Magna Pavilion

An ETFE inflatable airship, supported within a cable net which hangs off the existing structure of the former Templeborough Steelworks. The pavilion is a 50 foot long ‘zeppelin’ suspended 100 foot overhead.

Architect: Wilkinson Eyre, Client: Magna Science Adventure Centre, Completed: 2001

Awards: RIBA stirling prize 2001,  Civic Trust Commendations 2002, Design Weeks Awards – Leisure Environments Winner 2002, Structural Steel Design Award, Commendation 2002,  FX/Blueprint Architecture Awards, Best Public Building – Refurbishment 2001

 
 Courtesy of Wilkinson Eyre

Courtesy of Wilkinson Eyre

 
 Courtesy of Wilkinson Eyre

Courtesy of Wilkinson Eyre