The project is developed in three stages:
Phase 1. The prototype. The three axes that define the design of the prototype are the following:
1.- It is a biodegradable construction. The following materials are used: Posidonia oceanica, wool, wood, reused carpentry, glass and oils to protect the carpentry.
2. It is an energy efficient construction. First, we use typical Majorcan galleries working as a natural heater. They capture the heat of the winter sun and keep it within the house. The wooden sunblinds (persianas) protect the house from the summer sun and allow the wind from the sea to enter and cool the house.
3. The building can be disassembled and reassembled elsewhere. Nowadays, one of the most important problems that has to be addressed is the need for demountable buildings. The construction lifecycle should be defined as “assemble-disassemble-assemble” and not as “build and demolish”. The demolition generates a significant amount of waste, so any construction project should minimize the waste by allowing for a possibility to dismantle buildings and re-use the materials
Phase 2. The Pavilion. Once we have the prototype, it has to be adapted to a particular place as it has to interact with the context and the territory. The result of this interaction is the following:
1. Use of the materials and crafts linked to the territory.
2. Interaction with the landscape. The materials used for the exteriors are natural, for example, the wood. The building has to be placed on the site to maximize the sunlight and winds.
3. As the time passes the Pavilion will disappear among the trees.
Phase 3. Living in the Pavilion. Once the Pavilion is built, its characteristics will be verified through the following strategies:
1.Monitoring of the temperature and humidity outside the building, inside the walls, floor and ceilings and inside the building. Comparison of the observed data with the expected characteristics.
2. Study of how thermal and humidity characteristics of the materials change over time.
3. Study of how the inhabitants use the building.
The project will end in the five years time. The Pavilion will be dismantled and reassembled in another place. It is expected that the ecological characteristics of the land the Pavilion was occupying will return to those prior to the construction.