Helo, the so called floating balloon inspired by ‘the golden dome’ of amid.cero9, this pavilion acts as a canopy for the rooftop of the IAAC main building. It evokes a sense of lightness which is felt when one walks on to the roof from the interior.

Pseudo Code

Form Development

Base Geometry Iterations

Force Variations

Interactions Animation



Final Render

Forces of Nature – Helo is a project of IaaC, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia developed at the Master in Advanced Architecture (2019/2020) by:

Student: Vinay Prabhakar

Faculty: Rodrigo Aguirre

Assistant: Ivan Marchuk, Manan Jain