“Lowe’s Pavilion is Transparent Metallic-Skinned Art Shelter at North Carolina’s Museum of Art”


By Bridgette Meinhold

Lowe’s Pavilion is both a sculpture and a work of architecture that serves as an outdoor classroom at the North Carolina Museum of Art. Located on the edge of the property at the end of a wooden boardwalk, the ‘art as shelter’ pavilion sits within an open field and takes in the landscape while also working to blend in with it. The project was designed and built by Raleigh-based Tonic Design, who clad the recycled steel structure in a metallic “skin” that lets light and air pass through. READ MORE…


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