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IOW Community Pod

The brief, developed by the Isle of Wight Council and the Arts Council, was for a temporary, transportable pod, for use by community groups in areas where regeneration was taking place.

The developed model is a cocoon-like structure that is accessed via a slow winding ramp, taking the visitor into it’s centre. The ramp continues winding up to another smaller jewel-like pod hovering above the floor below. Natural light streams in through a large oculus above.

The proposal looked at using lightwight plywood or paper mache panels that can be recycled afterwards.