Category: Architecture + Engineering
Title: The Glo-cal Experience
Name/s: Thanat Prathnadi, Nathan Ngo, Liva Sadovska
Medium, Object: Building Concept
University/s: TU Delft
Supervision: Free work
In response to the impact of the pandemic on the global tourism industry, "The Glo-cal Experience" is a modular high-rise system that brings the experience from tourism countries to a specific location in the host city.
specific location of the host city, bringing international travel home by making it glo-cal. The participating host countries are presented for a limited period of time
presented, alternating their modules at different locations. This is based on travel data such as popularity, diversity of attractions and seasons. This
rotating model allows visitors to experience a variety of international destinations, ensuring they return in anticipation of the next.
Based on the fact that the tourism industry is in the doldrums due to the pandemic, the author develops an alternative scenario with a mega-structure, which is equipped with appropriate slides depending on the country and culture.
with appropriate foils depending on the country and culture. The modules range from staircases to gardens or space capsules that are recycled and reused according to cradle-to-cradle principles. A
utopian and frighteningly intensely rendered vision emerges, which could also come from the interactive computer game world with consoles.