This wooden structure is located on Lake Rotsee, Switzerland to observe rowing contest. OSB and plywood are waterproofed and used as finishing for exterior and interior showing honesty in terms of materiality use.
The structure is designed to harmoniously
blend with the landscape, and a series of shutters are used to control the view
of the race. When all the shutters are closed, the architecture becomes a
windowless wooden object on the water.
Tough, inexpensive materials are used, the overall
architecture is well designed and each nail’s location are designed where to be
The wooden structure is supported by a concrete platform, which is anchored into the shoreline with pinewood to respect surroundings environmental conditions.
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