Designed by Bill Caplin the Cornucopia Sukkah is a temporary religious structure used during the Jewish Festival Sukkot and is an entrant in the 2010 New York Sukkah City Design Competition. The design is a contemporary re-visioning of a traditional structure which represents a rough wilderness shelter. The sculptural ribbon serves as human scaled furniture as it winds through the pipe and canvas shelter. The wooden platform extends from the ground to function as a seat, table and then a schach, a traditional covering.  As it climbs it take on symbolic value, fulfilling the terms of design by providing shade but still allowing rain through. Filtered daylight though the wooden slats become an endless changing abstract against the white canvas. The building is developed for simple construction and teardown and uses only three materials in its construction.

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