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The Trellis

The Trellis is an open structural framework that creates an inseparable triangle between human, architecture, and nature. Serving as an immediate vaccine center, the project employs prefabricated modular elements for quick construction. The inoculation process is also a sensorial experience that adds a collective memory to people’s physical and mental consciousness, thereby building up trust, equity, and connections within the community. The Trellis follows the topography and gradually grows into a dwelling space for seeds, plants, and nature. Functioning as a community seed bank, it can help ameliorate seed quality, preserve local species, and foster active exchanges and communications. Through an integrated variation of climate, landscape, and activities, the Trellis attempts to trigger people’s sense of respective interdependencies and encourage people’s engagement in seed diversity and food security.