Bridgestone Pavilion

January 2012: The BOI Fair (Board of Investment Fair) aims to highlight Thailand’s rebuilding efforts after last year’s floods.  In addition to public events, activities and venues, over 40 companies and organizations have constructed pavilions to showcase their products and technologies.  Architectkidd developed the building design for the Bridgestone Pavilion. The Bridgestone Pavilion aims to […]

Polymer Building Skins

January 2012: During the development of the Bridgestone Pavilion, Architectkidd was able to study a variety of polymer materials. While not all materials made it to the final construction, we believe that taking an “iterative” process is beneficial.  By developing a “test & review” approach, results from mockups, models and prototypes led the project team […]

Digital + Manual Construction

January 2012: As a showcase for emerging technologies, Architectkidd had the opportunity to explore some new ideas in the Bridgestone Pavilion for the BOI Fair.  Instead of the typical building design process – starting with a horizontal, 2-dimensional floor plane, then extruding walls to create an rectilinear building form –  we were interested in attempting […]