Knowledge Pavilion
Photo: Ricardo Gonçalves
Credit: P-06


Knowledge Pavilion

P-06 Perforate patterned wall for skin installation in Lisbon

Client: Ciência Viva
Partners: JLCG Arquitectos
Design director: Nuno Gusmão
Designers: Giuseppe Greco, Vera Sacchetti, Miguel Matos

Posted 19 November 2013

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Wayfinding and Environmental design project developed in partnership with the architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça, for the Pavilion of Knowledge (Centro de Ciência Viva), a Science Museum in Lisbon.

The intervention started with the environmental design project for the foyer. The intention, due to the versatility on the usage of this space, was to create a texture for a perforated wall with acoustic and lighting purposes. The theme, ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) is an analogy to museum intents of sharing information. By creating different pattern densities with bigger or smaller cuts, acoustic percentages and the openings in the window areas of the rear rooms were managed. LED white lighting between the wall and the SKIN was balanced with natural light.

P-06 Atelier is an international award-winning firm specializing in communication and environmental design on a wide range of scales. ?Based in Lisbon, Portugal, the studio was founded in 2006 by partners Nuno Gusmão, Estela Estanislau, Pedro Anjos and Catarina Carreira. It has since undertaken a variety of projects from complex, large scale wayfinding systems, museum and exhibition design, to communication and editorial design for the printed page, with a bold, striking style that has garnered a number of distinctions.

P-06 Atelier actively engages in collaborations with architects, urbanists, landscape designers and engineers, in a continuous, seamless workflow with complementing disciplines, enriching the firm’s scope of work and amplifying every intervention’s outcomes.

SKIN (Pavilhão do Conhecimento)
2008-2010 – Pavilhão do Conhecimento (Knowledge Pavilion), Lisboa, Portugal
Photo: Ricardo Gonçalves

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