Caroline O'Donnell: Self Consuming: The Bloodline Pavilion

Bloodline: Self-consuming Barbecue Pavilion proposes an intervention in the grounds of Schloss Solitude which engages with the genetic relationship between the existing castles and embodies a generational mutation within its own lifetime.

A platonic solid clad with grillholz conceals a service space formed by stretching between two simple sections: a grill-window and an ashes- bench. A hyper-functional interior privileges the view of the server to frame the forest axis. The skin is consumed as the grill is used, gradually revealing the asymmetric fire-space.

Originally exhibited in Akademie Schloss Solitude, September to November 2009.

Support from Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Cornell Council for the Arts, Cornell Department of Architecture. Assistance from Nathan Friedman and Daniel Marino. Fabrication by Miller Tilling.
Related Pages
Rafi Segal: Architecture as Dialogue
More New Deans Discuss the Pandemic, Their Institutions, and Approaches to Design Education
Martin Miller Q&A: Architecture, Advancing Technology, and Defining Practice
Francine Houben: People Place Purpose Poetry
Cornell Symposium Looks at Architecture and Construction Post-Waste
Wasted: Trash Talks: Design for the End of Material as We Know It
O'Donnell's Neighborhood Mini-Library Leaves Something, and Nothing, Behind
Débora Mesa Molina and Caroline O'Donnell: The Making of Practice
O'Donnell and Miller Open Primitive Hut at Art Omi
Critically Now: US and Them: American Embassies and the Architecture of Diplomacy
Critically Now Event Series Supports Screenings, Classes, Exhibitions
Cornell Holds No. 1 Rank As America's Top Undergraduate Architecture School
New Book Highlights Diverse Contributions to O'Donnell's Party Wall
Architecture Beyond Borders
Skoglund Releases Short Films on Cornell M.Arch. Program
How CODA Used Hundreds of White Plastic Chairs To Build A Recyclable Pavilion
Cornell Journal of Architecture Releases Spirits, Volume 10
Dancers Perform Choreography Exploring the Urchin
Arts Quad 'Urchin' Challenges Perception of Everyday Objects
Caroline O'Donnell: Urchin
Empathy, Affordance, and Architecture: Panel Discussion
Cornell Holds Leading Positions in 2017 Rankings of America's Top Architecture Schools
Cornell Council for the Arts 2016 Biennial to Focus on Empathy
O'Donnell's CODA Named Emerging Firm in Architectural Review
Caroline O'Donnell: Niche Tactics Book Launch
O'Donnell Publishes Niche Tactics
The Cornell Journal of Architecture Invites Submissions
O’Donnell’s Party Wall wins MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program competition
Architecture journal explores uncertainty, idealism in math
O’Donnell’s Party Wall Opens at MoMA PS1
O'Donnell and Sabin join architecture faculty
O'Donnell wins Europan 11 competition
Cornell architecture journal will relaunch with eighth issue
B.Arch. Number One, M.Arch. Moves Up, and O’Donnell Recognized
O’Donnell Selected as Finalist in MoMA PS1 Competition
O’Donnell and colleague earn second place in Europan competition
O'Donnell exhibits Bloodline at Akademie Schloss Solitude

Also of Interest

Close overlay