Buzzing with Collaborations

The Pavilion invites you to process through a multi-sensory environment, and let intuition guide you through the immersive journey, with a little help from the bees.


Excerpt from article published by LOBBY Magazine, The Bartlett School of Architecture:

The UK Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo by BDP won Building of the Year at the Manchester Architect Awards. Designed around the journey of a bee, it has challenged what people assume to be a ‘building’ and celebrates collaborative practice between architects, artists and lighting designers. In this interview, Raphaé Memon speaks with the interdisciplinary BDP Manchester design team who worked with artist Wolfgang Buttress on the design and realisation of the Pavilion. The BDP Design Team is composed of Mark Braund (project director), Miguel Silva Romera (project architect), Mike Davenport (architectural technician), James Millington (landscape architect) and Rhiannon West (lighting designer)…

Photographs and drawings provided by Wolfgang Buttress & BDP.

Read the full illustrated article here.

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