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BP Solar Pavilion
movable building Baglan Bay, Wales
British Petroleum Arup Associates Ove Arup & Partners
Designed and built in six weeks. Building frame is strip-laminated plywood. ree bowstring trusses support the plywood roof sheathing which is underlayment for 176 panels of photo- voltaic cells. e prefabricated, re-locatable building was originally built for the G8 Confer- ence in Birmingham (UK) and has been moved to the Baglan Bay BP facility in Wales.
Temporary pavilion featuring wall of 176 photovoltaic cells. Mar 1998 May 1998 Acoustics Architecture Structural, mechanical, electrical, and façade engineering Communications