section at Glass Tech 2018, Dusseldorf, which exploits developments in dynamic glass manufacture and liquid crystal technology for both exterior and interior purposes.
Assume the pavilion will occupy (not necessarily fill) 6m square.
Dusseldorf Exhibition Centre (Internal).
Assume the pavilion will be demountable, capable of being packed into a 13m-long open-top container for shipment and re-assembly at other worldwide events.
Maximum height 6rm
Glass should be the major material used.
Display design should make use of liquid crystal technology. Other features may be added as you wish.
The distinction between exterior and interior can be as fluid or separate as you wish.
Strategies for energy generation through photo-voltaics (assuming external use) should be considered. At least 10 per cent surface area should be pvs
All forms of heat transfer ( eg shading, cooling, glare); and cleaning.