Reigate Building, Priory Park Project, Design, Images, English Architecture
Priory Park Pavilion, Surrey, southeast England
Dominique Perrault pavilion : Priory Park Reigate, Surrey, England, UK
Priory Park Pavilion Reigate
Surrey, southeast England, UK
Design: Dominique Perrault
International competition, winning project May 2005
client Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SH, UK
contact Nina Porter, Project Manager
architect Dominique Perrault Architecte, Paris, France
+ engineering Buro Happold, Bath, UK; Momentum, Bath, UK
location Priory Park, Reigate
gross floor area 350 m²
built volume 1 224 m³
building height 3,60 m
start of conceptual design 2005
construction start Jan 2007
estimated construction period 6 months
budget 570 000 GBP or 832 000 € excluding taxes (value 2006)
Images + information from Dominique Perrault
Visitor Center of the Priory Park, information, café, toilets and office.
The Priory Park Pavilion – transparency with(in) the context and the landscape.
The Pavilion is searching for a dialectic between the artificial and the natural. Beyond the functional spatial quality, the project brings the play between
«nature» and «culture» into a self-reflexive, «scintillating» representation.
The Pavilion positions itself at the interface of the main entrance axises of the Park, between the sunken garden and the water play, on a green carpet in front of the monk’s way. This green carpet, consisting of different circular lawns of different species, acts as the required picnic lawn, while offering in a further dimension the necessary grounding for the pavilion. The pavilion alone, however, is not enough. It relies on its context to develop communication with its environment.
Priory Park Reigate images / information from Dominique Perrault by disk received 230307
Priory Park Pavilion design : Dominique Perrault
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