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[email protected] profiles three UK students bringing radical designs to Burning Man 2015.

Each of the three temporary pavilions will rise from the Black Rock Desert to provide a rendezvous spot and shelter for 2015 Burners, and they all experiment with materials, geometry and design in very interesting ways, but that is basically where their similarities lie. Tobias Power took inspiration from designs in nature, such as the helix, to create an interactive structure with intersecting parts. “A figure of our memories, a myriad of our existence, its infinitude transcends time breathing life into the playa,” writes Power. “A rest for our minds, a shelter for our bodies, an eternal, unbreakable, everlasting chain.” Related: Josh Haywood designs stunning lasercut pavilion for Burning Man festival Jon Leung’s Bismuth Bivouac is inspired by the surfaces of bismuth crystals, and a bivouac is a temporary camp without cover typically used by soldiers or mountaineers. This...

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