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Inhabitable Tetrahedron

The Tetrahedron geometry was chosen to act in contrast to the form of the mound (which local archaeologists speculate may contain an ancient burial chamber) and, as the simplest Platonic solid, to provide a minimal inhabitable enclosure within its translucent membrane. The frame is of Douglas Fir timber sourced from the surrounding woodland, and although appearing as heavy solid beams is actually hollow and contains tensioning cables and the fixings for the membranes.

Technical Details

Project Credits

Students: Zachary Mollica, Yang Yung-Chen

Teaching Team: Toby Burgess, Martin Self , Charley Brentnall