The Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) announces the fourth iteration of Fugitive Structures, SCAF’s annual architectural pavilion series. An innovative bamboo “green steel” structure designed by cutting-edge architect Vo Trong Nghia will be installed across two cities and two sites.

State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
1 March – 15 May 2016
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney
8 July – 10 December 2016

The inaugural pavilions were designed by Australian architectural firms; Andrew Burns’s Crescent House (2013) engaged a new audience with architectural thought; and AR-MA: Trifolium (2014) experimented with futuristic technologies via innovative robotic fabrication techniques. Sway (2015) by Israeli architectural collective Sack and Reicher + Muller with Eyal Zur epitomised the temporary – reconnecting the project with its ‘fugitive’ roots. The 2016 pavilion by Vo Trong Nghia Architects marks the first Asian firm in SCAF’s Fugitive Structures programme.

SCAF’s commissioned pavilion is significantly supported by BVN Architecture. The pavilion will first be installed on the grassy platform outside State Library of Queensland in Brisbane in March 2016, coinciding with the inaugural Asia Pacific Architecture Forum (APAF), before being relocated to SCAF’s courtyard in Paddington, Sydney in June 2016.

For Fugitive Structures media enquiries and information, please contact Penny Craswell: / 0421 592 344

For image requests, please contact Sophie Holvast: / 02 9331 1112

Exhibition dates

State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
Official opening: Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Exhibition dates: 1 March – 15 May 2016
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney
Official opening: Thursday, 7 July 2016
Exhibition dates: 8 July – 10 December 2016