AA Design + Make Masters study at the Architectural Association Hooke Park

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.
Students: Zachary Mollica, Yang Yung-Chen