Butterfly Pavilion

Designed for The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Botanical Garden, The Butterfly Pavilion is intended to draw visitors to an enchanting display of live butterflies among a native habitat.  The aim is to celebrate the natural environment while stimulating conservation activism. The Botanical Garden is bordered on two ends by city streets has a highly urban context. The Pavilion evokes a translucent butterfly eggshell – light both materially and in appearance.