Empty Pavilion Draws Blogosphere Buzz

Empty Pavilion Draws Blogosphere Buzz 

In a follow-up to a previous news post, “Empty Pavilion”, a Research Through Making Project by McLain Clutter and Kyle Reynolds was recently featured in the following blogs:

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The Empty Pavilion is a project by McLain Clutter and Kyle Reynolds, with a team of students from the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ariel Poliner, Mike Sanderson and Nate van Wylan. The project was funding by the Taubman College Research Through Making grant program.

The Empty Pavilion is a meditation on Detroit’s evacuated urban context and an experiment in the ability of architecture to make visible a latent public in the city. The project aspires to create an architecture that is physically and semantically empty, while solicitous of public interaction and imaginative projection. The creators of the Empty Pavilion have no specific use or meaning in mind – hoping instead that the project will invite unplanned occupancies and creative associations.