Architect Ron Arad designed this lovely indoor/outdoor shelter, called the Armadillo Tea Pavilion
. The shells are made from the likes of oiled plywood or PVDF-coated timber composite. The hardware is brass and bronze.
The Armadillo Tea Canopy is designed as an independent shell structure, for use indoors and outdoors, and provides an intimate enclosure, shelter or place of reflection within a garden, landscape, or large internal space. In its basic configuration, the Pavilion comprises 5 moulded shells, each made of repeatable, modular components which are mechanically-fixed together with exposed fixings and stiffening brackets. The modularity of components provides freedom to configure the tea canopy to suit a number of arrangements, which can be expanded when using additional shells.
A limited number of Armadillo Tea Pavilions are available from Revolution Precrafted.
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