Narrow slits provide entrances to this circular pavilion by Belgian artist Wesley Meuris outside the Flemish town of Borgloon.
Called Memento, the white structure has a smooth exterior and a tiled interior.
The square tiles are in relief, creating different textures and shadows as the sun moves across the sky.
The two slender gaps cast sundial-like shadows around the circle and allow the evening sun to stream in.
Situated on a slope, the pavilion looks out over the central graveyard in the medieval town of Borgloon.
The project is one in a series of permanent structures for public spaces in the Haspengouw region, instigated by the Z33 gallery. Other completed projects include a doughnut-shaped pavilion and a see-through church.
Photography is by Kristof Vrancken.
Here's some more information from Z33:
Memento is a sculpture at the Central Burial of Borgloon. The artwork of Wesley Meuris is an anchor point in the sloping landscape and invites visitors to step in.
The architectural structure of the work provides a special experience of looking and dwelling. The steel built space can be interpreted in many ways by the visitor and challenges the imagination.
Whoever is in the room experiences the intimacy. This reflects the memory of its surroundings.
Initiated by De Nieuwe Opdrachtgevers.
Official opening: May 4th, 2012
On display: permanent from May 5th, 2012
Location: Central Burial of Borgloon, Lambertusstraat, Borgloon
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