Slow Food Nation Welcome Pavilion / Jensen Architects

© Adrian Gregorutti

This Welcome Pavilion provides space for ticketing, information and membership services at the inaugural Slow Food Nation event. The reclaimed shipping container, topped with plants and a windmill, creates an iconic image while providing the introductory public interface for the festival.

Architect: Jensen Architects
Location: Civic Center and Fort Mason, , California,
Project Team: Mark Jensen (Principal), Lincoln Lighthill (Project Architect)
Contractor: Therm
Project Area: 400 sqf
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Mark Darley, Adrian Gregorutti, and Henrik Kam

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Part billboard, part box-office, and part way-finding beacon, the pavilion announces the Slow Food movement’s dedication to sustainability and social responsibility.

© Adrian Gregorutti
© Mark Darley
© Henrik Kam

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Cite: "Slow Food Nation Welcome Pavilion / Jensen Architects" 31 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 May 2015. <>