A proposal developed at my request for the first edition of Hannah Directory in 2013.
Architect Paola Zanotto, who I also collaborated with on Archibio and an augmented reality concept for the UrbanIxD Symposium, devised a roof that could be quickly moved on and off, to cope with the north of England's sometimes changeable weather.
The 2013 program described the reasons for the project:
For Hannah Festival, architect Paola Zanotto has designed a temporary roof for Millennium Square. The structure is inspired by the mechanism used on sailing boats, so it is easy to close when it rains and open again as soon as the sun breaks through."
Images by Paola Zanotto.