Site: Winnipeg, Canada
Program: Pavilion / Warming Huts Competition
Size: 100 sf
Status: Competition Proposal
Team: Shawn M. Lutz
Half-Timber has been a construction method used for stability and thermal performance in many parts of the world over centuries. Half-Timber is a graphical flatness upon the exterior of buildings. The timber results from servicing the structural integrity of the building while setting the bounds for infill thermal insulation of the remaining building envelope. Based on local materials, this construction method generates a high contrast condition as a graphic pattern.
This project focuses on the exploration of the Tudor structural traditional graphic wood frame construction, paint, and shrink wrap polyethylene is typically used for primary preservation by the shelter of rooms, and equipment of all scales.
_ Sol LeWitt, Incomplete Open Cubes, 1974
_ Improved Pointless Light Blue, Jan Maarten Voskuil, 2014