January 31, 2012 11:00 PM

Winning design for Nelson pavilion combines art and interaction

In the run-up to a new exhibit on world’s fairs, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art put out a challenge: Design and build a temporary pavilion that would reflect the spirit of innovation and modernity those global expositions have long represented. From a field of 15 proposals, “Sun Pavilion,” a project led by the Kansas City architecture firm Generator Studio, is the winner.

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