地点：巴西（Av. Dezessete de Agosto, 1112 - Parnamirim, Recife - PE, 52060-590, Brazil）
照片版权：Guilherme Paiva, Courtesy of SELVAGEN
CasaCor Pernambuco 2018 是美洲最重要的室内，建筑和景观展览，其舞台项目由参数化设计方法实现，其参数化设计包含程序的设计和通过计算机算法得出的建筑解决方案。整个空间被隐喻为树木，因为树木作为代表生命和为我们带来的愉悦时光的自然要素有着意味深长的象征性，而那将会深刻影响人们在其中的体验。
而且，通过对树木的形态学分析，可以将 Arbor Arena 的位置、地面、结构、屋面和照明设备等各个构成部分的功能特性理解为树木的环境、根系、树干、树冠和花朵。
在顶部的中心点，三角锥模块之间插入了一个顶部天窗，允许自然光线进入空间，就像光线穿过树冠一样。一个发光的雕塑从天窗位置吊下，象征着 Arbor Arena 的花朵，LED灯带嵌入木框内部，通过折射仅将亚克力构件的边缘点亮。
Team:Lissa Saruhashi, Carlos Marques, Eduardo Correia, Raik Lira
Lighting Design:Estúdio Carlos Fortes
Landscape Design:Luciano Lacerda
Text description provided by the architects. The project for the arena at CasaCor Pernambuco 2018, America’s most important collective of interior design, architecture and landscape, was developed by parametric design’s methodologies which consists in programming design and architectural solutions through computational algorithms. The whole space was conceived as a metaphor related to the tree, due to its meaningful symbolism as a natural element representational of life and the ludic aspect it brings in our memories for playful and comforting moments, that will deeply affect the experiences people will have when inside the arena.
Also, by analyzing the morphology of a tree it was possible to understand the functional particularity of each component for the construction of the whole, which was fundamental for Arbor Arena’s location, floor, structure, roof and lighting, as the tree’s environment, root, trunk, crown and flower.
In addition to being a space for lectures and debates, it is also a resting area – in contrast with the event which is mostly for visiting – as its located in a central point at the end of the whole course. The internal landscaping has the intention of bringing a native aspect to the vegetation used and, therefore, tropical species such as açaí and ravenalas compose the environment. And in order to preach the importance of sustainability in the project, the existing coconut palm was preserved.
The deck forms the base that provides stability for the entire structure above it and the grandstand, formed by modules that arise from the floor, generates a topography within the space. Just like the roots of a tree, people can have the experience of being able to walk, climb, sit on it. The structure’s woodwork made in maçaranduba, corresponds to the trunk that offers support to all the rest of the Arena’s component parts. Its pieces are fixed by metal vertices and both corten steel entry frames present a perforated pattern referring to the triangular design.
The closure made in Super MDF as triangular based pyramids presents a variation of heights in each one of it, which become flatter near the grandstand and gradually increase towards the stage. They feature decreasing openings from the base of the structure, which are closed by curtains, giving a greater visual permeability and thermal comfort to the space, besides being able to filter the incident light. In order to offer protection from the rain, the faces were selected according to the angulation that provides the least accumulation of water possible.
At their top central point, the modules are interrupted to insert a zenith opening allowing natural light to enter, just as light rays pass through the treetops. Where there is also a luminous sculpture descending from that point as a representation of the flower of the Arena with LED strips embedded inside the wooden profiles that refracts and lightens only the edges of the acrylic pieces.