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, San Francisco, California, USA
Project Team: Mark Jensen (Principal), Lincoln Lighthill (Project Architect)
Project Area: 400 sqf
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Mark Darley, Adrian Gregorutti, and Henrik Kam
Part billboard, part box-office, and part way-finding beacon, the pavilion announces the Slow Food movement’s dedication to sustainability and social responsibility.