The staging area at this music festival was uncomfortably hot the day before it was scheduled to begin. With no budget for air conditioning or additional fans, I needed to build a quick, cheap and recyclable shading device.


The layers of paper provided diffuse natural light in the space as well as mitigating solar heat gain. The space remained comfortable throughout the day. Visually, the screen created a glowing textured beacon from inside the space during the day and from outside at night.

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