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Slow Food Nation Welcome Pavilion / Jensen Architects

  • Architects: Jensen Architects
  • Location: 1645 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
  • Architect: Jensen Architects
  • Project Team: Mark Jensen (Principal), Lincoln Lighthill (Project Architect)
  • Contractor: Therm
  • Area: 400.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2008
  • Photographs: Mark Darley

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From the architect. 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.

© Mark Darley
© Mark Darley

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

© Mark Darley
© Mark Darley
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